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Esmonde, John Henry Grattan

Date of Birth
Date of Death
Age
17
Circumstances of Death
Invincible was sunk during the battle of Jutland.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Sir Thomas Henry Grattan Esmonde, Bart. (former Chairman Wexford Co. Co.) M.P. and Alice Barbara Donovan of Ballynastragh, Gorey, Co. Wexford.

Evoy, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Paradise Row, Wexford.
Service No.
5632
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Mary Evoy nee Moore

Fanning, James

Date of Birth
Address
Sleedagh, Wexford
Service No.
6029
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds at sea
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Frances Fanning nee Murray. Married Mary Cassidy 16 August 1911. She died at Sleedagh 12 July 1917. Their son John James, born 27 August 1911, was cared for by his grandmother Mrs Anne Cassidy of Adamstown, Co. Wexford.

Fanning, John

Date of Birth
Address
The Shannon, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Service No.
6508
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of James Fanning. Widow later Mrs Catherine Dagg nee Kinsella, Shannon, Enniscorthy.

Fanning, William

Address
Ballymoney
Service No.
10868
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Born 1896, son of Edward and Bridget Fanning nee Graham, Ballymoney

Farmar, Ralph Jasper Newell

Date of Birth
Service No.
12462
Rank
Date of Death
Age
46
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Captain William Henry Farmar JP and Frances Anastasia Farmar nee Barron, of Bloomfield, Enniscorthy. Also served in South Africa (1896) (1899-1902) and in German East Africa (1915-1916).

Farmer, Francis Harry

Date of Birth
Address
Swindon
Service No.
31367
Rank
9th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Joseph Richard and Sarah Jane Farmer nee Rigby of 18 Regent Place, Swindon, Wilts. Father was a Coast Guard Officer

Farrell, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Green Street, Wexford
Service No.
4602
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Catherine Farrell nee Farrell, Stonebridge Lane, Wexford. Husband of Catherine Farrell nee Crosbie, Green Street, Wexford.

Farrell, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Kilrush
Service No.
11666
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Peter and Mary Farrell nee Morris of Clohamon, Ferns, Co. Wexford.  His father 6712 Peter Farrell was killed in action 19 October 1914.

Farrell, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
48 King Street, Wexford
Service No.
3851
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Mary Farrell nee Browne, King Street, Wexford.

Farrell, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
Clohamon, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
6712
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
47
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Anne Farrell nee Davis, Clohamon. Husband of Mary Farrell nee Morris of Clohamon, Co. Wexford. Father of 11666 Patrick Farrell.

Farrell, Robert

Date of Birth
Alias
Robert Murphy
Address
Duke Street, Wexford
Service No.
3739
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Mrs Teresa Murphy nee Dwyer, Duke Street, Wexford. When they married in 1910, Robert was aged 24 and did not provide the name of his father. His widow married Patrick Frazer in 1919.

Fenlon, Martin

Date of Birth
Address
Distillery Road, Wexford
Service No.
G196
Rank
1st Garrison Battalion
Date of Death
Age
58
Circumstances of Death
Died in Bombay, India
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael Fenlon, Green Street, Wexford. Husband of Margaret Fenlon nee Whelan. When they married in 1877, Martin was then aged 20.

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

Finn, William

Date of Birth
Address
Fethard
Service No.
4666
Rank
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Died at Tooting Military Hospital
Other Biographical Details

Son of Matthew and Henrietta Finn nee Reville of Fethard, Co.Wexford

Fitzgerald, Gerald Hugh

Date of Birth
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Lord and Lady Maurice Fitzgerald of Johnstown Castle, Wexford. Husband of Dorothy Fitzgerald nee Charrington. First Wexford man to die in the War.

Fitzgerald, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Ballycanew
Service No.
939
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Margaret Fitzgerald nee Jones, Ballycanew.

