Machine Gun Corps

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Doyle, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
26497
67th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Catherine Doyle nee Whitty, 37 Doyle's Street, Waterford. His father Able Seaman Patrick Doyle, SS Formby, was killed 16 December 1917.

Doyle, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
48548
Rank
8th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action at Samawah, Iraq.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Kate Doyle nee Moran of Creacon, New Ross

Healey, Maurice Kevin

Date of Birth
Alias
Maurice Shine
Address
51 Castle Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
Service No.
83381
Rank
177th Company
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Died of gunshot wound to the head at No. 12 Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas Joseph and Kathleen E. Healey nee Shine of Wexford. His father was a solicitor. Married Marjorie Elizabeth Sprent on 26 November 1914. Resided at Peter Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Prior to enlistment as 18687 Private Maurice Shine, 3rd Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, on 1 March 1915, he was a clerk with the Munster and Leinster Bank, Nenagh, but had embezzled £255 from the bank. He was arrested 27 March 1915. Convicted 17 April 1915 and sentenced to six months in prison. Upon his release he rejoined his regiment until he transferred to the Machine Gun Corps 16 November 1916.

Mcclean, William

Date of Birth
Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
8815
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Mrs Alice McClean of 437 West Derby Road, Liverpool.

Nolan, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ballinamona, Ballycanew, Gorey.
Service No.
8225
Rank
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action during the Battle of San Quentin at The Somme
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Margaret Nolan née Duffy of Ballinamona, Ballycanew. (Twin brother of Peter.) Formally with the Royal Irish Regiment Service number 5161. 
Decorated in 1917 and awarded the Military Medal, for bravery in battle on land.  He was listed in the London Gazette on 18th July 1917. Memorialised on Panel 90-93 the Pozieres Memorial, The Somme, France.

Patrick Blanch

Date of Birth
Alias
Blanche
Address
32 Bewley Street, New Ross.
Service No.
49033
Rank
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Salonika
Other Biographical Details

Son of John & Catherine Blanch née Hanrick. Husband of Mary Ann Blanch, 32 Bewley Street, New Ross.

Thorpe, Samuel

Date of Birth
Address
Drumfold, Enniscorthy
Service No.
11390
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Susan Thorpe née Cowman. Husband of Catherine Thorpe née Williams of Drumgoold, Enniscorthy.