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ROLL OF HONOUR MIDLETON MEMORIAL PROJECT 1914-1921

No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Mlitary History
1 Ahern 11124 Sergeant - 1st 86th 29th Royal Born in Midleton County 16/4/17 Arras Memorial Killed in action when the battalion fought with the division in the ‘Arras
David Dublin Cork. France; Bay 9 Offensive’ (9 April – 16 May 1917) on the Western Front and suffered 5
Fusiliers soldiers killed in action on this day and over 63 killed in action or who
died of wounds during the period of the offensive. The Memorial has the
names of nearly 35,000 Commonwealth soldiers inscribed on its walls
whose remains were lost in the fog of war and have no known graves.
This includes 56 soldiers of the battalion along with another 45 from the
regiment inscribed on its walls from the First World War. Enlisted in Cork
2 Ahern 357/ST/ Trimmer 25 - - - H.M.S. Born in St. Mary’s Road 4/11/18 Aberdeen Trinity Died in Scotland of illness or injury and where H.M.S. “Harpender” was
Patrick Dev. “Harpender Midleton and the son of Cemetery first commissioned on 22 April 1918 as a minesweeper which was based
” Royal John Ahern. Aberdeenshire in Sheerness Scotland towards the end of 1918. The cemetery contains
Naval Scotland; Grave over 170 burials from World War One which includes a Screen Wall that
Reserve Reference F.3. lists those buried there. A total of 45 Royal Naval Reserve personnel rest
556. (CMP) in peace together in the cemetery.
3 Ahern 5888 Private 36 1st 1st Guards Irish Born in Cork and resided 17/9/16 Thiepval Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
Patrick Guards Div. Guards in Castlemartyr County Memorial France ‘Battle of Flers - Courcelette’ (15 – 22 September 1916) as a phase of the
Cork. The son of William Pier and Face 7D. ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). A total of 28 soldiers
Ahern of Whitewell of the battalion were killed in action on this day and over 93 killed in
Cloyne County Cork. action or who died of wounds during the period of the battle at Flers –
Courcelette. The Thiepval Memorial has over 72,000 soldiers inscribed
on its walls whose remains were lost in the fog of war with no known
graves. This includes 99 soldiers of the battalion along with another 113
from the Regiment inscribed on its walls from the First World War.
4 Ahern 1465 C Leading 42 - - - SS Son of Daniel and Mary 11/3/17 Plymouth Naval Killed in action at sea WHEN THE SHIPWAS SUNK BY A German
Richard Seaman “Polandia” Ahern (Nee Gibbons) of Memorial Devon; submarine while on route from Birkenhead to Cherbourg with the loss of
Royal Naval Barrycove , Ballymacoda Panel 23 31 crew members. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 23,200 inscribed
Reserve County Cork. on its walls who have no known grave of which 7,251 are those from the
First World War. This includes 2 crew of the ship from the Royal Naval
Reserve.
5 Arnold 21789 Private 25 7th 30th 10th Royal Born in Clonmult 22/3/17 Struma Military Died of wounds while serving with the division as part of the ‘British
Vincent (Irish) Dublin Midleton County Cork. Cemetery Greece; Salonika Army’ during the ‘Macedonian Campaign’ (21 October 1915 –
Fusiliers The son of John and Grave Reference 30 September 1918). The cemetery contains 947 Commonwealth burials
Bridget (Nee Cullinan) IV. H. 5. where a Casualty Clearance Station was located in the area and includes
Arnold of Mogeely 40 soldiers of the battalion who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Castlemartyr Co Cork. The family dedication on the headstone reads “Ireland”. Enlisted in
Ballyvonare Military Camp Cork and had previous service with the Royal
Garrison Artillary.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Mlitary History
6 Barry 5888 Private 18 4th - - Royal Irish Son of Henry Barry of 22/7/18 Leamlara Church Died in Ireland and where the 4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion were based
Charles (Res.) Regiment Leamlara County Cork. Grounds Co Cork; in Larkhill, England as part of the Irish Reserve Brigade from April 1918
Grave Reference to the end of the war.
north west corner
7 Barry 189368 Able 33 - - - H.M.S. The son of James and 1/11/14 Portsmounth Killed in Action when H.M.S. “Good Hope” was sunk while fighting in the
James Seaman “Good Hope” Hannah Barry of 67 St. Naval Memorial; ‘Battle of Coronel’ (1 November 1914) off the coast of Chile with the loss
Royal Navy Mary’s Road Midleton Panel 1 of all the crew of 919 officers and enlisted men which included 3 sailors
County Cork. from County Cork. The Portsmouth Naval Memorial has the names of
nearly 10,000 sailors of the First World War inscribed on its walls which
includes 826 from the ship, 3 of which were natives of County Cork.
8 Barry Boatswain - - - H.M.S. Born in Cloyne County 26/11/14 Portsmounth Kiilled after an on-board explosion while the ship was at anchor in
James “Bulwark” Cork Naval Memorial Sheerness, Scotland. It is believed that the explosion had been caused by
Royal Navy Devon; Panel 1 the overheating of cordite charges which had been placed too close to
the boiler room bulkhead. The ship suffered the loss of 736 crew which
included 2 sailors from County Cork. The Portsmouth Naval Memorial
has the names of nearly 10,000 sailors of the First World War inscribed
on its walls which includes 557 crew from H.M.S. Bulwark.
9 Barry 43157 Private 7/ 49th 16th Royal Irish Born in Midleton Between Potijze Chateau The 7th and 8th Battalions of the regiment amalgamated on16 October
John 8th (Irish) Fusiliers County Cork. 15 and Grounds 1916 and carried the title of the 7/8th Battalion. Killed in action during
17/8/17 Cemetery the period when the battalion were in frontline trenches since 14 August
Belgium; Grave and fought with the division during the ‘Battle of Langemarck’ (16 – 18
Reference II. G. 3. August 1917) which followed and was a phase of the ‘Third Battle of
Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1918). The old chateau grounds contains
three war cemeteries with over 850 Commonwealth burials. It was here
that soldiers entered communication trenches which led to the front line
and was the site of Advanced Dressing Stations. The cemetery contains
over 586 burials which includes 4 soldiers of the battalion who rest in
peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Fermoy County Cork and had
previous service with the Connaught Rangers.
10 Barry 351473 Sick Berth - - - - H.M.S. Born in Queenstown 4/11/17 Ford Park Died in England. The cemetery was used by the Royal Naval Barracks
Michael Steward “Vindictive” (Cobh) County Cork. Cmetery , located in Plymounty and known as H.M.S. “Vindictive” (Shore
(Shore The son of the late Plymouth Establishment) which included several hospitals who used the cemetery
Establishmen Michael Barry formally England; Grave for burials. The cemetery contains 770 burials from the First World War.
t) Royal Navy of Rock Terrace Reference
Midleton County Cork. General T. 4.30.
11 Barry 010050 Private 30 32nd - - Royal Army The son of Richard 3/7/21 Newport (St. Died in service. The cemetery contains 167 Commonwealth burials who
T. Coy Ordnance and Margaret Barry of Woolos) rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Corps Chapel Street Cloyne Cemetery
County Cork Monmoutshire,
Newport Wales;
Grave Reference
25. “RC” 195
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
12 Barry 10102 Rifleman 2nd 7th 3rd Royal Irish Born in Cloyne County 26/10/14 Pont-du-Hem Killed in action during the Battalion ‘Action at Neuve Chapelle’ (22- 28
William Rifles Cork. Military October 2014) which was a phase of the ‘Battle of La Bassee’ (10
Cemetery October – 2 Nov 1914). The battalion suffered over 49 soldiers killed in
France; Grave action on this day with another 140 killed in action or who died of
Reference X. G wounds during the period of the ‘Actions at Neuve Chapelle’. The
.5. original cemetery was begun in 1915 and after the war became a
concentrated cemetery with burials brought in from other locations.
