Manchester Regiment

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Anderson, Hans

Date of Birth
Address
High Hill, New Ross and later at 10 Olaf Street, Waterford.
Service No.
40273
Rank
20th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in Somme campaign
Other Biographical Details

Mother Bridget, brother John
Anderson was formally with the Lancaster Fusiliers (No. 4320). The 20th Bn,  Manchester Regiment  were involved in fighting in the Somme sector during the time of Anderson's death. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), France.

Breen, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
4 Patrick's Place, Enniscorthy.
Service No.
4370
11th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Wounded while fighting in the Dardanellas. Died at Sea on hospital ship enroute to Malta
Other Biographical Details

The son of James and Margaret Breen née Habernathy of 66 Ross Rd, Enniscorthy. Brother of James Breen (4387) Irish Guards, 1st Battalion, who was killed less than fours months earlier in France during The Battle of Festubert (15–25 May 1915. Husband of Margaret Breen née Nolan of 4 Patrick's Place, Enniscorthy. Thomas left a window and two children. Remembered on Panel 158 - 170, Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Oakes, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
24083
Rank
11th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
39
Circumstances of Death
Died in Malta with Dysentery
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Ellen Oakes née Murphy. His father was a soldier. Parents lived at Duffry Gate, Enniscorthy, in the 1885 before moving to Manchester about 1888. Married Betha Mason. His wife Bertha was the sole legatee.

Power, Laurence/Lawrence

Date of Birth
Address
Arthurstown
Service No.
34101
Rank
16th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Edward and Margaret Power née Devereux, Nook, Arthurstown. Article in a Wexford newspaper and Enniscorthy Guardian, June 1915.