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Allen, Lawrence

Date of Birth
Service No.
202011
Rank
Date of Death
Age
40
Circumstances of Death
Salonica
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Mary Allen of Harry St, New Ross.  Widow Elizabeth, residing in Birkenhead. Liverpool. 

Blake, Thomas David

Date of Birth
Service No.
105125
Rank
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Died at home.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Francis & Ellen Blake née Cullen of Coddstown. Husband of Mary Blake née Meyler, Coddstown, Killinick, Co. Wexford. There is a discrepancy between record and local newspaper article in terms of place of death.

Callaghan, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Irishtown, New Ross
Service No.
29327
Rank
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael & Bridget Callaghan of Irishtown, New Ross.

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.

Furlong, Edward

Address
Taghmon
Service No.
15932
Rank
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Annastatia Furlong of Taghmon, Co. Wexford. Husband of Elizabeth Furlong of 48 Slievekeale, Waterford.

Furniss, Martin

Date of Birth
Address
Chapel Lane, New Ross
Service No.
69338
Rank
83rd Battery, 2nd Brigade
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds at the Military Hospital, Lincoln, England
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Mary Furniss nee Kavanagh of Church Lane, New Ross, Co. Wexford. He was wounded in the neck, 27 September 1916, and returned to England. Hewas admitted to 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln, where he died from his wounds six months later. Brother of Patrick Furniss.

Grant, Joseph

Service No.
76521
Rank
117th Battery, 26th Brigade
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Ida Edmondson

Merner, John Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
5233
Rank
Date of Death
Age
45
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders Died from heart failure in France
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Alice Merner née Pettitt.

Nunn, John Henry

Date of Birth
Address
3 Ravensbourne Gardens, Ealing, London
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds
Other Biographical Details
Son of Joshua Loftus Nunn and Katherine Harriett née Boxwell. Husband of Doris Nunn of 3 Ravensbourne Gardens, Ealing, London. Enniscorthy Guardian article.

O'Keefe, William Henry

Date of Birth
Address
Faythe House, Wexford
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action, hit by a German shell.
Other Biographical Details

Son of William Joseph and Matilda Mary Agnes O'Keefe née Fogarty of Faythe House, Wexford.

Quirke, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Coolyearney (Ballindaggan, Wexford).
Service No.
76755
Rank
5th Bty. 45th Bde.
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Ellen Quirke (née Doyle) of Coolyearney (Ballindaggan, Wexford). Ellen (Mother) is recorded at the head of the family on 1901 census as farmer and shopkeeper.
Killed just before the opening of the Battle of the Somme (1916) while serving with 8th Division - most likely while unit was laying down bombardment in advance of the British offensive.
Buried at BOUZINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France.

Redmond, James

Service No.
46850
Rank
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds at Home
Other Biographical Details
Brother of Mr Michael Redmond of Kilmuckridge, Gorey.