Lance Corporal

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Breen, Matthew

Date of Birth
Address
Fethard
Service No.
1844 (9529)
4th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Died of wounds
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Margaret Breen née Dunne, of Herrylock, Fethard, Wexford.

Breen, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
4 Patrick's Place, Enniscorthy.
Service No.
4370
11th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Wounded while fighting in the Dardanellas. Died at Sea on hospital ship enroute to Malta
Other Biographical Details

The son of James and Margaret Breen née Habernathy of 66 Ross Rd, Enniscorthy. Brother of James Breen (4387) Irish Guards, 1st Battalion, who was killed less than fours months earlier in France during The Battle of Festubert (15–25 May 1915. Husband of Margaret Breen née Nolan of 4 Patrick's Place, Enniscorthy. Thomas left a window and two children. Remembered on Panel 158 - 170, Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Brien, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
6952
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed during Battle of Le Pilly, France.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Nellie (Ellen) Brien née Fitzgerald, Byrne's Lane, Wexford whom he married on October 17th 1910. Son of the late John and Mary Brien née Kehoe, John Street, Wexford. (Later of Duke Street). Remembered on Panel 11&12, Le Touret Memorial, France.

Brown, Charles H.S.

Date of Birth
Address
Service No.
8996
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action near Ypres, Flanders on the last day of the Actions of St Eloi Craters (27 March to 16 April 1916)
Other Biographical Details

Sole legatee was his uncle Robert J. Armstrong, Greenmount, Castlebellingham, Co. Louth. Ireland's Memorial Records incorrectly states that he was aged 15. The 1911 Census shows Pte Charles Brown, aged 21, born Ballamon, Ferns, serving with 2nd Leinster Regiment in India. Appears on the memorial at Tully Church, Foxrock, Dublin. Commemorated on panel 44 Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium. 

Byrne, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
Ballinacarrig, Co.Wicklow
Service No.
6723
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
17
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Peter & Mary Byrne of Ballinacarrig. 2nd Irish Guards were serving in the Guards Division at the time. Listed on Menin Gate, Ypres.

Canavan, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Kilcavan, Tara Hill, Gorey
Service No.
5872
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action, France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Charles and Margaret Canavan née Smith. His father was a Metropolitan police Office. He lived Kilcavan, Tara Hill, Gorey with his uncle James Canavan. He was a Gaelic Leaguer and all Ireland Hornpipe champion in 1906 at the Wexford Feis and again the following year in Wicklow. Buried in the Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy , France.

Caulfield, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Largs, Ayrshire
Service No.
12901
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
37
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Bridget Caulfield nee Kenny, Coolroe. Wife Mary

Caulfield, Robert

Date of Birth
Address
New Ross
Service No.
371737
Regiment
8th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Margaret Caulfield nee Browne of Lady Lane, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Cavanagh, Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Ebbw Vale, Mon.
Service No.
9634
5th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Died at Sea
Other Biographical Details

Son of Brian and Anastasia Cavanagh née Venn of Duncannon Fort, Co. Wexford.

Daly, John

Date of Birth
Alias
John Dooley
Address
New Ross
Service No.
10160
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Miss Catherine Dooley. His mother married Denis Daly, Mary Street, New Ross, in 1896.

Dempsey, Simon

Date of Birth
Service No.
6282
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Simon and Kate Dempsey née Whitty formerly Byrne. Served as 63393 Constable in the Royal Irish Constabulary from 1907. Brother of Thomas Dempsey of 'Mountain View', Castle Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow. 

Devereux, James

Service No.
29783
13th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

 Grandson of Mrs Sarah Lynch formerly Leary nee Murphy, 10 Duffry Gate, Enniscorthy. Step-sister Stasia Leary. Nephew of Michael Leary.

Devereux, Patrick John

Date of Birth
Address
Moved to New Zealand with parents in 1910
Service No.
Dec-72
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of James T and Jane Devereaux of Glenbrook, Waiku, Aukland. Grandson to Mr John Buttle, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy

Donovan, Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
2646
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Edward and Kate Donovan née Quigley. Widow Florence E. O'Donovan.

Doyle, James

Date of Birth
Address
Talbot Street, Wexford
Service No.
1385
3rd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Died from pneumonia at Talbot Street, Wexford
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Alice Doyle nee Byrne, 59 Talbot Street, Wexford.

Doyle, Jeremiah

Date of Birth
Address
Wexford
Service No.
22839
8th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Maria Doyle.

Doyle, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
26497
67th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Catherine Doyle nee Whitty, 37 Doyle's Street, Waterford. His father Able Seaman Patrick Doyle, SS Formby, was killed 16 December 1917.

