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Allen, Michael Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
3623B
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
HMS Goliath was sunk in Morto Bay off Cape Helles by three torpedoes from an Ottoman destroyer
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Catherine Allen of New Ross. Widow Marianne at 8 Derby Road, Weaste, Manchester.

Barron, William

Date of Birth
Address
Ballyhack, Arthurstown, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
2842A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed in Dardanelles by German destroyer the Muvanet -I Milet.
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Mary Barron née Neville of Ballyhack, Arthurstown. When torpedoed, the HMS Goliath blew-up and capsized immediately taking 570 of her 750 crew including the captain to a watery grave. (Enniscorthy Guardian 1915)

Bolger, John

Date of Birth
Address
Byrne's Lane, Wexford
Service No.
2320.D.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
50
Circumstances of Death
Killed as a direct result of enemy action. Buried at Sea. HMS Grafton was struck by Turkish shells off Suvla, Gallipoli on 12th August 1915, killing nine of her crew including John Bolger.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John & Mary Bolger née Bennett of Wexford. Husband of Mary Bolger née Murphy of Byrne's Lane. Father of Patrick Bolger  Worcestershire Regiment 15th Bn. (49878). Gallipoli/ Dardanelles campaign casualty.

Butler, Edward

Date of Birth
Address
24 Parnell St, Wexford
Service No.
1991D
Rank
Date of Death
Age
38
Circumstances of Death
Killed as a direct result of enemy action- ship sunk by German submarine UC-17
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Son of Nicholas & Martha Butler of 24 Parnell St, and husband of Annie Butler at same address.

Byrne, John

Date of Birth
Address
Ballinatray Cottages, Courtown.
Service No.
5373.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
37
Circumstances of Death
Died from disease.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Ellen Brennan Byrne, Ballinatray, Gorey. Son of John and Ann Byrne née Berry.

Cormack, John

Date of Birth
Alias
John Joseph Cormick
Service No.
4682B
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed at Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Brother of William Cormack, Bing, Kilrane, Tagoat, Co. Wexford. Parents: John Cormick and Margaret Hayes. The 1901 Census shows William McCormack (21) at Bing with his siblings John (18), Mattie (16) and Maggie (14). By 1911 William had a family and John, an agricultural labourer, lived with him. Next of kin was his brother William McCormack.

Dempsey, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
5752A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
HMS Goliath was torpedoed in the Dardanelles
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Son of John and Mary Dempsey of Bride St, Wexford.

Doyle, Andrew

Date of Birth
Service No.
3131.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
41
Circumstances of Death
Died from disease at Dreadnought Hospital, Greenwich
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Bridget Doyle. Cousin of Edward Turner, Riverchapel, Courtown Harbour, Wexford.

Doyle, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
5367B
Rank
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
HMS Laurentic was sunk by a mine en route to Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Son of John and Annie Doyle nee Parle of Ballyhealy, Kilmore, Co.Wexford. 

Kavanagh, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
5729A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Ship was sunk by three torpedoes from German destroyer Muvanet-1-Milet.
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Kavanagh nee Cahill of Kildermott, Ballymoney, Gorey, Co.Wexford. His father was a farmer. Gave his date of birth to the RN as the 15th April 1892.

Kehoe, Francis

Date of Birth
Address
2 Eden Terrace, Kingstown, Dublin.
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Ship sunk by German Submarine UB-123 on the way to Holyhead
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Catherine Kehoe nee Murphy, Bride Street, Wexford, and later of 2 Eden Terrace, Kingstown, Dublin. His father was a Dublin Port pilot who predeceased him. Siblings were William, Catherine, Teresa, Ellen, John, Patrick, and Mary Ann.

Kehoe, James

Date of Birth
Service No.
2942A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Died from disease
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Son of Michael and Annie Kehoe nee Doyle of Riverchappel, Courtown Harbour, Gorey, Wexford. His father was a labourer. Gave his date of birth to the RN as 26th January 1891. 

