Royal Irish Regiment

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Duggan, George Robert

Date of Birth
Address
Manchester.
Service No.
9981
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Marcella Duggan nee Stapleton of 80 Beresford Street, Moss Side, Manchester.

Dwyer, Denis

Date of Birth
Service No.
10864
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Mary Anne Dwyer née Fitzpatrick

Edwards, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ballycogley
Service No.
5207
Rank
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Nicholas and Bessy Edwards née Dunbar.

Edwards, James

Date of Birth
Address
Moorfield, Wexford.
Service No.
6856 and 3/6856
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
39
Circumstances of Death
Died from Neuritis
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Ellen Edwards née Walsh.

Fanning, John

Date of Birth
Address
The Shannon, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Service No.
6508
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of James Fanning. Widow later Mrs Catherine Dagg nee Kinsella, Shannon, Enniscorthy.

Farrell, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Green Street, Wexford
Service No.
4602
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Catherine Farrell nee Farrell, Stonebridge Lane, Wexford. Husband of Catherine Farrell nee Crosbie, Green Street, Wexford.

Farrell, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
Clohamon, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
6712
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
47
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Anne Farrell nee Davis, Clohamon. Husband of Mary Farrell nee Morris of Clohamon, Co. Wexford. Father of 11666 Patrick Farrell.

Farrell, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
48 King Street, Wexford
Service No.
3851
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Mary Farrell nee Browne, King Street, Wexford.

Farrell, Robert

Date of Birth
Alias
Robert Murphy
Address
Duke Street, Wexford
Service No.
3739
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Mrs Teresa Murphy nee Dwyer, Duke Street, Wexford. When they married in 1910, Robert was aged 24 and did not provide the name of his father. His widow married Patrick Frazer in 1919.

Fitzhenry, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Mulrankin
Service No.
4423
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Margaret Fitzhenry nee Connick of Kilmannon, Cleariestown, Co. Wexford.

Forster, Thomas Burton

Date of Birth
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Capt. John Burton Forster, 1st Royal Irish Regiment, and Olive Edith Mary nee Sergent. Married Florence Elizabeth Johnston at Winnipeg, 24th March 1908 and they had a daughter, Florence Olive May Burton-Forster, born 13th April 1904. His will dated 18 January 1915 left everything to his wife at Vancouver. Applied for a commission 9 February 1915: rancher, address Melrose, Ash Valley, Surrey. His wife’s address was PO Box 123, White Earth, Minnesota, or Cathedral, 121 Cathedral Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
War Office telegram to Major-General Forster, Staff Corps, Commanding 57th West Lancashire Division, Canterbury, advised that his son was wounded 9th June and remained at duty, but was subsequently killed in action 10 June 1916. His widow re-married and was Mrs Gilmour, 646 Walker Avenue, Winnipeg, Canada. History of the Royal Irish Regiment: ‘When the battalion was in the trenches Lt. T.B. Forster and his scouts were out in front each night. On 10th they came under very heavy rifle and machine gun fire and Lt. Forster and three men were wounded. L/Sgt Michael Dreeling carried back L/Cpl Wright, then returned and carried in Lt. Forster and finally again went out under heavy fire to search for L/Cpl Walsh, who was missing and unfortunately could not be found. 2/Lt. Forster, a very promising young officer, died of his wounds shortly after he was carried in.’

Fortune, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Ferns
Service No.
10695
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Marcella Fortune of Clologue, Co. Wexford.

Fortune, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Monageer
Service No.
2020
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Ann Fortune nee Doyle of Gorey Hill, Gorey, Co. Wexford. 

Furlong, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Mary Street, New Ross
Service No.
4468
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Died from enteritis while a POW in Germany
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edmund and Ellen Furlong née Flynn. Taken prisoner 20 October 1914 and sent to Limburg and Giessen, Germany.

Furniss, James

Date of Birth
Address
Neville Street, New Ross
Service No.
10063
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Palestine.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mrs Margaret Hennessy, Church Lane, New Ross.

Goggin, Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
4272
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
38
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Catherine Goggin of Mary's Lane, Wexford. Husband of Elizabeth Goggin nee Berry of Wetherheld's Court, Bride Street, Wexford. Married 1905 in Wexford. All children born in Wexford

Gorman, John

Date of Birth
Address
Enniscorthy
Service No.
8889
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mary Murphy and stepson of John Murphy, Clonmore, Glenbrien, Enniscorthy.

Hall, Nathaniel James

Date of Birth
Alias
James Joseph Hall
Address
Green Street, Wexford
Service No.
10735
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Philip and Bridget Hall nee Sullivan, John Street, Wexford. His mother died at Roche's Terrace, Wexford, from puerperal septicaemia 5 September 1897. His father married Mary Ellen Bale 22 October 1900 and they resided at 4 Carrigeen Street, Wexford.

