Royal Irish Regiment

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Allen, James

Date of Birth
Alias
John Allen
Address
New Ross
Service No.
4467
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Vierstraat France and Flanders, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Parents John and Bridget, Upper Mary Street, New Ross. Correct name James but named as John Allen in newspaper article. Enniscorthy Guardian.

Atkins, Samuel

Date of Birth
Address
Wexford
Service No.
6885
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
40
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Samuel Atkins of South Main Street, Wexford

Austin, John

Date of Birth
Address
Ballycarreal
Service No.
5898
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son on of Patrick and Kate Austin née Quinn

Barber, Thomas Henry

Date of Birth
Address
Gorey
Service No.
3637
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Mary Ann Barber née Bobier

Barker, Philip

Date of Birth
Service No.
11493
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Died of wounds
Other Biographical Details

Son of Aidan and Mrs Elizabeth Barker née Neill of Duke Street, Wexford.

Berry, James

Date of Birth
Service No.
7567
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
37
Other Biographical Details
Son of Andrew and Johanna Berry née Connors. Husband of Katie Berry née Goggin, Mary's Lane, Gibson St., Wexford

Berry, Patrick

Service No.
7638
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Palestine, Died of wounds
Other Biographical Details

Berry, Thomas

Address
Tullow, Co.Carlow
Service No.
7253
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Margaret Jordan. 

Bishop, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
4498
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Catherine Bishop née Hayden, Castlebridge. Later resided in Hayestown, Co. Wexford.

Bolger, James

Date of Birth
Service No.
8816
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Kate Bolger née Murphy, Shannon, Enniscorthy. Son of James & Catherine Bolger, 7 Mernagh St., Enniscorthy

Bolger, John

Date of Birth
Address
Kilmuckridge
Service No.
5667
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Died of wounds
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Bridget Boland née Redmond. Married Bridget Whelan. 

Bolger, Patrick

Service No.
3/8670 and 8670
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Palestine, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick Bolger,  11 Patrick's Place, Enniscorthy. Husband of Annie Bolger née Cummins of 17 Palatine Square, Burnley.

Boyce, Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Rowe St and Abbey St, Wexford.
Service No.
12060
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Joseph & Mary Boyce née Withers, 16 Abbey St, Wexford. 

Boyle, John

Date of Birth
Address
10 Green St, Wexford
Service No.
4469
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
42
Circumstances of Death
TB, Green St, Wexford. POW 23/08/1914. Discharged unfit for action 08/03/1919
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Jane Boyle née Ousalem. Husband of Catherine Boyle née Devereux.

Boyle, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
Curracloe.
Service No.
1883
Rank
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Mary Boyle née Howard.

Bradley, Richard

Date of Birth
Address
Newbawn, Co Wexford.
Service No.
6941
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
17
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, killed in Action
Other Biographical Details
Son of Richard and Jane Bradley née Wallace.

Breen, John Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Wexford.
Service No.
7288
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Moses & Annie Breen née Doyle of Birkenhead, Liverpool. Brother of Joseph Breen (4660).

Breen, Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Tullow, Co.Carlow
Service No.
4660
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
18
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details
Son of Moses & Annie Breen née Doyle of Birkenhead. Brother of John J Breen (7288)

Brennan, James

Date of Birth
Service No.
8029
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and the late Sarah Brennan née Brien. Effects to father John and stepmother Mary Brennan of The Faythe, Wexford

Breslin, Edward

Date of Birth
Address
Broadway.
Service No.
1884
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action, France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick Edward and Ellen Breslin née Doyle. His father was a painter. No claim made on his army estate. The 1911 Census shows him boarding at Eardownes, Broadway.

Brien, Andrew

Date of Birth
Address
Lightwater, Kilmore, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
5493
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
41
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action at the Battle Le Pilly.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Elizabeth Brien née Walsh. A career soldier. On death his effects and monies due were divided among his four siblings, brothers Thomas and John O'Brien and sisters Elizabeth McKee & Mary Wills. No known grave. His name is inscribed on the Le Touret Monument in Pas de Calais. 