Today there are over 1,500 burials which include 4 soldiers of the
battalion along with another 4 from the regiment who rest in peace
together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
13 Bathie 11216 Private 19 2nd 20th 7th Scots Born in Castle Mary 18/5/15 Le Touret Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
Archibald Guards County Cork; The son Memorial ‘Battle of Festubert’ (15 – 25 May 1915) which was a phase of the larger
Ferguson of William Bathie. France; Panel 3- Allied ‘Second Battle of Artois’ (3 May – 15 June 1915). The battalion
4 suffered over 46 soldiers killed in action on this day with another 130
killed in action or who died of wounds during the period of the Battle of
Festubert. The Le Touret Memorial has the names of over 13,400
soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in the fog of war
with no known graves. This includes 199 soldiers of the battalion along
with another 178 from the regiment. Enlisted in Dundee Scotland.
14 Beatty - Lieutenant - 4th 48th 16th Royal Munster The son of Rev. 16/9/16 La Neuville Attched to the 1st Battalion of the Regiment. Died of wounds most likely
Charles St. Att. (Irish) Fusiliers Edmund W. Beatty British recieved while fighting with the division in the ‘Battle of Ginchy’ (9
John and Eva Meredith Cemetery Septemeber 1916) as a phase of the ‘Battle ofthe Somme’ (1 July- 18
Beatty of Corkbeg France; Grave November 1916. In April 1916 the No. 21 Casualty Clearance Station was
Rectory Whitegate. Reference II. E. located in the town of La Neuville and where the cemetery was created
Educated at Midleton 13. to bury the dead, mostly from the ‘Battle of the Somme in 1916. The
College Cork and Cork cemetery contains over 866 Commonwealth burials which includes 1
Grammer School soldier of the 4th (Reserve) Battalion along with 5 soldiers of the 1st
where he joined the Battalion of the Regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Officer Training Corps
15 Bennett - Lieutenant 25 3rd 1st 3rd Royal Munster The son of John and 13/10/15 Dud Corner Attached to 2nd Bn and killed in action while the battalion served in
John (Res.) Fusiliers Breda Bennett of Cemetery front line trenches facing the German positions at Hulloch in the
William Charleston, France; Grave aftermath of the ‘Battle of Loos’ (25 Septemeber – 8 October 1916). The
Ballinacurra County Reference III. B. cemetery contains over 2,000 burials which includes 4 soldiers from the
Cork. 3. battalion along with another 23 from the regiemnt who rest in peace
together in the cemetery. A member of the National Volunteers before
enlisting.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Mlitary History
16 Beswick - Lieutenant 28 11th 120th 40th Kings Own The son of William 22/4/17 Cambrai East Killed in action while fighting with the battalion on the Western Front in
John (Royal and Eliza Beswick of Military Cemetery 1917 which included the ‘Capture of Fifteen Ravine and the village of
Charles Lancaster Fota Carrigtwohill France; Grave Villers Pliouch. The city of Cambrai remained in German hands until
Regiment) County Cork Reference VII. A. October 1918 who used the cemetery to bury their own dead along with
2. British and French soldiers. The cemetery now contains over 501
Commonwealth burials which includes 1 soldier of the battalion who
rest in peace together in the cemetery.
17 Bolster Captain 20 - - - 31st Seige Born in Castlemartyr 4/4/17 Ste. Catherine Died on the Western Front. The cemetery is located near Arras in
Francis Battery County Cork and the British Cemetery northern France and was used by Casualty Clearance Stations located in
Julian Royal Garrison son of the Rev. R.C. France; Grave the area. The cemetery contains over 339 burials which includes 20 from
Artillary Bolster of 66 Reference A. 3. Seige Batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillary who rest in peace
Golding Avenue together in the cemetery.
Bedford England
18 Bolster 727511 Private 27 3rd - 3rd Canadian Born in Bailick 26/8/18 Feuchy Chapel Killed in action while fighting with the division in the ‘Battle of the
George (Res) (Can.) Machine Gun Cottage, British Cemetery Scrape’ (26 – 30 August 1918). The cemetery was begun in 1917 and was
Christian Corps Ballinacurra County France; Grave concentrated after the war with burials brought in from other locations.
Cork and the son of Reference II. G. 8. Today there are over 1,103 Commonwealth burials in the cemetery
Catherine (formally which includes 1 soldier of the 3rd Battalion Canadian Machine Gun
Marshall) of the Corps who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family inscription
same address and on the headstone reads, “ Jesus said “Yet shall he live” Mizpah””.
the late George
Bolster.
19 Brennan 226804 Able 30 - - - HMS Submarine Born Cloyne County 2/3/17 Bagdad (North Died while a prisoner of war of the Turkish Army. The submarine was
Patrick Seaman E15 Cork. The son of Gate) War engaged in a special action during the Gallipoli Campign (17 Febrary
Royal Navy James and Hannah Cemetery Iraq; 1915 – 9 January 1916) when it tried to sail into the Sea of Marmara
Brennan of Church Grave Reference through the Straits but was hit by shore batteries . A total of 7 crew
Street Cloyne XXI. J. 47. were killed in action with another 10 who died as prisoners of war. The
cemetery was begun in 1917 and where it was concentrated with burials
brought in from other locations. There are now over 4.160
Commonwealth burials of named soldiers along with another 2,729
unknown soldiers. The cemetery also contains 6 sailors from E.15 who
died during captivity and most likely moved to here after the war.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
20 Brickley J/28129 Ordinary 19 - - - HMS Son of Thomas and 31/5/16 Plymouth Naval Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Jutland’ (31 May – 1 June 1916)
William Seaman “Indefatigable” Sarah Brickley of Memorial Devon; which was the largest naval battle fought between the British and
Andrew Royal Navy Darby’s Lane Panel 17 German Fleets during the war at sea. It was one of the most tragic losses
Midleton County of life sustained by families of County Cork in one day during the war
Cork. with over 87 sailors from Cork who were killed in action during the
battle. The Battlecruiser was hit several times which destroyed the ship,
with a compliment of 1,019 and where there were only two survivors.
The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 7,251 inscribed on its walls from the
First World War. A total of 40 sailors from County Cork were crew
members of H.M.S. “Indefatigable” and are inscribed on Panel 17 of the
memorial walls.
21 Briggs 200002 Regimental 56 2/1st 9th - Ayrshire (Earl of Born in Cork. The 17/11/17 Ayr Cemetery, Died in service while the unit was based in Dunbar East Lothian for home
John Quarter- Cyclist Carrick’s Own) son of William and Ayrshire; Grave service only. The cemetery contains nearly 90 burials from the First
Master Bde. Yeomanry Jane Briggs of Reference, Special World War who rest in peacetogether in the cemetery. Served in the
Sergeant Castlemartyr County Memorial O. 2724 Second Boar War.
Cork. The husband
of Margaret Briggs
of 18 Hunters
Avenue Ayrshire.
22 Brophy 277649 Leading 44 - - - HMS “Seagull” Son of the late 30/9/18 Plymouth Naval Killed in action during a collision in the Firth of Clyde HMS Carrib and
Philip Stoker Royal Navy James and Kate Memorial Devon; was sunk with the loss of 48 crew out of a total compliment of 91. The
Brophy of Mogeely Panel 28 Plymouth Naval Memorial has the names of 7,200 naval personnel
County Cork. inscribed on its walls from the First World War with another 16,00 from
WW2 which includes 46 crew of the ship.
23 Buckley 12911 Private 22 6th 112th 37th Bedfordshire Born in Shandrum 15/7/16 Pozierers British Killed in action most likely while the battalion fought with the division
John Regiment Midleton County Cemetery France; during the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). The
Cork. The son of Grave Reference cemetery contains over 2,760 Commonwealth burials in the cemetery
Thomas, Elizabeth III. D. 8. which includes 24 soldiers of the battalion along with 4 from the
of 32 Winifred Road regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family
Hemel Hampstead inscription on the headstone reads, “God knows best deeply mourned
and resided in by mother”.
Hemel Hamstead
England.
