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Neill, Patrick

Date of Birth
Alias
Patrick O'Neill
Service No.
8691
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Miss Mary Anne Neill. Patrick was an assistant baker in the New Ross Workhouse before joining the army. Having served for some years in India, he returned to Liverpool before the outbreak of war. At the front he survived the Battle of Mons but was wounded in a subsequent engagement. Memorial on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. (Panel 33).

Neville, Martin

Date of Birth
Address
Bannow
Service No.
11537
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Margaret Neville née Roach.

Nolan, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Carrick-on-Suir
Service No.
182
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Died from tetanus
Other Biographical Details
Brother of Margaret Hanlon of Upeer Bally Richard Road, Carrick-on-Suir, Co.Tipperary. Son of Richard and Kate Nolan née Delahunty

Nolan, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
5 Edward's Lane, Enniscorthy.
Service No.
4806
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of the late Patrick and Bridget Nolan née Byrne of 5 Mernagh Street, (Edward's Lane) Enniscorthy. Memorialised on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial (France).

Nolan, Richard

Date of Birth
Address
Gorey
Service No.
5406
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Luke and Elizabeth Nolan née Ward.

O'Brien, Patrick

Date of Birth
Alias
Brien, John
Address
Patrick Street, Enniscorthy
Service No.
8093
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Died at home, Tuberculosis, Patrick Street, Enniscorthy
Other Biographical Details

Son of Moses and Annie Brien née Neill

O'Connor, James

Date of Birth
Address
Dublin
Service No.
10858
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
18
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds
Other Biographical Details

Grandson of Mr. James O'Connor, Clerk of the Wexford Union and of Mr. John Fenlon, Herd, Johnstown Castle.Son of Sergeant Roderick (R Irish Regiment) and Mary O'Connor née Fenlon of Redmondstown, Rathaspeck. Both parents born in Wexford.

O'Hanlon, Richard

Date of Birth
Address
Duncormick, Co.Wexford
Service No.
11044
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Bridget O'Hanlon of Ballyfrory, Ballymitty, Co.Wexford. Article in The People 1916. He was aged 15 in the 1911 Census at Ballyfrory.

O’Brien, John

Date of Birth
Address
5 Davis Road, Clonmel
Service No.
5739
Rank
3rd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
41
Circumstances of Death
Died at Beggars Bush Barracks, Dublin, from heart disease
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Margaret Brien née Whitty, Clonmel. Husband of Mary O'Brien née Bulbert of 5 Davis Road, Clonmel. 

Pierce, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ballymore
Service No.
4326
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Walter and Elizabeth Pierce nee Tobin of Grageen, Ballycogley.

Pierce, Peter

Date of Birth
Address
Churchtown, Co. Wexford
Service No.
7185
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Mr James and Anne Pierce nee Fowler of Murrintown, Wexford.

Potts, John Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
33 Upper John Street, Wexford
Service No.
3881
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
27
Circumstances of Death
Died in France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Catherine Potts nee Brien of 33 Upper John Street, Wexford. Article in The People 1915.

Prendergast, John

Date of Birth
Address
Mulrankin
Service No.
11462
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Bridget Prendergast nee Prendergast of Mulrankin Bridgetown. Article in a Wexford newspaper.

Quinlisk, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
15 Lombard Street, Waterford
Service No.
10747
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
17
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Denis Joseph and Alice Quinlisk née Doyle, Lady Lane, Waterford. Of 15 Lombard Street, Waterford.

Quirke, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Blackwater, Co.Wexford.
Service No.
9822
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action at the battle of Hooge, Ypres France on Easter Sunday.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Miss Dora Quirk of Ballinahask, Kilmuckridge, Gorey. Remembered on Panel 33, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

Redmond, John

Address
Rathaspick, Co.Wexford
Service No.
4422
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Sole legatee was his brother William at Forrestalstown, Clonroche.

Redmond, Philip

Address
Milehouse, Enniscorthy
Service No.
4387
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Mary Redmond of Milehouse, Enniscorthy.

Redmond, William Hoey Kearney

Date of Birth
Alias
Willie Redmond.
Address
Glenbrook, Delgany, Co.Wicklow and Palace Manshions, Kensington, London.
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
56
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wound received in an attack at Wytschaete Wood in Belgium after being injured by a shell.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Eleanor Redmond. Nationalist Member of Parliament for Wexford since 1884. Awarded the Legion of Honour (France). One of the rare people to be buried abroad during WW1 in a coffin. Son of William Archer and Mary Redmond née Hoey. Younger brother of John E. Redmond MP and Leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party.

