O’keeffe, Thomas Francis

 
Thomas Francis
O’keeffe
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
The Old Pound, Wexford Town
Address
Wexford
Service No.
Feb-87
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Enniscorthy Guardian article Son of Richard and Maria O'Keefe nee Sinnott. His father was a gas fitter. The 1901 census showed the family at 26 Abbey Street, Wexford. Children were Mary Frances (24), John (19), Ellen (17), Thomas (a printer machinist), Richard (12) and Kathleen (4). Another son had been killed in the Boer War. By 1911 his parents were at 22 Abbey Street. They had 9 children living, including William (26) and Alice (18). His father died from a sudden cerebral haemorrhage at Trinity Street, Wexford 25th May 1912. Enlisted in the 2nd Royal Irish Rifles 25th July 1908.

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Breen, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ballygarett, Co. Wexford
Service No.
10181
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
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Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds

Byrne, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
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Rank
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Date of Death
Age
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Circumstances of Death
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Cotton, Laurence

Date of Birth
Address
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Rank
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Date of Death
Age
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Circumstances of Death
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Mellefont, Thomas Gray

Date of Birth
Address
Riverchapel, Courtown, Co. Wexford
Service No.
2/9887
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
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Circumstances of Death
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Date of Birth
Service No.
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Rank
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Date of Death
Age
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Circumstances of Death
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Date of Birth
Address
Duke Street, Wexford
Service No.
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Rank
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Date of Death
Age
36
Circumstances of Death
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Walsh, James

Date of Birth
Address
Curraghmore, Co.Wexford.
Service No.
8631
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Wounded, Killed in Action France and Flanders