24 Burns 4189 Private 1st 4th 2nd Irish Guards Born in Ballycotton 4/9/14 Guards Grave Killed in action while the Battalion fought during the ‘Retreat from Mons
Patrick County Cork. The Villers Cotterets (24 August – 5 September 1914). The cemetery was established by the
son of James Burns Forest France; Irish Guards a few months after the battle when the B.E.F. regained this
of Ballycotton. Grave Reference ground. Today there are 78 burials in the cemetery, all from the 4th
28 Guards Brigade which includes 21 soldiers of the Battalion which rest in
peace together in the cemetery. A memorial to the Guards Brigade is
located nearby which was erected after the war. Enlisted in Cork
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
25 Cahill 10108 Private 22 ‘D’ 7th 3rd Royal Irish Born in Cloyne County 11/11/14 Ypres (Menin Killed in action while the Battalion fought in the ‘Battle of Nonne
Daniel Coy Rifles Cork and the son of Gate) Memorial Bosschen’ (11-12 November 1914) as part of the larger ‘First Battle of
2nd Thomas and Mary Belgium; Panel 40 Ypres’ (19 October – 22 November 1914). The battalion suffered over 14
Cahill of Church Street soldiers killed in action on this day and over 223 killed in action or who
Cloyne. died of wounds during the First Battle of Ypres. The monument has the
names of 54,404 soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of
those who were killed or wounded on the field of battle but have no
known graves. There are a total of 312 soldiers from the battalion
inscribed on the monument and another 263 from the Regiment. Enlisted
in Cork
26 Cahill 36419 Lance 24 8th - 8th Machine Gun Born and resided 27/5/18 Soissons Killed in action while fighting with the division which had been detached
George Corporal Corps Cloyne County Cork. Memorial with the British XI Corps to the French Sixth Army during the ‘Second
The husband of France Battle of the Aisne’ (27 May – 6 June 1918). The Soissons Memorial to the
Hannah Cahill of Maun Missing has almost 4,000 soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the
Street Cloyne. memory of those who were killed or wounded on the field of battle but
have no known graves. Previous service with Royal Munster Fusiliers and
enlisted in Cork
27 Cahill 12301 Gunner - - - 14th Seige Born and resided in 4/5/15 Lancashire Died of wounds most likely received while fighting in the ‘Gallipoli
James Battery Midleton County Cork Landing Campaign’ (25 April 1915 – 9 January 1916). The cemetery was established
Royal and the son of William Cemetery Turkey; during the war and where burials were brought here in its aftermath.
Garrison Cahill from Gurteenina Grave Reference Today there are over 1,237 Commonwealth burials located there which
Artillary Midleton. E. 1. includes 3 gunners from the Battery and another 9 from the Royal Garrison
Artillery who rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork.
28 Cahill 27413 Gunner 25 - - - 111th Heavy Born and resided in 8/10/18 Cantaing British Killed in Action most likely while fighting with the Battery during the ‘Final
Timothy Battery Cloyne County Cork Cemetery France; Advance in Artois’ (2 October – 11 November 1918. The cemetery was
Royal and the son of John Grave Reference established in 1918 and contains over 70 burials which includes 3 gunners
Garrison and Hannah Cahill of A. 12. of the Battery who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The Battery
Artillary Spittal Street Cloyne. originally deployed to France 5 October 1914. Enlisted in Cork City
29 Cahill 4/6247 Private 18 6th 47th 16th Connaught Born in Mill Road 8/9/16 Corbie Communal Died of wounds most likely recieved while the battalion fought in the
William (Irish) Rangers Midleton County Cork. Cemetery ‘Battle of Guillemont’ (3 – 6 September 1916) which in turn was a phase of
The son of Michael Extension France; the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). The cemetery was
and Mary Cahill. Grave Reference used by various Casualty Clearance Stations located in the town and where
II. C. 55. there are over 249 buried in the main cemetery with another 918 buried in
the extension. This includes 4 soldiers of the battalion who rest in peace
together in the cemetery. The family inscription on the headstone reads,
“Dear Bill the Lord thought best to take thee to eternal Rest (His Own)”
30 Caine J/12591 Able 22 - - - H.M.S. Born in Midleton 23/4/18 Dover (St. Died of wounds or illness. H.M.S. “Vindictive was a shore estamlishment
John Seaman “Vindictive” County Cork. The son James’s) which included a naval base hospital which used the cemetery for burials.
Royal Navy of John and Mary Cemetery Kent; The cemetery contains 387 identifiable burials.
Caine of Portsmouth Grave Reference
England. P. W. 62A
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
31 Callaghan 9656 Private 29 1st 84th 28th Welsh Born in Midleton 25/5/15 The Ypres (Menin Killed in action while fighting with the battalion during the ‘Battle of
William Regiment County Cork. The Gate) Memeorial Bellewaarde’ (24 – 25 May 1915) which was a phase of the ‘Second Battle
son of Stephen Belgum; Panel 37 of Ypres’ (22 April – 25 May 1915). The battalion suffered over 113
Callaghan of 1 Step fatalities during the battle. The monument has the names of 54,404
Lane, Barrack Street soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who were
Cork City. killed or wounded on the field of battle but have no known graves. There
are a total of 214 soldiers from the battalion inscribed on the monument
and another 336 from the Regiment. Enlisted in Cardiff Wales.
32 Canavan 3562 Private 21 2nd 17th 6th Prince of Wales Born in Midleton 1/5/15 Ferme Buterne Killed in action most likely from an artillary shell while serving in front line
Augustus ‘A’ Coy Leinster County Cork and the Military trenches with the battalion in the ‘Epinette Sector near Armentieres
Regiment son of Augustus and Cemetery France; located in northern France. A total of 4 soldiers of the battalion were killed
Mary Canavan of Grave Reference in action on this day and later buried together. The cemetery contains over
Rathcormac County C. 4. 127 burials mostly from early 1915 which includes 49 soldiers of the
Cork battalion who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
33 Cashman 6697 Private 1st 48th 16th Royal Munster Born and resided in 9/9/16 Thiepval Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Ginchy’ (9 September 1916) as part of
David (Irish) Fusiliers Midleton County Memorial France; a phase of the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). The
Cork Pier and Face 16. battalion suffered 71 killed in action on this day and over 103 killed in
C. action or who died of wounds during the Battle of the Somme. The
monument has the names of 72,397 soldiers inscribed on its walls to
honour the memory of those who were killed or wounded on the field of
battle but have no known graves. There are a total of 87 soldiers from the
battalion inscribed on the monument and another 143 from the Regiment.
Enlisted in Midleton.
34 Cashman 119871 Driver 19 - 190th 41st Royal Field Born in Midleton 24/6/17 Bus House Killed in action while the Brigade artillary was acting in support of the
Thomas Artillary County Cork and the Cemetery division was serving in the area of Messines in the aftermath of the ‘Battle
son of Patrick and Belgium; Grave of Messines’ (7 – 14 June 1917) on the Western Front. The cemetery
Mary Cashman of Reference contains over 206 First World War burials which includes 6 gunners of the
Old Cork Road C. 16. Brigade and 26 from the Royal Filed Artillary who rest in peace together in
Midleton. the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
35 Clarke 26984 Private 19 1st 86th 29th Royal Dublin Born in Castlemartyr 4/9/18 Trios Arbres Killed in Action while the battalion fought in the ‘Capture of Hill 63’ (4
James Fusiliers County Cork and Cemetry France; September 1918) as part of the ‘Advance in Flanders’ (18 August - 6
where he resided in Grave reference September 1918) and where the battalion suffered 30 soldiers killed in
Cloughjordon II. M. 14. action or who died of wounds. The cemetery was begun by the 2nd
County Tipperary. Australian Casualty Clearance Station in July 1916. It contains over 1,704
The son of Samuel Commonwealth burials which include 16 soldiers of the battalion along
Clarke of Moneygall with 1 from the regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The
Cloughjordon family inscription on the headstone reads, “God is love”. Enlisted in
Tipperary. Nenagh County Tipperary
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
36 Clery - Captain 20 3rd 25th 8th Royal Munster Born in Midleton 16/8/17 Tyne Cot Killed in action while attached to the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rifles who
John Att. Fusiliers County Cork. The son Memorial fought with the division in the ‘Battle of Langemarck’ (16 – 18 Aug. 1917)
Francis of Margaret Clery of Belgium;,Panel as a phase of the ‘Third Battle of Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1917). A
66 Holybrook Dublin. 143 - 144 total of 76 soldiers of the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rifles were killed in
action or died of wounds on this day. The Tyne Cot Memorial to the
Missing has over 34,991 names inscribed on its walls to honour the
memory of those who were killed or wounded on the field of battle but
have no known graves. Enlisted in Dublin
37 Collins 10824 Private - 1st 86th 29th Royal Dublin Born in Midleton 25/4/15 V Beach Killed in action when the battalion fought with the division during the
James Fusiliers County Cork and the Cemetery ‘Landings at Cape Helles’ (25 April 1915) on ‘V’ Beach on the opening day
son of Denis Collins of Gallipoli Turkey; of the ‘Gallipoli Campaign (17 February 1915 – 9 January 1916. The
Ballintemple Cork City. Special battalion suffered over 61 killed in action on this day with over 529 killed
Memorial in action or who died of wounds during the campaign. The cemetery
A. 24 contains over 696 burials which includes 149 soldiers of the battalion. The
family inscription on the headstone reads, “Their glory shall not be blotted
out”. Enlisted in Cork
38 Condon 41047 Private 17 8th 48th 16th Royal Dublin Born in Cloyne County 22/8/17 Lijssenthoek Died of wounds most likely received while the battalion fought in the
John (Irish) Fusiliers Cork and the son of Military ‘Battle of Langemarck’ (16 – 18 August 1917) as a phase of the ‘Third Battle
Mary Condon of Cemetery of Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1917). The village of Lijssenthoek was the
Chapel Street Cloyne. Belgium; Grave location of several Casualty Clearance Stations which used the cemetery
Reference XVII. for burials. The cemetery contains over 9,901 Commonwealth burials
K. 8. which includes 5 soldiers of the battalion along with3 from the regiment
who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family inscription on the
headstone reads, “Loving memory of my dear only son john gone but not
forgotten never shall his memory fade”. Previous service with Royal
Munster Fusiliers
39 Condon 25159 Private - 7th 49th 16th Royal Irish Born and resided in 12/12/17 Templeux-le- The 7th Battalion (S.I.H.) was formed from the South Irish Horse and where
John (S.I.H). (Irish) Regiment Ballymacoda County Guerard British some of its squadrons had been serving on the Western Front since 1914.
