Corporal

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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.

Boyce, Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Rowe St and Abbey St, Wexford.
Service No.
12060
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, killed in Action. Killed on the first day of the Ludendorff/ German Spring Offensive.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Joseph & Mary Boyce née Withers, 16 Abbey St, Wexford. 

Crowther, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
10767
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Julia Crowther nee Walton of 5 Graham's Cottages, Ballybough Road, Dublin.

Delaney, James Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
8523
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Delaney nee Tracy of Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

Devereux, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
5520
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Ellen Devereux nee Larkin, John's Gate Street, Wexford. Later Gibson Street, Wexford.

Doyle, John

Date of Birth
Address
Clonroche, Co. Wexford
Service No.
9297
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds at No. 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, France
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Mary Doyle nee Boland of Clonroche. 

Furlong, Edward

Address
Taghmon
Service No.
15932
Rank
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Annastatia Furlong of Taghmon, Co. Wexford. Husband of Elizabeth Furlong of 48 Slievekeale, Waterford.

Healey, Maurice Kevin

Date of Birth
Alias
Maurice Shine
Address
51 Castle Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
Service No.
83381
Rank
177th Company
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Died of gunshot wound to the head at No. 12 Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas Joseph and Kathleen E. Healey nee Shine of Wexford. His father was a solicitor. Married Marjorie Elizabeth Sprent on 26 November 1914. Resided at Peter Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Prior to enlistment as 18687 Private Maurice Shine, 3rd Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, on 1 March 1915, he was a clerk with the Munster and Leinster Bank, Nenagh, but had embezzled £255 from the bank. He was arrested 27 March 1915. Convicted 17 April 1915 and sentenced to six months in prison. Upon his release he rejoined his regiment until he transferred to the Machine Gun Corps 16 November 1916.

Joyce, John Ulick

Date of Birth
Service No.
PO/13059
Rank
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Bulwark was blown up in Sheerness Harbour.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John Evans Joyce and Margaret Affra Joyce née Magrath of Taghmon. Husband of Josephine Joyce of Aughfal House, Taghmon, Co.Wexford. 

Kavanagh, William

Date of Birth
Address
Fairfield, Enniscorthy
Service No.
9494
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Aiden and Sarah Kavanagh nee Foster of Fairfield, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. 

Kelly, Michael Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
1958
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Died from pneumonia at Usher's Island.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Bridget Kelly of 12 Usher's Island, Dublin. Previously served as 6694 in the R Irish Regt. Boer War veteran. Re-enlisted 25.10.14 but discharged as unfit 25.11.14. Son of Sergeant Michael Kelly, R Irish Regiment, and Ann nee O'Brien. The 1901 Census shows his pensioner father, manager of the County Wexford Club, at 34 Spawell Road, Wexford. Married Bridget O'Gorman, Rowe Street, Wexford, 24.2.1908. In 1911 his father was at Custom House Quay, Wexford.

Kinsella, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Gorey
Service No.
4035
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Husband of Bridget Kinsella of Lower Wexford Street, Gorey. Son of Patrick Kinsella. Married Mrs Bridget Hobbs née Gaffney at Gorey 1911

Leo, Francis

Date of Birth
Address
Liverpool
Service No.
11095
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Died in India
Other Biographical Details
Son of Francis John and Margaret Leo née Doyle.

Lewis, Thomas Norman

Date of Birth
Address
Dawlish, Devonshire
Service No.
56882
Rank
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Died in France
Other Biographical Details
Son of Thomas Norman and Mary Lewis nee Bray of 3 Idllesleigh Terrace, Dawlish, Devon.

Lyons, John

Date of Birth
Address
Dublin
Service No.
9030
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
38
Circumstances of Death
Died in France and Flanders Died at The Curragh Military Hospital from heart disease.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Mary Lyons of 9 William Place, Sheriff Street, Dublin. Son of John and Elizabeth Lyons nee Mansfield.

Malone, Joseph

Address
Gorey
Service No.
31192
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in a shellfire, France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Catherine Malone, formerly of Thomas Street, Gorey. 

Mc Grath, Thomas

Address
31 Monument Place, Wexford
Service No.
17877
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Elizabeth McGrath of 31 Monument Place, Wexford. 

Mercer, Samuel Alexander

Date of Birth
Service No.
WR/552234, also 168453
Rank
Regiment
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Died in Mesopotamia
Other Biographical Details
Son of George and Anna Rebecca Mercer nee Clarke of Gorey.

Murphy, James

Address
Kilflynn, Co.Kerry
Service No.
13988
Rank
Regiment
2nd Field Company
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Annie Murphy of New Ross. Husband of Ellie Murphy of Kilflynn, Co. Kerry.

Nolan, James

Address
New Ross
Service No.
1026 and G/1026
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of William Nolan or Irish Town, New Ross, Co.Wexford.

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.

O'Connor, James

Date of Birth
Address
Dublin
Service No.
10858
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
18
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds
Other Biographical Details

Grandson of Mr. James O'Connor, Clerk of the Wexford Union and of Mr. John Fenlon, Herd, Johnstown Castle.Son of Sergeant Roderick (R Irish Regiment) and Mary O'Connor née Fenlon of Redmondstown, Rathaspeck. Both parents born in Wexford.

O'Hanlon, Richard

Date of Birth
Address
Duncormick, Co.Wexford
Service No.
11044
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Bridget O'Hanlon of Ballyfrory, Ballymitty, Co.Wexford. Article in The People 1916. He was aged 15 in the 1911 Census at Ballyfrory.

Patrick J Doolan

Date of Birth
Alias
Dolan
Address
511 West 49th Street, New York.
Service No.
89030
Rank
Regiment
Company A
Date of Death
Age
38
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France (Baccaret Sector)
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Bridget Doolan née Donavan of Maudlin, New Ross. Doolan was mobilised from the New York National Guard in June, 1916 having served five years with the N.G.
He was promoted to Corporal in July 1917 and shipped to France on 25th October 1917. Engagements include Foret Porroy, France, Baccarat Sector; Champagne Chateau Thierry. Survived by his sister Mrs. Katherine O'Connor, 38 Rollins Street, West Lynn, Mass.
 

 

Roberts, Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
9 Bride Place, Wexford
Service No.
31442
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Robert and Margaret Roberts nee Caulfield of South Main Street, Wexford. Husband of Annie Roberts of 9 Bride Place, Wexford. Memorial on Panel 6 & 7, Ploegsteert, Belgium.

Roberts, William

Date of Birth
Address
Gorey
Service No.
10532
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Mentioned in Dispatches. Son of John and Anne Roberts of Wells, Gorey. One of the three brothers who served. Memorial: Panel 33, Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium.

Roche, Patrick

Address
Cockpit-Lane
Service No.
10144
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action Salonika
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Mary Roche of Gibson Street, Wexford. Article in The Echo.