Reeves, Andrew

Date of Birth
Address
Hume's Lane, Mallow, Co.Cork
Service No.
2796
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
43
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Andrew and Eliza Reeves née Walsh. Husband of Nora Reeves of Hume's Lane, Mallow, Co.Cork.

Reilly, John

Service No.
3975
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Reilly of Kiltrea, Enniscorthy. Ennicorthy Guardian article.

Rennison, Walter Martyn

Date of Birth
Address
The Rectory, Wexford
Rank
3rd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details

Son of the Revd Chancellor Henry Rennison and Mrs Kate Louisa Rennison née Palmer of The Rectory, Wexford.  Formally a medical student in Trinity College, Dublin prior to enlistment.

Roberts, William

Date of Birth
Address
Gorey
Service No.
10532
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Mentioned in Dispatches. Son of John and Anne Roberts of Wells, Gorey. One of the three brothers who served. Memorial: Panel 33, Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium.

Roche, Edward

Address
Shannon Hill, Enniscorthy
Service No.
4033
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Myles and Bridget Roche of Shannon Hill, Enniscorthy.

Roche, Patrick

Address
Cockpit-Lane
Service No.
10144
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action Salonika
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Mary Roche of Gibson Street, Wexford. Article in The Echo.

Roche, William

Service No.
5767
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Mary Ann Roche of 4 Francis Street, Wexford. Brother of Richard Roche above.

Rochford, John

Service No.
6493
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
No next of kin

Rothwell, John Francis

Address
Taghmon
Service No.
5624
Rank
7th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Matthias and Sarah Rothwell of Growtown, Taghmon.

Sane, Nicholas

Date of Birth
Service No.
4958
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of William and Margaret Sane née Doyle of Allen Street, Wexford.

Sheehan, William

Date of Birth
Address
6 Upper William Street, New Ross
Service No.
4378
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds, France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Jane Sheehan née Nelson, Red House, New Ross. Husband of Ellen Sheehan née Blanche of 6 Upper William Street, New Ross.

Sheridan, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Ballyrorey, Co.Wexford.
Service No.
7185
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mr and Mrs Sheridan of Coolboy, Tinahely, Co.Wicklow. In his will he left everything to his mother Mrs Ellen Byrne, Coolboy, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow. Coolboy is just inside the Wexford boundary. Patrick was living in Ballyrorey, County Wexford at the time of his death. Commemorated on panel 33, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belguim. 

Sherwood, Richard Atwell

Date of Birth
Address
7 Parnell Street, Wexford.
Service No.
9220 (7220 Pension Record)
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Esther Victoria Sarah Sherwood née Atwell, ex-R.I.C. Sergeant, 7 Parnell Street, Wexford. Brother of John above. Buried Bailleul Communal Cemetery (Nord) in France.

Shore, James

Date of Birth
Address
Courtnacuddy
Service No.
1770
Rank
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Died from wounds received in France
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Johanna Shore née Doyle . Husband of Mary Shore née Leary of Courtnacuddy.

Singleton, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
7556
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Died from wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Richard and Sarah Singleton nee Neville of 5 Back Street, Wexford.

Sinnott, Stephen

Date of Birth
Service No.
6259
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Anthony and Anne Sinnott nee Brien

Sinnott, William

Address
Ennisbury
Service No.
8846
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details
Son of Myles and Katie Sinnott of Pembroke Cottages, Donnybrook, Dublin.

Smith, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Ballygarret
Service No.
7241
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Margaret Smith née Doyle 

Somers, Albert Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Cloughjordan, Co.Tipperary
Service No.
3-7984 and 7984
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Died of Wounds France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Robert Wilson Somers and Charlotte Somers nee Boyse of Cloughjordan, Co.Tipperary.

Awarded Military Medal and Bar

Sullivan, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
William Street, Gorey
Service No.
5320
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
40
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action. Struck by a shell at Hill 60.
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Mary Sullivan of 13 Grattan Street, Gorey. Husband of Bridget Sullivan of 16 Robert Street South, Dublin. Served in the South African War. Enlisted in Wexford while living in Gorey.

Swift, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
7026
Rank
2nd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders
Other Biographical Details

Son of Bartholomew and Ellen Swift née Neill. Husband of Catherine née Lewis.