Fitzhenry, James

Date of Birth
Address
Fair Gate, New Ross
Service No.
13140
Rank
C Battery, 62nd Brigade
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Mary Fitzhenry nee Forrestal of Fair Gate, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Fitzhenry, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Mulrankin
Service No.
4423
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Margaret Fitzhenry nee Connick of Kilmannon, Cleariestown, Co. Wexford.

Fitzhenry, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
11 Banner Street, St Helen's, Lancashire
Service No.
7395
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
41
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action at Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Anne Fitzhenry nee Neale, Killegney. Husband of Catherine Fitzenry of 11 Banner Street, St Helen's, Lancashire.

Fitzhenry, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
John's Gate Street, Wexford
Service No.
7110
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Accidentally drowned at Interlaken, Switzerland
Other Biographical Details

Son of Robert and Annie Fitzhenry.  His mother was later Annie Carty of 3 John's Gate Street, Wexford. Member of the Irish National Volunteers. Severely wounded (shrapnel left leg, arm and side) and taken prisoner 2 July 1916. He was interned in Switzerland prior to a planned repatriation.

Fitzpatrick, James Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Redmond's Town, Enniscorthy
Service No.
5816
Rank
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action in Ypres
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Margaret Fitzpatrick.  Brother  John Fitzpatrick at Ballynaslaney, Oylgate, Co. Wexford

Fitzpatrick, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Askamore
Service No.
77557
Rank
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Jeremiah and Kate Fitzpatrick nee Nolan on Ballinaclea, Co. Wicklow

Fitzpatrick, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Montreal, Canada
Service No.
448091
Rank
Regiment
14th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Peter Fitzpatrick, Ballinastraw, Bunclody. 

Fitzpatrick, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Wexford
Service No.
75746
Rank
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders while a POW, aged 30.
Other Biographical Details
Son of Laurence and Mary Fitzpatrick née Foley. Sole legatee was his aunt Mrs Mary B. Farrell, Glasgow.

Flanagan Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Bullawn, Co. Wexford
Service No.
21651
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Mary Flanagan nee Bolger of 13 Bullawn, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Flynn, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
New Ross
Service No.
10278
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Eliza Flynn nee Martin of Mount Garrett, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Foley, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
502
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action at Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Mary Anne Foley nee Reid. Husband of Elizabeth Foley nee Graydon, 162 Athol Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia. They had three children. She was later Mrs Harvey, c/o Post Office, Sandgate Lane, Brisbane, Queensland.

Forde, Frank

Date of Birth
Address
Wexford
Service No.
26437
Rank
10th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
16
Circumstances of Death
Grievously wounded during the Battle of the Somme and died while being brought back to the trenches for medical attention.
Other Biographical Details

Born John Francis, son of John and Margaret Forde nee Rourke.  His father, born in Co. Galway, was a constable in the RIC and later an insurance agent. His mother was born in Co. Wexford. Later resided at Patrick Square, Wexford.
A clerical worker in the Pierce Ironworks Foundry in Wexford, Frank joined up aged 16. In early August 1916, he arrived in France and fought at the Battle of the Somme. However, just a few weeks before his 17th birthday, Frank was grievously wounded during the Battle of the Somme and died while being brought back from the trenches for medical attention. His platoon commander, Lieutenant A.W. Henchy wrote to Frank's parents and called him 'a fine courageous fellow and a gallant soldier of whom his family should be proud'. Frank was buried in Trachee de Mecknes Cemetary in the Pas de Calais in France. In his military will, he left everything he possessed to his mother.

Forrestal, David

Date of Birth
Address
Shannon, Enniscorthy
Service No.
3517
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Bridget Forrestal nee O'Connor of The Shannon, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. 