Cork and the son of Cemetery; Killed in action while the battalion was serving in front line trenches east of
David Condon of Ring Grave the French village of Ronssoy. The battalion suffered 12 killed in action on
Ballymacoda. Reference II. H. this day and who are buried together in the cemetery. The cemetery was
26. begun in 1917 and contains over 750 burials from the war which includes
28 soldiers of the battalion along with 2 from the regiment who rest in
peace together in the cemetery. The family inscription on the headstone
reads, “God have mercy on him”.
40 Connell 42045 Gunner 29 - - - 10th Heavy The son of David and 10/10/15 Portianos Died of wounds most likely while the Battery was serving in the
John Battery Royal Ellen Connell of Military ‘Macadonian (Salonika) Campaign’ (21 October 1915 – 30 September
Garrison Carrigtwohill County Cemetery 1918). The cemetery is located on the Island of Limnos which created the
Artillary Cork Greece; Grave cemetery for burials. It contains over 347 burials from the war who rest in
Reference V peace together in the cemetery.
.E.120.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
41 Connolly J/4765 Able 21 - - - HMS Son of Catherine 20/9/14 Zanzibar (Grave Killed in action at sea when it was sunk by the German Light Cruiser SMS
R. Seaman “Pegasus” and John Connolly Island) ‘Konigsberg’ when it launched a surprise attack against H.M.S. “Pegasus”
Royal Navy of Old Road Cemetery while it was in Zanzibar harbour for repairs. The ships crew suffered 31
Ballycotton County Zanzibar killed in action and a further 55 wounded. The cemetery dates to before
Cork the First World War and has a special extension which contains the graves
of 24 Petty Officers and crew of H.M.S. . “Pegasus” who rest in peace
together in the cemetery. The family inscription on the headstone reads,
“Tho lost to sight to memory dear mother”.
42 Cooney Z/24 Lance 38 12th 60th 20th Rifle Brigade Born in Dungourney Died Pozieres Killed in Action while the battalion fought with the division on the Western
Timothy Corporal (Light) County Cork and Between Memorial Front during 1918. It was not possible to identify the exact date of his
resided in Cork City. 23 France; Panel death in the aftermath of the war by the Imperial War Graves Commission.
March-1 81 to 84 The Pozieres Memorial to the Missing has over 14,707 soldiers inscribed
Dec. on its walls to honour the memory of those who were lost on the field of
1918 battle but have no known graves. This includes 77 from the battalion along
with another 580 soldiers of the regiment. Enlisted in Cork and previous
service with the Suffolk Regiment.
43 Cosgrave M/12378 Black 25 - - - HMS The son of Patrick 31/5/15 Plymouth Naval Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Jutland’ (31 May – 1 June 1916) which
Maurice smiths “Defence” and Johannah Memorial was one of the most tragic loss of life sustained by Cork families in one
Mate Royal Navy Cosgrave of Saleen Devon; Panel 17 day during the war with over 87 sailors from Cork, killed in action during
Ballynacurra County the battle. The cruiser was hit by two salvos of shells which exploded the
Cork rear magazine which destroyed the ship, with a compliment of 779 and
where there were no survivors. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 23,200
inscribed on its walls who have no known grave, except at sea, of which
7,251 are those from the First World War. A total of 1,891 sailors are
inscribed from the ‘Battle of Jutland’ of which 721 sailors are those from
H.M.S. “Defence” which includes a total of 32 sailors from Cork.
44 Cotter 552263 Private 35 27th 6th 2nd Canadian Born in Cork and 8/8/17 Longuenesse Died of wounds most likely received while the battalion was serving with
James (City of Infantry; resided in Canada. (St. Omer) the division in the area south of Bethune in northern France. The city of St.
Winnepe Canadian The son of Jeremiah Souvenir Omer was an important hospital centre which included the 9th Canadian
g) Expeditionary and Mary Cotter of Cemetery; General Hospital which used the cemetery for burials. The cemetery
Force Curragh Grave contains over 2,874 burials which includes 3 soldiers of the battalion along
Carrigtwohill County Reference IV. D. with 109 soldiers of the Canadian Infantry who rest in peace together in
Cork 14. the cemetery.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
45 Coughlan 1928 Private - 7th 47th 16th Prince of Born and resided in 3/9/16 Thiepval Killed in action while the battalion fought with the Brigade in the ‘Battle of
David (Irish) Wales Carrigtwohill County Memorial Guillemont’ (3 – 6 September 1916) as a phase in the ‘Battle of the
Leinster Cork. France; Pier and Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). The battalion suffered over 29 killed
Regiment Face 16 C. in this day and over 75 killed in action or who died of wounds during the
Somme Campaign. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing has the names of
72,397 soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who
were killed or wounded on the field of battle but have no known graves.
There are a total of 53 soldiers from the battalion inscribed on the
monument and another 59 from the Regiment. Enlisted in Youghal County
Cork
46 Coughlan 8818 Rifleman 22 1st 25th 8th Royal Irish Born and resided in 16/8/17 Reservoir Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
Henry Rifles Midleton County Cemetery ‘Battle of Langemarck’ (16 – 18 August 1917) as a phase of the ‘Third Battle
Cork and enlisted Belgium; Grave of Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1917). The battalion suffered over 76
there. The son of Reference I. D. killed in action or who died of wounds on this day and over 176 during the
Henry and Rebecca 46. Third Battle of Ypres. The cemetery was begun in 1915 and used by
Coughlan of Old fighting units and field ambulances. After the war it became a
Cork Road Midleton. concentrated cemetery and where there are now over 2,613
Commonwealth burials which includes 15 soldiers of the battalion along
with 11 soldiers of the regiment. The family inscription on the headstone
reads, “Deeply mourned by his sorrowing parents sisters and brothers”.
