Molloy, Patrick Joseph

 
Patrick Joseph
Molloy
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Stepaside, Co. Dublin
Service No.
1550
Enlisted
03-04-1915 Victoria, Austrailia.
Rank
24th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Rachel Molloy, Askinch, Coolgreaney, Co.Wexford. The 1901 Census shows him with the family at Stepaside, Co. Dublin. His father was an RIC constable. By 1911 his father was a farmer at Askinch, Co. Wexford, but Patrick was not present. Worked as a Farm Labourer in Australia

Awarded the Military Medal (AIF routine order No 16 dated 9th April 1918 and promoted to Sergeant) and is listed in the Commonwealth Gazette No 175 dated 7th November 1918.
Originally buried by the Rev, T.A. Campbell at Verloy. Re-interred  6 miles due north of Lillers 13-08-1918 in Thiemmes Military Cemetery.

Same Battalion

Veney, William Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Kongwak, Victoria
Service No.
967
Rank
24th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action