Kenny, Edward

Date of Birth
Address
Ballinatray
Service No.
5733A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
18
Circumstances of Death
Killed in the Dardanelles
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Son of Mary Anne Kenny nee Redmond and Patrick Kenny of Ballinatray, Courtown Harbour, Co.Wexford. 

Moloney, Stephen

Date of Birth
Alias
Maloney
Address
Ballyhitt, Broadway, Wexford,
Service No.
B/4558
Rank
Anson Bn.
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Died after Discharge (Invalided) at Ballyhit, Broadway, Co.Wexford, from Phthisis (2 years).
Other Biographical Details

Parents: Richard S. & Elizabeth Maloney, "St. Ivers," Ballyhit Cottage, Broadway, Co.Wexford. Brother of Francis.

Moran, Michael John

Date of Birth
Address
Cornmarket, Wexford
Service No.
4763.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
40
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action, Wife then a wardsmaid at the Union Hospital, Wexford.
Other Biographical Details
Wife: Mary A. Wardsmaid Union Hospital, Wexford. son of Patrick and Bridget Moran née Barlow. His father was a porter. He was a labourer residing at Cornmarket, Wexford, when he married Mary Anne Walsh 13.4.1899. Daughter Mary Bridget born at Whitemill Road, Wexford, 14.6.1901. He and his wife had been separated for some years. The 1911 Census shows his wife and daughter residing with her mother at 2 Slippery Green, Wexford

Murphy, Lawrence

Date of Birth
Service No.
A8508
Rank
Regiment
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Died from TB at Byrne's Lane, Wexford
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Son of Thomas and Catherine 'Kate' Murphy nee Quirke

Murphy, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Abbey Street, Wexford
Service No.
4317A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Drowned on the East coast of Africa.
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Kate Murphy of Wexford. Husband of Mary Kate Murphy of Abbey Street, Wexford. Article in The People 1915

Murphy, Thomas

Date of Birth
Service No.
2634.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed by a huge explosion at Halifax, Nova Scotia
Other Biographical Details
Mother: Ellen, William Street, Wexford, the son of George and Ellen Murphy née Neville. His father was a fisherman. The 1901 Census shows the family at 38 William Street, Wexford. Thomas was then an apprentice.

Rossiter, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
William Street, Wexford
Service No.
3095A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas Rossiter of William Street, Wexford.

Shallow, James

Date of Birth
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Sunk by a mine off Milford Haven laid by German Submarine UC-51.
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Kate Shallow nee Nolan of Fisherstown Campile, Co.Wexford.

Sinnott, Thomas

Date of Birth
Service No.
2455A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed by a mine explosion off the Irish Coast en route to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Mary Sinnott nee Quinn of Ballyreilly, Co.Wexford.

Sinnott, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
2479A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
28
Other Biographical Details
Son of Richard and Ellen Sinnott nee Sinnott of Hardyglass, Co.Wexford.

Valentine, Robert

Date of Birth
Service No.
J.34061
Rank
Regiment
Date of Death
Age
18
Circumstances of Death
Died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action
Other Biographical Details
The son of Albert and Rebecca Valentine née Montague. Mother: Rebecca: 16 Alglesea Road, Donnybrook, Dublin. the son of Albert and Rebecca Valentine née Montague. His father, born in Co. Wexford, was a labourer. His sister Sophia Rebecca was born at Templeowen, Co. Carlow, 15.1.1898. The 1901 Census shows them at Gorey Corporation Lands. The 1911 Census shows the family at Hatch Lane, Dublin. His father was then a chauffeur.

White, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Bride Street, Wexford
Service No.
3453.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Died in hospital at Oran, Algeria, from smallpox
Other Biographical Details
The son of Thomas and Mary White née Duigan.Wife: Mary, A 1 Distillery Road, Wexford. The son of Thomas and Mary White née Duigan. His father was a sailor. Residing in Bride Street, Wexford, when he married Mary Anne Denroche, 15.2.1904. Children born: Thomas 1905, Kate 1907, and Mary Frances 1911. The 1911 Census shows them at Joseph Street, Wexford