47 Coughlan 3893 Private 27 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Born and resided in 17/5/15 Wimereux Died of wounds most likely received when the battalion fought in the
James Munster Carrigtwohill Co Communal ‘Battle of Rue de Bois’ (9 May 1915) and suffered over 153 killed in action
Fusiliers Cork. The son of Cemetery during the battle. The town of Wimereux became an important Bas
Edmund and Kate France; Grave Hospital centre during the war and used the cemetery for burials. There
Coughlan of Reference I. H. are over 2,847 Commonwealth burials from the First World War which
Tullagreine 2. includes 5 soldiers of the battalion and another 2 from the regiment who
Carrigtwohill. rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family inscription on the
headstone reads, “Jesus Christ have mercy on him”. Enlisted in Cork
48 Cox 15815 Private 23 5th 31st 10th Royal Irish Born and resided in 16/8/15 Helles Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
Thomas (Irish) Fusiliers Midleton County Memorial ‘Attack on the Kiretch Tepe Sirt’ (15 – 16 August 1915) as a phase of the
Cork. The son of Gallipoli Turkey; ‘Gallipoli Campaign’ (17 February 1915 – 8 January 1916). The battalion
John and Ellen Cox Panel 178 to suffered over 39 killed in action on this day and over 117 killed in action or
of ‘The Park’ 180 who died of wounds during the Gallipoli Campaign. The Helles Memorial
Midleton. has the names of over 20,886 soldiers and sailors inscribed on its walls of
those who have no known graves. This includes over 91 soldiers of the
battalion along with another 139 soldiers of the regiment. Enlisted in
Coatsbridge Lanarks Scotland.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
49 Coxwell 2234 Private 31 1/1st 1st South 2nd Royal Son of Aileen 21/8/15 Green Hill Killed in action when it fought as dismounted troops with the division
Rogers Midland Mounted Gloucestershire Coxwell of Kilcrone, Cemetery during the ‘Battle of Scimitar Hill’ (21 August 1915) as a phase of the
Richard Mounted Hussars Cloyne County Cork Gallipoli Turkey; ‘Battle of Gallipoli’ (17 February 1915- 9 January 1916). The regiment
Hugh and the late Godfrey Special suffered 9 soldiers killed in action on this day and are buried together in
Coxwell of Memorial A. 3. the cemetery. There are over 2,971 servicemen buried in the cemetery
Dowdeswell Court which includes 14 soldiers of the Regiment who rest in peace together in
Gloucestershire the cemetery. The family inscription on the headstone reads, “Their glory
England. shall not be blotted out”.
50 Crowley 200246 Sapper 16 - - - Inland Water Born and resided in 26/5/17 Calais Southern Died on the Western Front most likely from injury or illness. The city of
David Transport Ballycotton County Cemetery Calais was an important Base Hospital area which used the cemetery and
Royal Engineers Cork. The nephew France; Grave where there are over 721 burials located there. Enlisted in Youghal
of Minnie Reference D. 4. County Cork
Chamberlian of 18.
Barrack Hill
Ballycotton.
51 Crowley 9/1537 Private 36 2nd 2nd New Wellington The son of Denis 3/10/16 Etaples Military Died most likely of wounds received while the battalion fought with the
Michael Zealand Regiment and Mary Crowley Cemetery division during the ‘Somme Campaign (1 July – 18 November 1916) during
Division New Zealand of Dunsfort France; Grave which it suffered over 168 killed in action or who died of wounds. The
Expeditionary Midleton County Reference XI. E. Etaples cemetery is near the site of a large Base Hospital which used it for
Force Cork 2. burials. There are over 11,517 identified burials located there which
includes 16 soldiers of the battalion along with 12 solders of the regiment
who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
52 Curtin 7203 Private 42 2nd 48th 16th Royal Munster Born and resided in 21/3/18 Pozieres Killed in Action while the battalion fought with the division on the opening
Eugene (Irish) Fusiliers Midleton County Memorial day of the ‘Battle of St. Quintin’ (21 March – 5 April 1918) in the opening
Cork. The son of France; Panel phase of the German Spring Offensive (21 March – 18 July 1918). The
Patrick and Mary 78 - 79 memorial was unveiled on 4 August 1930 and has the names of over
Curtin of Darby’s 14,707 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in the fog
Lane Midleton. of war which includes 111 soldiers of the regiment. Enlisted in Midleton.
53 Curtin SS/7819 Ordinary 19 - - - HMS “Vivid” The son of Mary 12/2/17 Plymouth (Ford Died of illness or injury as part of the Shore Establishment and where the
J. Seaman Royal Navy Curtin of Park) Cemetery title H.M.S. “Vivid” was not actually a fighting ship but the title carried by
Rathcoursey, Devon. Grave the Devonport Naval Barracks located there. The cemetery was used by
Ballinacurra Reference T. 5. base hospitals located in Devonport and where there are over 769 burials
Midleton County 33. from the war who rwest in peace together in the cemetery.
Cork
54 Curtin 30283 Private 23 - - 5th 15th Field Born in Midleton 4/10/17 La Clytte Killed in action while serving with the division as an ambulance unit in the
Patrick Ambulance; County Cork. The Military Ypres Salient during the ‘Third Battle of Ypres (31 July – 10 November
Joseph Royal Army son of John and Cemetery 1917). The hamlet of La Clytte was used as a Brigade HQ and where the
M.M. Medical Corps Norah Curtin of Belgium; Grave cemetery was first established in 1914, The cemetery contains over 1,082
Commissioners Reference III. D. burials which includes 1 soldier of the 15th Field Ambulance unit. The
Buildings Midleton. 6. family inscription on the headstone reads, “In loving memory from his dear
parents brother & sister”. Awarded Military Medal. Enlisted in Cork.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
55 Daly 8291 Private - 2nd 4th - Irish Guards Born in Ballymacoda 29/5/18 Doullens Died of wounds most likely received while the battalion were located in
Michael Guards County Cork and Communal Cem. the area of Doullens north of the French city of Amiens acting as GHQ
enlisted in Youghal Extension No. 2 troops with the Brigade. The cemetery contains over 374 Commonwealth
County Cork France; Grave burials which includes 1 soldier of the battalion along with 5 soldiers of the
Reference II. D. regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family
19. inscription on the grave reads. “On his soul sweet Jesus have mercy
Ballymacoda Co. Cork. Ireland.
56 Dawkins 9832 Sergeant 28 2nd 12th 4th Royal Irish Born and resided in 8/5/15 Ypres (Menin Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
George Regiment Cloyne County Cork. The Gate) Memorial ‘Battle of Frezenberg’ (8 – 13 May 1915) as a phase of the ‘Second Battle
son of Susan and Henry Belgium; Panel 33 of Ypres’ (22 April – 25 May 1915). The battalion suffered over 17 killed in
Dawkins of Barnabrow, action on this day and over 40 killed in action or who died of wounds
Cloyne and enlisted in during the battle. The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial to the Missing has
Cork. the names of 54,404 soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the memory
of those who were lost on the field of battle but have no known graves.
This includes 113 soldiers of the battalion along with another 169 of the
regiment.
57 Delaney 5588 Private 31 1st 47th 16th Royal Born in Midleton County 4/4/17 La Laiterie Killed in action while the battalion was serving in front line trenches in the
Thomas (Irish) Munster Cork to John and Mary Military Cemetery ‘Spanbrock Sector’ facing the Germans on Messines Ridge in southern
Fusiliers Delaney; Resided and Belgium; Grave Belgium. The cemetery contains over 751 Commonwealth burials which
enlisted Liverpool Reference IX. B .8. includes 13 soldiers of the battalion along with 1 soldier of the regiment
England. who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family inscription on the
headstone reads, “Born in Summerville Mass., USA January 12 1886”.
58 Dillon 34064 Private 30 13th U/K U/K Yorkshire Born in Mayfield Cork 21/4/18 Leuze Communal Died of wounds on the Western Front. It is likely that he died while a
Patrick Regiment City and resided in Cemetery prisoner of war of the Germans who buried him in the cemetery in the
Ballincollig County Cork. Belgium; Grave aftermath of the opening phase of the ‘German Spring Offensive’ (21
The son of William and Reference I. D. 3. March – 18 July 1918). The town of Leuze was in German hands from
Margaret Dillon of August 1914 until 1o November 1918 and where German medical units
Lisgoold County Cork. were loctaed who used the communal cemetery for burials. It contains 58
Commonwealth burials which includes 2 soldiers of the battalion along
wtih 1 soldier of he regiment whorest in peace together in the cemetery.
Enlisted in Market Harborough,Leicestershire. Previously served in the
Army Service (Service no. 108889).
