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Bass, Joseph Warren

Date of Birth
Address
Carrigbeg House, Gorey.
Service No.
6401
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action near the village of Le Mensil, France.
Other Biographical Details

The son of Thomas Askins Bass and Esther Bass née Warren.
Before going to the front Mr Bass was involved in Business in gorey for a number of years in connection with the firm of W E Reynolds. He was cousin of Mr George Warren auctioneer. Just before he was killed, his company were in a very hot engagement, and were about to be relieved when he was struck down by a piece of shrapnel. - News from the front, Gorey and the Great War by Brian & Mary Kenny.

Birney, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
2942
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick & Ellen Birney née Cuffe, Strahart, Ferns, Co. Wexford

Breen, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ross Road, Enniscorthy.
Service No.
5387
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in ActionFrance and Flanders,
Other Biographical Details

The son of the late James, and Margaret Breen née Habernathy, of 66 Ross Road, Enniscorthy. Brother of Thomas Breen (4370).

Brooke, George

Date of Birth
Address
Ballyfad, Coolgreany
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
37
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds. France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Sir George F Brooke and Lady Anna Maria Brooke of Ballyfad House. Husband of Nina Brooke nee Hill of 21 Southwick St, Oxford Square, London. Listed in De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour. 1911 census shows him residing with his wife and children at Ballyfad.

Byrne, James

Alias
John
Service No.
1462
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds. France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

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

Byrne, Peter

Address
Ballinacarrig, Co.Wicklow
Service No.
6723
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Peter & Mary Byrne of Ballinacarrig

Byrne, William

Service No.
2894
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Tobias and Mary Byrne of Ballythomas, Tinahely, Co Wicklow

Canavan, Michael

Address
Kilcavan, Tara Hill, Gorey
Service No.
5872
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action, France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Lived Kilcavan, Tara Hill, Gorey with his uncle James Canavan

Carley, Joseph

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

Crowe, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Darkley, Co. Armagh
Service No.
7753
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Mary Crowe nee Redmond. Husband of Bridget Crowe of 29 Darkley Keady, Co. Armagh.

Cullen, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
10711
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Andrew and Margaret Cullen nee Codd of 2 Abbeyview Terrace, New Ross.

Dempsey, Simon

Date of Birth
Service No.
6282
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Simon and Kate Dempsey née Whitty formerly Byrne. He was previously 63393 Constable in the RIC. Brother of Thomas Dempsey of 'Mountain View' Castle Street Bray, Co. Wicklow. 

Donohoe, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Hammersmith, London
Service No.
3056
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Julie Donohoe. Husband of Agnes Juliana Donohoe of Hammersmith, London.

Donovan, Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
2646
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Edward and Kate Donovan née Quigley. Widow Florence E. O'Donovan.

Doyle, James

Date of Birth
Service No.
9918
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Mary Doyle nee Fortune of Kilanerin, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Doyle, Martin

Date of Birth
Service No.
6547
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Margaret Doyle nee Quinn of Nunnery Lane, New Ross, Co. Wexford. 

Dunne, Thomas

Service No.
9506
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Winifred Dunne nee Codd of John Street, Enniscorthy.

Ennis, James

Date of Birth
Address
Wexford
Service No.
7470
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Peter and Margaret Ennis nee Handley of 6 Upper King Street, Wexford. 

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

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

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.

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.

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. 

Healy, Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Batt Street, Wexford
Service No.
4742
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of the late Mr Michel Healy.  Son of Michael and Mary Healy née Walsh

Hogan, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
10589
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Henry and Mary Hogan nee McElroy of Back Street, Taghmon, Co. Wexford.

Hughes, Peter

Date of Birth
Service No.
11590
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Michael and Mary Hughes née Kavanagh

Humphreys, Thomas Tector

Date of Birth
Service No.
3311
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in a French hospital
Other Biographical Details
Son of Richard and Amelia Margaret 'Emily' Humphreys nee Tector of Ballynahowen, Gorey, Co.Wexford.

Humphreys, William John

Date of Birth
Address
Kilnamanagh
Service No.
5176
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Other Biographical Details
Son of Richard and Amelia Margaret 'Emily' Humphreys nee Tector of Ballynahowen, Gorey, Co.Wexford.

Kavanagh, James

Date of Birth
Service No.
10519
Rank
Regiment
3rd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Died from tuberculosis at Shanahona, Macmine
Other Biographical Details

Son of Martin and Johanna Kavanagh nee Cosgrave, Lambstown, Shanahona, Macmine, Co. Wexford. He was discharged from the army due to illness 14 March 1917. His brother 27704 Private Martin Kavanagh, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, died 27 April 1916.

Kavanagh, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Tomcoyle, Co. Wexford
Service No.
3509
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Bridget Kavanagh nee McDonald of Tomcoyle, Kilanerin, Gorey, Co. Wexford. Member of the Irish Volunteers.

Kavanagh, William

Date of Birth
Address
Cloneranny, Co. Wexford
Service No.
1258
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
39
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Elizabeth Kavanagh nee Kenny, Cloneranny, Castletown. His mother died in 1888. Siblings were Denis, James and Patrick. Stepson of Anne Kavanagh.

Kelly, James

Service No.
6255
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died from pneumonia while serving with the Irish Guards in France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Mary Kelly of Corn Market, Wexford. 

Kelly, Michael

Address
Tranmere, Cheshire
Service No.
1936
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Widow Ellen

Kent, Patrick Joseph

Address
New Ross
Service No.
9232
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Kent of Mary Street, New Ross.

Kirwan, John T.

Address
Wexford
Service No.
6954
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John T. and Eliza T. Kirwan of John's Street, Wexford. 

Kirwan, Matthew

Date of Birth
Address
Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Service No.
7230
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds, Belguim
Other Biographical Details
Son of Matthew and Maggie Kirwan nee Lambert

Kirwin, Matthew

Address
Arklow, Co.Wicklow
Service No.
7230
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Matthew Kirwan. Husband of C.Kirwan of 22 Whitefriars Street, Dublin.

Lacey, William

Address
Wexford
Service No.
10770
Rank
Regiment
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Michael and Margaret Lacey of 12 Hill Street, Wexford.

Mc Donald, Peter

Address
Wexford
Service No.
6493
Rank
Regiment
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Murray and Dora McDonald of Upper John Street, Wexford.