British War Medal

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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.

Connors, Denis

Date of Birth
Alias
O'Connor
Address
24 Ross Road, Enniscorthy.
Service No.
3/5926 and 5926
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of William Thomas (butcher by trade), foreman in Messrs Buttle Brothers victualing establishment, and Bridget Connors née Carty of 24 Ross Road, Enniscorthy. Grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belguim.

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. 

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)

Howlett, Martin

Date of Birth
Address
Grange, Arthurstown, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
9142
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
17
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action Flanders during the Third Battle of Ypres
Other Biographical Details

 

Son of Martin and Catherine Howlett (née Murphy) , of Grange, (Ballyhack),  Campile, Co. Wexford. Martin worked as a farm labourer until enlisting in 1915.

Nolan, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
5 Edward's Lane, Enniscorthy.
Service No.
4806
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of the late Patrick and Bridget Nolan née Byrne of 5 Mernagh Street, (Edward's Lane) Enniscorthy. Memorialised on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial (France).

Stafford, Francis

Date of Birth
Address
161 Iveagh Building, 25, New Bride Street, Dublin
Date of Death
Age
38
Circumstances of Death
Missing in Action Gallipoli campaign presumed dead.
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Anne Stafford née Keegan. Husband of Gertrude Stafford née Moore of 161 Iveagh Building, 25 New Bride Street, Dublin.  Served in India and the Boer War Campaign. Was employed in Guinness' and appears on the Guinness Great War Roll of Honour. His final rank was Lance-Corporal - promoted in the field. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial monument, Gallipoli, Turkey.