59 Dilworth 9454 Corporal 26 2nd 47th 16th Leinster Born in Midleton County 10/2/18 St Sever Cemetery Died of wounds most likely received while the battalion were serving in
John ‘A’ (Irish) Regiment Cork. The son of Michael Extension France; the trenches known as the ‘Pond Sector’ forward the French village of
Coy and Anne Dilworth of Grave Reference Roisel in northern France. During the war camps and base hospitals were
Model Cottages Cork. P. VI. K. 11A. located near the city of Rouen which used the cemetery for burials. The
cemetery contains over 8,348 Commonwealth burials which includes 6
soldiers of the battalion along with 1 from the regiment who rest in peace
together in the cemetery. The family inscription on the grave reads. “Son
of the late Michael & Anne Dilworth Model Cottages, Cork R.I.P.”. Enlisted
in Cork
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
60 Draddy 665 Private 21 41st 11th 3rd Australian The son of Thomas and Ellen 21/2/18 London Rifle Killed in Action while the battalion were serving in frontline trenches
John (Aus.) Imperial Draddy of Main Street Brigade facing the German positions at Messines Ridge. The cemetery was
Force Ballycotton County Cork Cemetery begun in 1914 by the 4th Division and got its name from the burial of
Belgium; 22 soldiers of the London Rifle Brigade Regiment in the cemetery
Grave from that division. There are a total of 335 Commonwealth burials
Reference which includes 6 soldiers of the battalion who rest in peace together
IV. C. 4. in the cemetery. The family inscription on the grave reads. “In loving
memory Ballycotton, Co. Cork, R.I.P.”.
61 Duggan 10815 Private 19 2nd 8th 3rd Royal Irish The son of James and Mary 19/10/14 Le Touret Killed in action while the battalion fought during the ‘Battle of La
James Regiment Duggan of 25 Commissioners Memorial Bassee’ (10 October – 2 November 1914) during the ‘Race to the
Buildings Midleton County Cork. France; Panel Sea’ in 1914. The battalion suffered over 144 killed in action on this
11 -12 day with 135 of them inscribed on the monument. The Le Touret
Memorial to the Missing has the names of over 13,482 soldiers
inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who were lost
on the field of battle but have no known graves. This includes 162
soldiers of the battalion along with 1 of the regiment. Enlisted Cork
62 Dunlea 5016 Private 36 1st 47th 16th Royal Born in Carrigtwohill and resided 21/3/18 Pozieres Killed in Action when the battalion fought on the opening day of the
John (Irish) Munster in Midleton County Cork. The Memorial ‘Battle of St. Quintin’ (21 March – 5 April 1918) in the opening phase
Fusiliers son of John Dunlea of France; Panel of the German Spring Offensive (21 March – 18 July 1918). The
Ballinacurra Midleton. The 78 - 79 memorial contains the names of over 14,707 soldiers inscribed on
husband of Kathleen Connors its walls whose remains were lost in the fog of war and which
(Formally Dunlea) of 5 St. Mary’s includes 47 soldiers of the battalion along with 64 soldiers of the
Road Midleton. regiment. A member of Ballinacurra Corps of National Volunteers
before enlisting in Cork
63 Egan 3484 Private 46 6th 30th 10th Royal Born Brooklyn USA and the son 14/8/15 Helles Killed in action while the Battalion served in defensive positions on
Patrick (Irish) Munster of James and Kate Egan of Park Memorial the ‘Kiretch Tepe Sirt Ridge’ in the opening phase of the ‘Landings at
Fusiliers Street Midleton County Cork. Gallipoli Suvla Bay’ (6 – 14 August 1915). The Helles Memorial has the names
Turkey; Panel of over 20,886 soldiers and sailors inscribed on its walls of those
185 to 190 who have no known graves. This includes over 140 soldiers of the
6th Battalion along with another 398 soldiers of the regiment.
Enlisted in Wales.
64 Fitzgerald 9824 Private 35 2nd 2nd Guards Irish Guards Born in Cork and resided in 27/6/17 Ferme-Oliver Killed in Action while the battalion were serving in front line
John Guards Div. Ballycotton County Cork. The son Cemetery trenches in the Ypres Salient near the Yser Canal and where the
of James and Bridget Fitzgerald Belgium; battalion suffered 5 killed in action on this day and were later buried
of Ballinspittle Kinsale Cork. Grave together in the cemetery. The cemetery contains over 400
Reference 3. Commonwealth burials which includes 12 soldiers of the battalion
F. 19 along with 3 soldiers of the regiment who rest in peace together in
the cemetery. The family inscription on the headstone reads,
“Deeply regretted by his sorrowing parents brothers & sisters R.I.P. .
Enlisted in Liverpool
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
65 Fitzgerald 8481 Corporal 29 1st 47th 16th Royal Born in Cloyne County 22/3/18 Pozieres Memoral Killed in action when the battalion fought with the division in the
Michael (Irish) Munster Cork. The son of John France; Panel 78-79 ‘Battle of St. Quentin’ (21 -23 March 1918) in the opening phase of
Fusiliers and Mary Fitzgerald. the ‘German Spring Offensive’ (21 March – 18 July 1918). The
The husband of Ellen battalion over 70 fatalities during the battle. The Pozieres Memorial
Fitzgerald of Spittal to the Missing has the names of over 14,708 soldier inscribed on its
Street Cloyne. walls of those who have no known graves. This includes over 47
soldiers of the 1st Battalion along with another 64 soldiers of the
regiment.. Enlisted in Tralee County Kerry.
66 Fitzgerald J/14991 Able 19 - - - HMS The son of Raymond 1/11/14 Plymouth Naval Killed in action at sea off the Chilian coast during the ‘Battle of
Patrick Seaman “Monmouth” and Mary Fitzgerald of Memorial Devon; Panel Coronel’ (1 November 1914) when the ship was initially struck by
Royal Navy Farsid, Rostellan 1 the German Cruisers ‘Gneisenau’ and later sunk by the German
Midleton County Cork. SMS ‘Nurnberg’ with the loss of its entire compliment of 687 hands
during the ‘Battle of Coronel’ ( 1 November 1914) which included 21
sailors from County Cork. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 7,251
inscribed on its walls from the First World War which included 24
sailors from County Cork from the battle.
67 Flood 187804 Leading 39 - - - HMS “Brisk” The son of John and 2/10/17 Plymouth Naval Killed in action when the Destroyer was hit by a torpedo from the
William Seaman Royal Navy Elizabeth Flood of Memorial Devon; Panel German submarine U – 79 south west of Bull Point, County Antrim.
Castlemartyr County 20 A total of 32 were killed from her complement of 141. The Plymouth
Cork Naval Memorial has 23,200 inscribed on its walls who have no
known grave of which 7,251 are those from the First World War.
This includes 24 crew of H.M.S. “Brisk”.
68 Flynn 8281A Seaman 22 - - - HM Trawler The son of William 1/2/18 Plymouth Naval Killed in action at sea when HMT “Cleon” minesweeper was mined
Joseph “Cleon” and Norah Flynn of St. Memorial Devon; Panel off Folkstone on 1 February 1918. The Plymouth Naval Memorial
Royal Naval Mary’s Terrace 29 has 23,200 inscribed on its walls who have no known grave of which
Reserve Midleton County Cork 7,251 are those from the First World War.
69 Flynn 4549 Lance 24 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Born in Carrigtwohill 12/5/15 Bethune Town Cemetery Died of wounds most likely received when the battalion fought in
Michael Corporal Munster and the son of David France; Grave Reference the ‘Battle of Rue de Bois’ (9 May 1915) and suffered over 153 killed
Fusiliers and Kate Flynn of III. C. 47. in action during the battle. The town of Bethune was an important
Carrigtwohill County railway junction and hospital centre during the war which used the
Cork. cemetery for burials. There are over 3,004 Commonwealth burials
which includes 10 soldiers of the battalion along with another 46
from the regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. .