Harte, Martin

Date of Birth
Address
South Main Street, Wexford
Service No.
3994
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Died of pneumonia while a prisoner of war in Germany
Other Biographical Details

Son of John Harte, H.M. Customs, and Eliza nee Lacey, South Main Street, Wexford.

Hayden, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ferns
Service No.
6637
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Ann Hayden née Callaghan. 

Healy, Timothy

Date of Birth
Address
Knockinagh, Gorey
Service No.
5674
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action at Le Touquet, France
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Mary Healy nee Bernes of Knockinagh, Gorey, Co. Wexford.

Hendrick, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
Camolin, Co. Wexford
Service No.
9164
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Bridget Hendrick nee Dempsey. Baptised at Ferns 21 January 1890.

Henneberry, James

Date of Birth
Address
Charlton Hill, New Ross
Service No.
6842
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
46
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Elizabeth Henneberry. Husband of Bridget Henneberry nee Moran of Church Lane, New Ross. 

Holden, John

Date of Birth
Address
Barrack Street, New Ross
Service No.
10003
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Repatriated POW, died from TB at New Ross Workhouse
Other Biographical Details

Commonwealth War Graves Commission states that he was the son of James Holden of Barrack Street, New Ross. He was actually the son of Miss Bridget Holden, Barrack Lane, New Ross, who married John Gardiner, Michael Street, New Ross, 6 July 1916. He had been taken prisoner by the Germans in August 1914. Repatriated in 1915 and resided at 4 Barrack Street.

Holden, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
5314
Rank
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Bridget Holden nee Power of Military Barracks, Michael Street, New Ross. His mother later resided at 10 Bailey's Lane, Cork.

Howlin, James

Date of Birth
Address
Grange, Rathnure, Co. Wexford
Service No.
7509
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
39
Circumstances of Death
Died at sea from dysentery aboard HMS Asturias
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Stasia Howlin of Goolin, Co. Carlow. He was residing at Monamolin, Gorey, when he married Bridget Martin  in 1895. In 1911 he was with his family at Grange, Rathnure.

Humphreys, John Henry

Date of Birth
Address
Gorey
Service No.
10643
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
18
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Richard and Amelia Margaret 'Emily' Humphreys née Tector.

Jordan, Patrick

Date of Birth
Alias
James
Service No.
10426
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Ellen Jordan of  46 Ross Road, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. 

Kavanagh, William

Date of Birth
Address
Fairfield, Enniscorthy
Service No.
9494
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Aiden and Sarah Kavanagh nee Foster of Fairfield, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. 

Keane, William

Date of Birth
Address
Broadway, Co. Wexford
Service No.
6709
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
38
Circumstances of Death
Died from illness while a prisoner of war at Limburg, Germany
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Margaret Keane nee Doyle. Siblings John, James, Mrs Mary Furlong, Mrs Margaret Maloney, Mrs Ellen Power, and Mrs Catherine Maddock.

Kearns, Thomas

Date of Birth
Service No.
5766
Rank
5th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Died in Salonika
Other Biographical Details
Son of Thomas and Mary Kearns née Hamilton. Married Anastasia Roche 1913.

Kehoe, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ballymitty, Co. Wexford
Service No.
6969
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Bridget Kehoe. Husband of Mary Kehoe later Mrs Doran of Rochestown, Taghmon, Co. Wexford.

Kehoe, John

Address
Bewley Street, New Ross
Service No.
10137
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Keilthy, James

Address
5 Haughton Place, New Ross, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
8797
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Husband of Ellen Kielthy and Father of Thomas Kielthy listed below.

Kelly, Mark

Date of Birth
Address
Tagoat
Service No.
5870
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Mary Anne Kelly née Kavanagh. Brother of 5943 Thomas below.

Kelly, Michael

Address
Bray, Co.Wicklow
Service No.
1198
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Steven and Margaret Kelly.

Kelly, Michael Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
1958
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Died from pneumonia at Usher's Island.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Bridget Kelly of 12 Usher's Island, Dublin. Previously served as 6694 in the R Irish Regt. Boer War veteran. Re-enlisted 25.10.14 but discharged as unfit 25.11.14. Son of Sergeant Michael Kelly, R Irish Regiment, and Ann nee O'Brien. The 1901 Census shows his pensioner father, manager of the County Wexford Club, at 34 Spawell Road, Wexford. Married Bridget O'Gorman, Rowe Street, Wexford, 24.2.1908. In 1911 his father was at Custom House Quay, Wexford.

Kelly, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Tagoat
Service No.
5943
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Mary Anne Kelly née Kavanagh. Brother of Mark 5870 above.

Kelly, Thomas

Address
Dublin
Service No.
5904
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Died in France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Widow Katie

Kennedy, Edward

Address
Gorey
Service No.
3880
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Owen and Sarah Kennedy of Centenary Place, Gorey, Co.Wexford.