Brien, John

Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
5458
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in hospital. France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Martin and Mary Brien of Chapel Lane, Enniscorthy.

Brien, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
6952
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Missing presummed dead after the Battle of Mons on or about the 21st October.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Nellie (Ellen) Brien née Fitzgerald, Byrne's Lane, Wexford whom he married on October 17th 1910. Son of the late John and Mary Brien née Kehoe, John Street, Wexford. (Later of Duke Street). Remembered on Panel 11&12, Le Touret Memorial, France.

Brien, William

Service No.
9972
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of William and Mary Brien

Brooks, John

Service No.
6599
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Ellen Brooks of Enniscorthy. Husband of Margaret Brooks of 18 Duffy Gate, Enniscorthy. Enniscorthy Guardian.

Brown, Nicholas

Alias
Browne
Service No.
9653
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Butler, Philip

Date of Birth
Address
Tinahely, Co. Wicklow
Service No.
4391
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Philip (d. 28/12/1928) & Bridget (nee Daly) Butler, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Byrne, James

Address
Camolin.
Service No.
4204
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of John Byrne of Ballyhast, Leskinfere, Gorey.

Byrne, Samuel

Address
Ballymitty
Service No.
8995
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of John & Lucy Byrne of Ballinglee, Ballymitty

Byrne, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Lived in Wygram, Wexford. (also lived in Waterloo Road and Upper John Street.)
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action at Square Farm just outside Ypres.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John & Sarah Byrne, (nee Lacey) Wygram, Wexford. Step Mother Margaret Byrne (nee Roche) at John Street, Wexford. Thomas was an apprentice moulder in a local foundry at the time of the Wexford Lockout 1911. His body was never recovered. He is memorialised on panel 33, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

Canavan, Matthew

Date of Birth
Address
Ballon, Co.Carlow
Service No.
7667
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action, France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Laurence and Anne Canavan née Roche. Married Margaret Doran 1907. Widow later Mrs Peter Kearney

Cane, Michael

Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
10656
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Mrs Margaret Cane of Milehouse, Enniscorthy

Canham, Herbert Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
1691
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Alfred and Mary Canham. The 1911 Census shows him at Cornwall, Killurin.

Canty, Daniel

Alias
David
Address
Ard na Cuan, Rosslare Harbour
Service No.
7562
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Contracted enteric fever in Salonika, Died at Welsh Metropolitan Hospital, Whitechurch, Cardiff following a prolonged illness.
Other Biographical Details

Daniel Canty was Station Master at Kilrane station and also at Killinick station. Joined the Royal Irish Regiment  in early 1915. He married Margaret Bellamy in June 1915. She lived at Ballygillane Big, Rosslare Harbour. Active service began on 02nd August 1915 in France. Gassed near Loos (a suburb of Lille) in August or September1915. Returned to active service and shipped to Salonika on 26th November 1915. He was buried in Kilrane Cemetery, Co. Wexford, on 10th May 1916 following a large and well attended funeral.

Cardiff, Patrick

Address
Taghmon
Service No.
4380
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mrs Elizabeth Kinsella of Taghmon.

Carroll, Richard

Service No.
10641
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Listed on Panels 11 and 12 on the Le Touret Memorial in France.

Carthy, James

Date of Birth
Address
12 Shannon Hill, Enniscorthy
Service No.
4449
Rank
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
At Home. Medical discharge due to aggravated TB 15/07/1916
Other Biographical Details
Son of James Carthy of 12 Shannon Hill, Enniscorthy.

Cavanagh, Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Ebbw Vale, Mon.
Service No.
9634
5th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
33
Circumstances of Death
Died at Sea
Other Biographical Details

Son of Brian and Anastasia Cavanagh née Venn of Duncannon Fort, Co. Wexford.

Chapman, Edward

Date of Birth
Address
Tagoat
Service No.
9539
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Chapman née Furlong