Enlisted in Cork
70 Froyne 344572 Shipwrig 33 - - - HMS The husband of Mary 24/6/15 Holy Rosary Catholic Died of Pneumonia at sea and later buried in the cemetery by
William (Dev) ht 2nd “Roxburgh” Froyne of 10 St. Churchyard Midleton; special request by the family. The cemetery has a total of 8 burials,
Class Royal Navy Mary’s Road Midleton Grave Reference south which includes 5 burials from WW1 and another 2 from WW2. This
County Cork east section includes 2 from the Royal Navy who rest in peace together in the
cemetery.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
71 Galvin 180 Private - 8th 47th 16th Royal Born in Midleton County 25/6/16 St. Patrick’s Killed in action while the battalion were serving in front line trenches
John (Irish) Munster Cork. Cemetery in the ‘Hulluch Sector’ near Loos in northern France. The cemetery
Fusiliers France;Grave was largely used by the 16th (Irish) Division in 1916. There are over
Reference 583 Commonwealth burials in the cemetery which includes 29 soldiers
I. D. 6. of the battalion along with another 17 from the regiment who rest in
peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
72 Gowanlock 1455 Private - 1/7t 156th 52nd Cameronians Born Rostellan County 28/6/15 Helles Memorial Killed in acction when the battalion fought with the division during the
James h (Low- Scottish Rifles Cork. The son of Walter Gallipoli Turkey; Panel ‘Battle of Gully Ravine’ (28 June 1915) which was a phase of the
land) and Jane (nee Tate) 92 to 97 ‘Gallipoli Campaign’ (17 Febrary 1915 – 9 January 1916). The battalion
Rostellan Midleton suffered over 156 fatalities on this day. The Helles Memorial has the
County Cork names of over 20,886 soldiers and sailors inscribed on its walls of
those who have no known graves. This includes over 131 soldiers of
the battalion along with another 334 soldiers of the regiment. Enlisted
in Glasgow Scotland
73 Grogan - Rear 57 - - - H.M. Yacht Born on 3 October 1858 14/3/15 Cheltenham Cemetery On 16 November 1914 he was appointed in command of the
William Admiral “Sapphire II” and the husband of Prestbury Yacht “Sapphire II”, with the rank of temporary Captain R.N.R.. and
John Royal Navy Mary Grogan . Educated Gloucestershire; was found drowned on 14 March 1915. It was felt he may have
at Midleton College Special Memorial committed suicide, but the verdict was stated as simply "found
Grave Reference G. drowned".
1395
74 Hannan 222623 Able 32 - - - H.M.S. The son of Kate Hannon 23/4/18 Gillingham Died of wounds most likely received while the ship took part in the
John Seaman “Vindictive” of River Street Cloyne (Woodlands) ‘Zeebrugge Raid’ (23 April 1918) which was an attempt to block
Royal Navy County Cork and the late Cemetery Kent; Grave submarines from existing the port by schuttling several ships in the
Michael Hannon. Reference RC. 7. 341. harbour which included H.M.S. “Vindictive” whivh was sunk there
during a second raid on 10 May 1918. A total of 35 crew members
were killed in action or who died of wounds on this day through to 24
April during the first action. A large part of this cemetery was set aside
by the Admiltary for burials from the Royal Naval Hospital in Windmill
Road. The cemetery contains 837 burials from the First World War
which includes 5 crew members of the ship who rest in peace together
in the cemetery.
75 Hannon 217443 Petty 35 - - - HMS “Danae” Born Ladysbridge 9/11/19 Chatham Naval Died at sea when the ship was part of the ‘British Empire Intervention
Michael; Officer Royal Navy Castlemartyr County Memorial Kent; Force’ in the Russian Civil War. The Chatham Naval Memorial
CWGC spelt Cork. Reference 31 commemorates more than 8,500 Royal Navy personnel of the First
Hannan World War and over 10,000 of the Second World War who were lost
or buried at sea. Awarded the Croix-de-Guerre (Belgium).
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
76 Hanrahan 1331 Private 28 - - - 2nd King Born in Guilford 9/10/17 Cement House The unit was disbanded in July 1917 and transferred to the Tank
Eugune Edward’s Surrey. The son of the Cemetery Belgium; Corps. Most likely killed in action while fighting in the 3rd Battle of
Horse late Thomas Hanrahan Grave Reference VI. B. Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1918. The cemetery contains over
of Ballinacurra 19. 3,592 Commonwealth burials which includes 1 soldier of the regiment
Midleton County Cork who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The dedication inscribed
and Nora Hanrahan of on the headstone reads as follows, “Loved in life fondly remembered
Glenbrook Passage in death may he rest in peace”. Enlisted in 1914.
West County Cork
77 Harding 234639 Yeoman 30 - - - HMS “Lion” The son of Thomas 6/1/20 Shanagarry (Kilmahon) Died in Ireland while in service with the Royal Navy most likely from
Thomas (Dev.) of Signals Royal Navy and Mary Harding of Graveyard County illness or injury. The cemetery contains two burias fronm the First
Ballycotton County Cork. Grave Reference World War who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Cork East section by cross
path
78 Hartnett 10078 Private 17 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Born in Midleton and 9/5/15 Le Touret Memorial Killed in action when the battalion fought in the ‘Battle of Rue de Bois’
David Munster resided in Ballinacurra France; Panel 43 - 44 (9 May 1915) and suffered over 153 killed in action during the battle.
Fusiliers County Cork.. The son The memorial contains the names of over 13,482 soldiers inscribed on
of Martin and Ellen its walls whose remains were lost in the fog of war and which includes
Hartnett of River 222 soldiers of the battalion. The brother of Thomas Hartnett who
Street Cloyne. died of wounds on 16/12/17 with the Connaught Rangers.
79 Hartnett 6764 Private - 4th - - Royal Irish Born in Mallow 7/11/17 Old Church Cemetery Died of wounds in Ireland most likely received during active service.
Thomas (Res) Regiment County Cork. Resided Cobh County Cork; The 4th (Reserve) Battalion was based in Cobh when he died. Awarded
D.S.M. in Midleton County Grave Reference C. 25. the Distinguished Service Medal. Previous service with the Royal
Cork Parents from 73. Munster Fusiliers.
Doneraile County
Cork.
80 Hartnett 6667 Private 22 6th 47th 16th Connaught Born in Whitegate, 16/12/17 Ronssoy Communal Died of wounds most likely received after been hit by a German
Thomas (Irish) Rangers resided in Cloyne Cemetery France; mortar shell while serving in a working party in the line near the
County Cork and The Grave Reference D. 3. ‘Lempire – Ronssoy Sector’ during which three soldiers were killed and
son of Martin and another six were wounded. The communal cemetery is located in the
Ellen Hartnett of River village of Ronssoy and used by the German forces for burials which
Street Cloyne. included 8 British soldiers. Today there are over 40 burials in the
cemetery which includes 6 soldiers of the battalion of which three
died on 16 December 1917 and the other three died a few days later
on 21 December. Brother David Hartnett KIA 9/5/15 while serving
with the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Enlisted in Cork.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
81 Hart 30106 Private 29 10th 57th 19th Royal Born in Midleton 26/7/17 Pheasant Wood Killed in action while the battalion was serving with the division in the Ypres
Maurice (West.) Warwickshire County Cork and the Cemetery Salient in July 1917. The cemetery is located in the village of Voormezeele
Regiment son of Michael Hart of Belgium; Grave and contains three enclosures. It became a concentrated cemetery after the
Upper Road Reference war with burials brought in from other locations. It cemetery contains over
Ballinacurra Midleton. Memorial No. 5; 1,611 Commonwealth burials in Enclosure number 3, 603 are unidentified
Voormezeele and 15 special memorials of those believed to be buried in the cemetery.
Enclosure No. 3 This includes 9 soldiers of the battalion along with 12 soldiers of the
regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family inscription
on the headstone reads, “R.I.P. Previous service with Royal Munster Fusiliers,
service number 7989 and enlisted in Cardiff, Wales.
82 Hayes 3691 Private 27 6th - - Connaught Son of Bridget Hayes 25/9/19 The Rosary Died in Ireland most likely of wounds received while serving on the Western
Edmond Rangers of Upper Mill Road Catholic Front. This Battalion had been reduced to Cadre in April 1918 and soldiers
Midleton County Cork Churchyard transferred to 2nd Battalion Leinster Regiment before final disbandment in
Midleton; France 3 August 1918.
83 Hayes K/22280 Stoker 21 8th 2nd Royal Royal Navy The son of John and 7/5/15 Lancashire Killed in action while the battalion fought with the Brigade during the
Maurice 2nd Class Anso Naval Naval Margaret Hayes of Landing ‘Gallipoli Campaign’ (17 February 1915 – 9 January 1916). The cemetery
n Bn. Bde. Div. Rouska, Ladysbridge Cemetery contains over 1,237 burials which includes 17 soldiers of the ‘Anson’
Castlemartyr County Gallipoli Turkey; Battalion who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Cork. Grave
Reference E. 3.
