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Brestlaun, Owen

Date of Birth
Address
Taney, Wexford.
Service No.
10053
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Gallipoli, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Stated he was born at Carnew, Co. Wexford, when enlisting also states Co. Wexford on 1911 Census as place of Birth. Son of Daniel and Bessie , Ballyellis. Memorial at Helles Memorial in Turkey. 

Brien, John

Date of Birth
Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
5458
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in hospital. France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Martin and Mary Brien of Chapel Lane, Enniscorthy. Died three weeks after the beginning of the Second Battle of Ypres, (22 April – 25 May 1915) in which his battalion, 2nd RIR, serving in 4th Division were a part.

Brien, John

Date of Birth
Address
Belfast
Service No.
13545
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders. Commemorated on Menin Gate, Ypres.
Other Biographical Details

Died three week after Second Battle of Ypres (22 April-25 May 1915) in which 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers, serving in 28th Division, were a part. Husband of Mary C. Doherty (formerly Brien) 0f 46 Colinward Street, Springfield Road, Belfast.

Brien, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
9972
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Mary Brien. Killed near Ypres, Flanders on the last day of the Actions of St Eloi Craters (27 March to 16 April 1916).

Broaders, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
21718
Rank
8th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders, Loos sector.
Other Biographical Details

Son of E & Bridget Broaders of 10 William St, New Ross. Killed in the Loos sector, France - 8th Royal Dublins, serving 16th Irish Division were fighting around Hulluch, Loos, and were raiding German trenches in May/June 1916 before being transferred to the Somme sector in July.

Brooks, John

Service No.
6599
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Messines Flanders.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Ellen Brooks of Enniscorthy. Husband of Margaret Brooks of 18 Duffy Gate, Enniscorthy. Enniscorthy Guardian. Date of death, 19th October, is the date that 2nd Royal Irish assaulted the town of Le Pilly, during the Battle of La Bassee .

Brophy, Andrew

Date of Birth
Address
Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny
Service No.
5037
Rank
2nd Btn.
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action on the first day of the Battle of Delville Wood, (14 July – 15 September 1916), First Battle of the Somme.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Andrew and Mary Brophy of High Street, Graiguenamanagh. No known grave but is listed on Pier and Face 3.A. on the Thiepval Memorial in France. 

Brown, Nicholas

Date of Birth
Alias
Browne
Address
King Street, Wexford.
Service No.
9653
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Sarah Brown née Howlin. His father was a Baker by trade.  Originally joined the 1st Batt, Royal Irish Rangers in 1908 and had served in India. Sent to France in 1914 at the outbreak of war. Buried in strand Military Cemetery, Belgium.  Died one month after Second Battle of Ypres (22 April-25 May 1915) in which 1st Royal Irish, serving in 27th Division, were a part. Served in Connaught Rangers before war.

Browne, James

Date of Birth
Address
Green Street, Wexford.
Service No.
9663
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds. France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mr J. Browne of Green St, Wexford. Buried Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery, Houplines, France. Served as a machine gunner - killed while manning the machine gun in a defensive position.

Browne, Robert Patrick

Service No.
25343
Rank
10th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action on the first day of the Battle of the Ancre, France, a phase of the Battles of the Somme 1916 (13-18 November 1916).
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Mary E Browne of 7 Upper George St, Wexford. Browne fought against the rebels in the 1916 Rising. 

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.

Busher, James

Date of Birth
Address
Kilmore
Service No.
2786
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Palestine, Died of wounds sustained in battle during the Defence of Jerusalem.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Joseph & Annie Busher of Ballyseskin, Kilmore. 10th Irish Division, which included 6th Munsters, advanced on Ramallah during 27/28th December. Buried at Jerusalem War Cemetery.

Butler, Philip

Date of Birth
Address
Tinahely, Co. Wicklow
Service No.
4391
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Philip (d. 28/12/1928) & Bridget (nee Daly) Butler, Gorey, Co. Wexford. Date of death, 19th October, is the date that 2nd Royal Irish assaulted the town of Le Pilly, during the Battle of La Bassee .

Byrne, Garrett

Date of Birth
Address
Ballyfad, Co. Wexford
Service No.
10096
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action on V Beach (one of five main landing areas) two days after the Gallipoli landings.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Peter & Mary Byrne of Rathpierce Cottage, Ballyfad, Gorey. Byrne was one of the first waves of soldiers that came ashore with Royal Dublin and Royal Munster Fusiliers at Cape Helles on 25th April 1915. V Beach Cemetery, Turkey.

Byrne, James

Date of Birth
Address
Gorseinon, Glam.
Service No.
53948
Rank
Regiment
15th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action near Ypres, Flanders just before the opening of the Third Battle of Ypres.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Catherine Byrne née Karney.

Byrne, James

Date of Birth
Address
Camolin.
Service No.
4204
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders two days after German assault on St Eloi, near Ypres, Flanders.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John Byrne of Ballyhast, Leskinfere, Gorey. Germans launched an attack on British positions at St Eloi (14 March 1915) - 1st Royal Irish were serving in 27th Division which bore the brunt of the assault.Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium. 

Byrne, James

Date of Birth
Alias
John
Service No.
1462
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
38
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action during the First Battle of Ypres, Flanders (19 October-30 November 1914).
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael & Bridget Byrne of The Hook, Co. Wexford. Husband of Mary Byrne of Arthurstown.

