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O'Brien, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
5, Athol Terrace, Athol St., Liverpool.
Date of Death
Age
61
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine U-24 just 50 miles SW off the Old Head of Kinsale.
Other Biographical Details

Son of the late John and Mary O'Brien; husband of Johanna O'Brien (nee Sheehan) of 5, Athol Terrace, Athol St., Liverpool. Born in Co. Wexford. Torpedoed without warning and sunk by German submarine U-24 when on a voyage from Liverpool to New York carrying passengers and a general cargo including mail. 61 years of age.

Patrick Roach

Date of Birth
Address
5 St. Michael's Street, New Ross, Wexford.
Date of Death
Age
52
Circumstances of Death
Drowned-Slipped off Dock on approaching gangway when returning to ship from leave at 10.45pm.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Matthew and Margaret Roach. Next of kin at time of death was his Brother of 5 St. Michael Street, New Ross, Wexford. Buried on the 9th November 1917 in Saint Kentigen's Catholic Cemetery, Lockburn, Maryhill, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. (Grave IX 477) .

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