Forster, Thomas Burton

Date of Birth
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Capt. John Burton Forster, 1st Royal Irish Regiment, and Olive Edith Mary nee Sergent. Married Florence Elizabeth Johnston at Winnipeg, 24th March 1908 and they had a daughter, Florence Olive May Burton-Forster, born 13th April 1904. His will dated 18 January 1915 left everything to his wife at Vancouver. Applied for a commission 9 February 1915: rancher, address Melrose, Ash Valley, Surrey. His wife’s address was PO Box 123, White Earth, Minnesota, or Cathedral, 121 Cathedral Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
War Office telegram to Major-General Forster, Staff Corps, Commanding 57th West Lancashire Division, Canterbury, advised that his son was wounded 9th June and remained at duty, but was subsequently killed in action 10 June 1916. His widow re-married and was Mrs Gilmour, 646 Walker Avenue, Winnipeg, Canada. History of the Royal Irish Regiment: ‘When the battalion was in the trenches Lt. T.B. Forster and his scouts were out in front each night. On 10th they came under very heavy rifle and machine gun fire and Lt. Forster and three men were wounded. L/Sgt Michael Dreeling carried back L/Cpl Wright, then returned and carried in Lt. Forster and finally again went out under heavy fire to search for L/Cpl Walsh, who was missing and unfortunately could not be found. 2/Lt. Forster, a very promising young officer, died of his wounds shortly after he was carried in.’

Fortune, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ringsend, Dublin.
Date of Death
Age
53
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed when sailing from Dublin to Liverpool.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Christopher and Mary Fortune. Husband of Mary Anne Fortune née Kane of 8 Hasting Street, Ringsend, Dublin.  The Adela was a 685 grt defensively-armed British Merchant ship. On the 27th December 1917 when 12 miles NW from the Skerries, Anglesea, she was torpedoed by German submarine U-100 without warning and sunk. 24 lives lost. Read more at: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?12755
Name appears on the Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London. 

Fortune, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Ferns
Service No.
10695
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Marcella Fortune of Clologue, Co. Wexford.

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. 

Fortune, William

Date of Birth
Address
Churchtown, Templetown, Co. Wexford
Date of Death
Age
67
Circumstances of Death
At Sea Torpedoed
Other Biographical Details

Father of James, Dorah and Mary Fortune listed in 1911 census.

Fox, James

Date of Birth
Address
Cornmarket, Wexford
Service No.
T/2484
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Died at Cornmarket after being discharged due to pulmonary tuberculosis
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Cecilia Fox nee Hayes. Brother of Michael Fox. Buried with full honours in St. Ibar's Cemetery, Crosstown

Franklin, John Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Ballyalla, Castlehaven South, Co. Cork
Service No.
170167
Regiment
Date of Death
Age
43
Circumstances of Death
Died from heart disease while serving with the Coast Guard at Ballyalla, Co. Cork.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Anne Franklin nee Cahill. Husband of Mary Ann 'Marian' Franklin nee Murphy and brother of Sergeant Martin Franklin, Royal Irish Regiment. Invalided from the Navy 31 May 1916 and employed with the Coast Guard.

French, Robert James

Date of Birth
Address
Rosslare
Service No.
125480
Regiment
Date of Death
Age
49
Circumstances of Death
Torpedo explosion in boiler room off coast of Malta.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Catherine French of Ballyell, Tagoat. On 31 May 1918, Snaefell sailed from Alexandria for Malta escorted by a sloop and two armed trawlers. On the evening of 3 June 1918 the Snaefell was struck amidships in the boiler space by a torpedo from the German submarine UB-105 (Wilhelm Marschall), 240 miles East-Southeast of Malta. The ship remained afloat for an hour before sinking, allowing time to rescue all. Three lives were lost in the torpedo explosion.

Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?164959

Froyne, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
344572
Regiment
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Died from disease in Devonport
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Mary Froyne nee O'Sullivan. His father, a member of the Coast Guard, died at Midleton, Co. Cork. Married Mary 'Minnie' O'Shea at Midleton, 8th January 1914. Widow at Ballick, Midleton.

Full, Arthur Henry

Date of Birth
Address
Cork
Service No.
9708
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France
Other Biographical Details
Son of Henry Charles Richard and Ellen Mary Full née Carney. Father was in the Coast Guard.