Military Medal

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Barnes , Edward MM

Date of Birth
Address
Bannow, Co. Wexford
Service No.
8/12575
Rank
8th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Benjamin and Mary Ann Barnes née Gooding. In 1901 the family resided in Bannow, Co. Wexford, where his father was with the Coast Guard. Prior to enlisting Edward worked as a wood turner in Belfast.

Cooper, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Taghmon
Service No.
2273
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Mary Cooper née Warren, Taghmon, Co. Wexford. Brother of 7571 John Cooper.

Doolan, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
New Ross
Service No.
4522
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Died at 7th General Hospital, St Omer, France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Kate Doolan nee Palmer of Barrack Street, New Ross.

Fitzpatrick, James Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Redmond's Town, Enniscorthy
Service No.
5816
Rank
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action in Ypres
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Margaret Fitzpatrick.  Brother  John Fitzpatrick at Ballynaslaney, Oylgate, Co. Wexford

Leary, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
7904
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Died of Apoplexy
Other Biographical Details

Son of John Leary of Shannon Hill, Enniscorthy. Listed in the London Gazette.

Merriman, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Kilcannon, Enniscorthy
Service No.
7974
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Anne Merriman née Carney 

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.

Nolan, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ballinamona, Ballycanew, Gorey.
Service No.
8225
Rank
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action during the Battle of San Quentin at The Somme
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Margaret Nolan née Duffy of Ballinamona, Ballycanew. (Twin brother of Peter.) Formally with the Royal Irish Regiment Service number 5161. 
Decorated in 1917 and awarded the Military Medal, for bravery in battle on land.  He was listed in the London Gazette on 18th July 1917. Memorialised on Panel 90-93 the Pozieres Memorial, The Somme, France.

Somers, Albert Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Cloughjordan, Co.Tipperary
Service No.
3-7984 and 7984
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Robert Wilson Somers and Charlotte Somers nee Boyse of Cloughjordan, Co.Tipperary.

Awarded Military Medal and Bar

Walsh, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
19488
Rank
Regiment
3rd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Mary Walsh née Grady of Killinick.

Whelan, Peter

Date of Birth
Service No.
6965
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Mary Ann Whelan née Kennedy. The 1911 Census shows them at 20 Parnell Street, Wexford. Son of Mr. J. and Mrs M.R. Whelan of 38 Parnell Street, Wexford.