Ferris, Charles

Date of Birth
Address
Wexford
Service No.
2416
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Mary Ann Ferris née Kelly. His father was in the RIC. Widow Florence

Fortune, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Monageer
Service No.
2020
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Ann Fortune nee Doyle of Gorey Hill, Gorey, Co. Wexford. 

Holden, John

Date of Birth
Address
Barrack Street, New Ross
Service No.
10003
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Repatriated POW, died from TB at New Ross Workhouse
Other Biographical Details

Commonwealth War Graves Commission states that he was the son of James Holden of Barrack Street, New Ross. He was actually the son of Miss Bridget Holden, Barrack Lane, New Ross, who married John Gardiner, Michael Street, New Ross, 6 July 1916. He had been taken prisoner by the Germans in August 1914. Repatriated in 1915 and resided at 4 Barrack Street.

James Brett

Date of Birth
Alias
James Jnr
Address
370 Bannerman Ave, Winnipege, Manitoba, Canada.
Service No.
148734
78th
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Missing presummed dead after action near the Village of Hallu, France.
Other Biographical Details

Son of James (1869-1926) and Mary Margaret Brett née Sweeney (1871-1945) both born Co. Wexford. Residents of  house 12 in Rochestown, Wexford in 1901 census. Moved to City of Winnipeg, Canada c. 1903. He was recorded as missing in action at a battle near Hallu, as part of the Battle of Amiens, and his name is recorded on the Vimy memorial. Both father and son enlisted. James Snr. survived and was discharged on 1st April 1919.

James, Thomas

Address
Ballycumber, King's County
Service No.
24535
8th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Eldest son of Mr and Mrs J.James, Ballinapierce, Enniscorthy. 

Jolly, Andrew Gordon

Date of Birth
Service No.
G/4782
4th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Master Gunner Andrew John and Julia Jolly née Jackson of 'St Leonard's' 31 Beach Road, Southsea.

Kehoe, John

Address
Bewley Street, New Ross
Service No.
10137
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Kelly, Michael

Address
Bray, Co.Wicklow
Service No.
1198
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Steven and Margaret Kelly.

Kelly, Michael

Address
Tranmere, Cheshire
Service No.
1936
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Widow Ellen

Lacy, Patrick

Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
8845
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Johanna Lacy of 9 Duffry Street, Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford. 

Lacy/Leacy, Patrick

Alias
Leacy
Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
8845
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Johanna Lacy of 9 Duffry Street, Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford. Article in the Echo.

Lannon, Thomas Francis

Date of Birth
Address
Swansea
Service No.
4815
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Denis and Kate Lannon née Rushford.

Lawler, William

Address
Tacumshane
Service No.
10409
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Darby and Mrs Bridgid Lawler.

Mellefont, Thomas Gray

Date of Birth
Address
Riverchapel, Courtown, Co. Wexford
Service No.
2/9887
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Youngest son of Robert and Susan Mellefont née Gilbert. His Father, born in Co. Wexford was station officer in the Coast Guard. 1901 census shows family living in Riverchapel. Thomas enlisted before the War in Jan 1912. His Brother Gilbert serned with the Royal Navy and survived the War.

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 

Monaghan, Bernard

Date of Birth
Address
Shannon, Enniscorthy
Service No.
4087
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders. Gas poisoning at the front.
Other Biographical Details
Article in a Wexford newspaper. Son of Thomas and Mary Anne Monaghan née Neill.

Monaghan, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Taghmon
Service No.
3186
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Elizabeth Monaghan nee Nolan of Taghmon, Co. Wexford. Thomas is one of four brothers serving in the army.
Memorial Reference: Panel 185 - 190, Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Moore, James

Date of Birth
Address
Well Lane (Selskar), Wexford
Service No.
10952
5th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Laurence and Anastasia Moore née Fowler. Son of Mrs. Moore, Well Lane (Selskar), Wexford. Article in a Wexford newspaper and article in The People, 1915.

Murphy, John

Address
Wexford
Service No.
4708
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Murphy of Wexford.

Murphy, Thomas

Address
Danescastle, Carrig-on-Bannow
Service No.
1800
Regiment
1/6th
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Article in the Echo 1915

Neill, Patrick

Date of Birth
Alias
Patrick O'Neill
Service No.
8691
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Miss Mary Anne Neill. Patrick was an assistant baker in the New Ross Workhouse before joining the army. Having served for some years in India, he returned to Liverpool before the outbreak of war. At the front he survived the Battle of Mons but was wounded in a subsequent engagement. Memorial on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. (Panel 33).

Neville, Martin

Date of Birth
Address
Bannow
Service No.
11537
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Margaret Neville née Roach.