1914–15 Star

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Busher, Edward

Address
Bride Street, Wexford.
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died from wounds in the Somme sector.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Margaret Busher née Hanton of Bride Street, Wexford. Prior to the war, Edward was a reservist and rejoined the army on the outbreak of hostilities 1914. Buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery, France.

Byrne, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Lived in Wygram, Wexford. (also lived in Waterloo Road and Upper John Street.)
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action during the Third Battle of Ypres, Flanders (Jul 31, 1917 – Nov 10, 1917).
Other Biographical Details

Son of John & Sarah Byrne, (nee Lacey) Wygram, Wexford. Step Mother Margaret Byrne (nee Roche) at John Street, Wexford. Thomas was an apprentice moulder in a local foundry at the time of the Wexford Lockout 1911. His body was never recovered. He is memorialised on panel 33, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

Doyle, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Swift Curriet, Saskatchewan.
Service No.
252284
Rank
Regiment
49th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Died in Hospital in service, Winnipeg
Other Biographical Details

Died in Hospital in service at Man Mill Hospital , Tuxedo, Winnipeg from advanced TB. Discharged from front. Returned to Canadia on H.S. Araguaya from Liverpool 04/02/18. Husband of Muriel, Patriot, Sask. Occupation on enlistment was Teamster. 

Fitzhenry, James

Date of Birth
Address
Fair Gate, New Ross
Service No.
13140
Rank
C Battery, 62nd Brigade
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Mary Fitzhenry nee Forrestal of Fair Gate, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Grennell, Richard P.

Date of Birth
Alias
Thomas Kelly, Grennel, Grannell
Address
52 Lowe St. Gisborn.
Service No.
10/3315
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Died of Disease (Pneumonia) while on active service, France.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Richard and Mary Grannel née Brien (or Bryan possibly Tomhaggard) of Castle Hill Street, Wexford. Husband of Mary Ann Grennell née Nolan, Bond Street, Liverpool and father to Elizabeth b. Feb 1908 Liverpool. Occupation at time of enlistment was marine firemen.

Recorded as enlisting under an assumed name of Thomas Kelly but this may have been a clerical error on the part of the military. Corrected after death.
Buried Cimetière Saint-Pierre, Marseille, France.

Handrick, James

Date of Birth
Alias
James Hanrick
Address
The Maudlins, New Ross.
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of the John and Elizabeth Handrick née Whitty, Maudlins, New Ross. Buried in Lonsdale Military Cemetary, Athuile, France. (Ref: VI.2.6)

Molloy, Patrick Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
1550
Rank
24th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Rachel Molloy, Askinch, Coolgreaney, Co.Wexford. The 1901 Census shows him with the family at Stepaside, Co. Dublin. His father was an RIC constable. By 1911 his father was a farmer at Askinch, Co. Wexford, but Patrick was not present. Worked as a Farm Labourer in Australia

Awarded the Military Medal (AIF routine order No 16 dated 9th April 1918 and promoted to Sergeant) and is listed in the Commonwealth Gazette No 175 dated 7th November 1918.
Originally buried by the Rev, T.A. Campbell at Verloy. Re-interred  6 miles due north of Lillers 13-08-1918 in Thiemmes Military Cemetery.

Murphy, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Kiltealy, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
19545
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds Battle of the Somme
Other Biographical Details

Son of James (a carpenter by trade) and Bridget Murphy née Breen of Kiltealy.  Brother of James Murphy Junior of Cloroguemore, Kiltealy, Enniscorthy. Buried in Plot 1. Row G, Grave 18 Bertrancourt Military Cemetery. France.