Byrne, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
S/10203 and 10203
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Joseph Byrne of Ballycanew, Gorey. Formerly served as 4/4233 Pte in the Royal Irish Regiment. Killed during a quiet period four months before opening of Battle of the Somme on July 1st. According to article in Free Press in 1916 Byrne complained in letter home of 'dullness and inactivity' prior to death. 

Byrne, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
39 Irish Street, Enniscorthy
Service No.
83711
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Rosanna Byrne née Murray of 39 Irish St, Enniscorthy. Died after the war - buried at New Catholic Cemetery Enniscorthy.

Byrne, Patrick (alias)

Date of Birth
Alias
Carton, Patrick (real name)
Address
Service No.
6731
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
39
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action while fighting in the The Battle of Armentières October 1914, France.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Hugh and Mary Carton. His will states his mother was Mrs Mary Rourke, Moyeady, Ballycarney, Co. Wexford. Patrick enlisted under the alias Byrne but his christened name was Carton. Listed on Panel 10 on the Ploegsteert Memorial in Belgium. 

Byrne, Samuel

Date of Birth
Address
Ballymitty
Service No.
8995
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action during the Second Battle of Ypres, Flanders (22 April – 25 May 1915).
Other Biographical Details

Son of John & Lucy Byrne of Ballinglee, Ballymitty. Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium. 

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.

Byrne, Thomas Francis

Date of Birth
Alias
Francis Byrne
Service No.
29539
Rank
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds at home, Sheffield.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Richard & Bridget Byrne née O'Brien of 36 Roe St, Belfast. His father was Colour-Sergeant 5th R Irish Regiment. Died at the War Hospital, Sheffield. CWGC wrongly uses number 29537. Buried in Sheffield St Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery Yorkshire.

Byrne, William

Address
Ballythomas, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow.
Service No.
2894
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action in the Ypres sector during the period of Winter operations, 1914-15 on the Western Front.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Tobias and Mary Byrne of Ballythomas, Tinahely, Co Wicklow. No known grave, commemorated on Panel 11, Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.

Campbell, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Wexford
Service No.
6021
Rank
3rd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Accidentally drowned in Kinsale Harbour.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Campbell née Fitzpatrick. His father Thomas was a retired RIC Sergeant and died at Shanbogh, New Ross, Co. Kilkenny, 6.9.1914.

Canavan, Matthew

Date of Birth
Address
Ballon, Co.Carlow
Service No.
7667
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action during Battle of Le Pilly, France.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Laurence and Anne Canavan née Roche. Married Margaret Doran 1907. Widow later Mrs Peter Kearney.  Date of death, 19th October, is the date that 2nd Royal Irish assaulted the town of Le Pilly, during the Battle of La Bassee.

Cane, Michael

Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
10656
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Mrs Margaret Cane of Milehouse, Enniscorthy

Canham, Herbert Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
1691
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Alfred and Mary Canham. The 1911 Census shows him at Cornwall, Killurin.

Canty, Daniel

Alias
David
Address
Ard na Cuan, Rosslare Harbour
Service No.
7562
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Contracted enteric fever in Salonika, Died at Welsh Metropolitan Hospital, Whitechurch, Cardiff following a prolonged illness.
Other Biographical Details

Daniel Canty was Station Master at Kilrane station and also at Killinick station. Joined the Royal Irish Regiment  in early 1915. He married Margaret Bellamy in June 1915. She lived at Ballygillane Big, Rosslare Harbour. Active service began on 02nd August 1915 in France. Gassed near Loos (a suburb of Lille) in August or September1915. Returned to active service and shipped to Salonika on 26th November 1915. He was buried in Kilrane Cemetery, Co. Wexford, on 10th May 1916 following a large and well attended funeral.

Cardiff, Patrick

Address
Taghmon
Service No.
4380
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mrs Elizabeth Kinsella of Taghmon.

Carley, Joseph

Service No.
6380
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died at home.
Other Biographical Details

Carroll, Richard

Service No.
10641
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Listed on Panels 11 and 12 on the Le Touret Memorial in France.

Carthy, James

Date of Birth
Address
12 Shannon Hill, Enniscorthy
Service No.
4449
Rank
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
At Home. Medical discharge due to aggravated TB 15/07/1916
Other Biographical Details
Son of James Carthy of 12 Shannon Hill, Enniscorthy.

Carthy, John

Date of Birth
Alias
Carty
Address
Green Street, Wexford.
Service No.
18047
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action in Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Grave Reference: Special memorial A.1. Cemetery - twelve Tree Copse Cemetery in Turkey. He signs himself Carthy in correspondence.

Carton, Patrick

Service No.
6731
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details
Listen on Panel 10 on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

Cash, Thomas

Address
Screen
Service No.
666 and G/666
Rank
Regiment
9th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mr. John Cash, D.C. Ballyrouan, Screen

Chapman, Edward

Date of Birth
Address
Tagoat
Service No.
9539
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Chapman née Furlong

Cheevers, Matthew

Date of Birth
Alias
Mattie
Address
Campile, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
14211
Rank
12th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Catherine Cheevers née Hanlon of Horeswood, Campile, Co. Wexford.

Cleary, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Gelli Rhondda, Glam
Service No.
25457
Rank
17th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
37
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Husband of Johanna Roche of Kingsford, Barntown, Wexford., Son of William and Mary Coady née Connolly. The 1901 Census shows John Coady, b Ireland, aged 23, boarding at 17 Deron Street, Glasgow.