Leinster Regiment

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Anderson, James

Date of Birth
Address
3 Trinity Place, Wexford.
Service No.
5624
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
36
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds Battle of the Rivers, at Aisne, October 1914, France
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Ellen Anderson of 3 Trinity Place, Wexford. Fifteen years service, fought in the second South African campaign. Buried in the Canadian Cemetery No.2 Neuville-St. Vaast, france

Barton, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
9062
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action in Ypres.
Other Biographical Details

The son of James and Bridget Barton nee Barry. Transferred to 2nd Leinster Regiment.

Brown, Charles H.S.

Date of Birth
Address
Service No.
8996
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action near Ypres, Flanders on the last day of the Actions of St Eloi Craters (27 March to 16 April 1916)
Other Biographical Details

Sole legatee was his uncle Robert J. Armstrong, Greenmount, Castlebellingham, Co. Louth. Ireland's Memorial Records incorrectly states that he was aged 15. The 1911 Census shows Pte Charles Brown, aged 21, born Ballamon, Ferns, serving with 2nd Leinster Regiment in India. Appears on the memorial at Tully Church, Foxrock, Dublin. Commemorated on panel 44 Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium. 

Browne, James

Date of Birth
Address
Green Street, Wexford.
Service No.
9663
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds. France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mr J. Browne of Green St, Wexford. Buried Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery, Houplines, France. Served as a machine gunner - killed while manning the machine gun in a defensive position.

Byrne, Patrick (alias)

Date of Birth
Alias
Carton, Patrick (real name)
Address
Service No.
6731
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
39
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action while fighting in the The Battle of Armentières October 1914, France.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Hugh and Mary Carton. His will states his mother was Mrs Mary Rourke, Moyeady, Ballycarney, Co. Wexford. Patrick enlisted under the alias Byrne but his christened name was Carton. Listed on Panel 10 on the Ploegsteert Memorial in Belgium. 

Carton, Patrick

Service No.
6731
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details
Listen on Panel 10 on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

Connors, Philip

Date of Birth
Service No.
3985
Rank
3rd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
42
Circumstances of Death
Died in Cork during training.
Other Biographical Details
Married Mary Ann Murphy and they were at Hospital Lane, Enniscorthy, in 1911. Died in Cork from heart failure due to excessive alcoholism.

Cullen, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
3642
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Peter and Eliza Cullen nee Stafford.  Stepson of Margaret Cullen nee Kavanagh.

Leary, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
7904
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Died of Apoplexy
Other Biographical Details

Son of John Leary of Shannon Hill, Enniscorthy. Listed in the London Gazette.

Lyons, Michael

Date of Birth
Alias
Michael Doyle
Service No.
4381
Rank
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Matthew and Ellen Lyons. Siblings were Matthew, John, Anne, Margaret and Patrick Lyons.

Nolan, John

Date of Birth
Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
3552
Rank
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Matthew and Bridget Nolan née Carroll. Brother of Aidan Nolan aboveand Michael Nolan below.

Porter, William James

Date of Birth
Address
'Elmfield', Wexford
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Anne Elizabeth Porter nee Grandy of 'Elmfield' Wexford.

Roche, Patrick

Address
Ballymitty
Service No.
4779
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Roche of Oldhall, Bridgetown.

Ryan, James

Date of Birth
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Killed in France, railway accident
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Catherine Ryan nee Roche of Raheen, Strahart, Ferns. Formerly he was 64994 Constable in the RIC. He had been wounded six times. He was a contributor to both home and foreign magazines, being a poet of a high order.

Whelan, C.P. (also Whelan, Patrick)

Date of Birth
Alias
also Whelan, Patrick
Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
5652
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
37
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds.
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Margaret Whelan née Brown. Widow Marcella née Quinn.