84 Hayes 303146 Stoker - - - - HMS “Faulknor” Son of Patrick of 26/9/17 Deal Cemetery Died of wounds in Great Britian most likely while serving on board the
William (Dev) 1st Class Royal Navy Ballyvodock Midleton Kent England; destroyer which was part of the “Dover Patrol” whose main task was to
County Cork Grave prevent German raiding craft from gaining access to the English Channel
Reference 3. during the war. The cemetery contains 127 burials from the First World War
159. who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
85 Hickey 4009 Private - 1st 4th 2nd Irish Guards Born in Lisgoold 20/11/14 Lille Southern Died of wounds most likely while a prisoner of war in France during the
Michael County Cork and the Cemetery period when the battalion fought with the division in the ‘First Battle of
son of Simon Hickey of France; Grave Ypres’ (19 October – 22 November 1914). The cemetery was used by the
Glebe House Reference III. A. Germans during the greater part of the war. There are over 600 burials from
Templeencarriga 21 the war which includes 1 soldier of the battalion along with 4 soldiers of the
Midleton County Cork regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
86 Holmes 140749 Able - - - - H.M.S. “Hawke” Born in Midleton 15/10/14 Plymouth Naval Killed in action when the ship was sunk by a torpedo attack in the North Sea
Robert Seaman Royal Navy County Cork as stated Memorial; by the German Submarine U-9 with the loss of 524 crew and 70 survivors,
by the Midleton Panel 1 one of which died on 16 October The Plymouth Naval Memorial has the
Project names of 7,200 naval personnel inscribed on its walls from the First World
War which includes 20 crew of H.M.S. Hawke. Previous service as Petty
Officer 2nd Class Coast Guard.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
87 Holmes 5848 Private 27 1st 4th 2nd Irish Guards Born in Midleton 18/5/15 Le Touret Killed in action when the battalion fought in the ‘Attack of ‘Cour l’Avoine
William Guards County Cork and the Memorial Farm’ (18 May 1915) as a phase of the ‘Battle of Festubert’ (15 – 25 May
Byron son of Alfred and France; Panel 4 1915 and where it suffered over 69 killed in action or who died of wounds
Mary Holmes of The during the action. The Le Touret Memorial to the Missing contains the names
Rock Midleton. of over 13,482 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in the
fog of war and which includes 76 soldiers of the battalion along with 2 from
the regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
88 Horgan 5017 Private - 3rd - - Royal Munster Born in Killeagh 24/7/15 Kilmahon Died in Ireland most likely of wounds or illness as a soldier of the 3rd
David Res. Fusiliers County Cork and Graveyard (Reserve) Battalion of the regiment who were based in Aghada at the time of
resided in Midleton Shanagarry his death. Enlisted in Cork.
County Cork. County Cork.
Grave
Reference
South West
Corner
89 Horgan 6391 Lance 24 2nd Irish Guards Born in Cloyne County 16/11/15 Aubers Ridge Kiled in action
William Corporal Cork. The son of British
Michael and Noa Cemetery The cemetery contains over 700 burials of the First World Wra which
Horgan of Castle Mary France; Grave includes 7 soldiers of the battalion who rest in peace together in the
Cloye. The husband of Reference VIII. cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
Bridget Horgan of B. 10.
Rostellan County Cork
90 Horrigan 7628 Private 30 2nd 73rd 24th Prince of Wales Born in Cloyne County 31/7/17 Ypres (Menin Killed in action when the battalion fought with the division during the ‘Battle
Michael ‘E’ Leinster Cork and the son of Gate) Memorial of Pilkem’ (31 July – 2 August 1917) as a phase of the ‘Third Battle of Ypres’
Coy Regiment Michael Horrigan. Belgium; Panel (31 July – 10 November 1917). The battalion suffered over 52 killed in action
44 or who died of wounds on this day. . The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial to
the Missing has the names of 54,404 soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour
the memory of those who were lost on the field of battle but have no known
graves. There are a total of 108 soldiers of the battalion inscribed on its walls
along with another 216 of the regiment. Enlisted Cork
91 Howard K/14634 Petty 31 - - - HMS The son of John and 31/5/16 Plymouth Naval Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Jutland’ (31 May – 1 June 1916) which
Timothy Officer “Indefatigable” Mary Howard of Memorial; was the largest naval battle fought between the British and German Fleets
Joseph Royal Navy ‘Rockgrove’ Little Panel 14 during the war at sea. It was one of the most tragic losses of life sustained by
Island County Cork. families of County Cork in one day during the war with over 87 sailors from
Cork who were killed in action during the battle. The Battlecruiser was hit
several times which destroyed the ship, with a compliment of 1,019 and
where there were only two survivors. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has
7,251 inscribed on its walls from the First World War. A total of 40 sailors
from County Cork were crew members of H.M.S. “Indefatigable” and are
inscribed on Panel 17 of the memorial walls.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
92 Hughes - First 24 - - - SS “Braeside” The son of John and 5//12/17 Tower Hill Killed in action when the ship was torpedoed by the German UC. 71
John Mate (Sunderland) Flora Hughes of Merchantile which sank at sea while carrying coal and where 11 crew were lost at
Mercantile Ballinacurra Marine sea. The Tower Hill Memorial commerates those of the Merchant Navy
Marine Midleton County Memorial London and fishing fleets who gave their lives and had no grave but the sea.
Cork. The husband England There are a total of 12,201 men inscribed on its walls.
of Margaret Hughes
of 15 Newfield Road
Newhaven Sussex
England
93 Hyde 7600 Lance 29 2nd 2nd Guards Irish Guards Born in Ballinacurra 5/11/15 Aire Communal Died most likely of wounds received while the battalion were located in
John Corporal Guards Div. Midleton County Cemetery France; the area forward of Aire and billeted in the area of the French village of
Cork and the son of Grave Reference I. Lapugnoy. The town of Aire was located behind the lines for most of the
Cornelius and C. 9. war and used a Corps Headquarters. The town of Aire was used as a
Margaret Hyde of Corps headquarters which included medical bases which used the
Ballinacurra. cemetery for burials. The cemetery contains over 894 Commonwealth
burials which includes 4 soldiers of the battalion along with 2 soldiers of
the regiment from 1915 who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The
family inscription on the headstone reads, “Of Ballinacurra, Midleton
Ireland”. Enlsted in Kinsale County Cork and a member of the National
Volunteers before enlisting.
94 Hynes J/26607 Leading 21 - - - HMS “New Born in Midleton 5/12/19 San Diego (Fort Died of pneumonia in America while the Battle Cruiser was on a courtsey
James (Dev.) Seaman Zealand” County Cork. The Rosecrans) visit to America while on a tour of duty to review the Navl defences of
Frederick Royal Navy son of Mrs. M. E. National the dominians. The cemetery contains 1 sailor of the First World War
Hynes of Hill Road Cemetery; Grave along with another from the second who rest in peace together in the
White Gate County Reference Post cemetery.
Cork. Section 8. Grave
421
95 Irwin 6578 Private 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Munster Born in Midleton 9/5/15 Le Touret Killed in action when the battalion fought in the ‘Battle of Rue de Bois’ (9
Daniel Fusiliers County Cork Memorial May 1915) and suffered over 153 killed in action during the battle. The
France; Panel 43 - memorial contains the names of over 13,482 soldiers inscribed on its
44 walls whose remains were lost in the fog of war and which includes 222
soldiers of the battalion. Enlsted in Kinsale County Cork
96 Keating 8819 Private 1st 25th 8th Royal Munster Born and resided in 1/7/16 Thiepval Killed in action when the battalion fought in the opening day of the
Laurence Fusiliers Midleton County Memorial France; ‘Battle of Albert’ (1 – 12 July 1916) which was the opening phase of the
Cork. Pier and Face 15A ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). The Thiepval
and 15 B Memorial to the Missing has the names of 72,397 soldiers inscribed on
its walls to honour the memory of those who were killed or wounded on
the field of battle but have no known graves. There are a total of 87
soldiers from the battalion inscribed on the monument and another 143
from the Regiment. Enlisted in Cork
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
97 Kelly 4159 Private - 6th 47th 16th Connaught Born and resided 8/9/16 Thiepval Killed in action while the battalion were located forward of Bernafay Wood
James (Irish) Rangers Midleton County Memorial in positions at the junction of the ‘Sunken Road – Mount Street’ in
Cork. The son of John France; Pier and preparation for the ‘Battle of Ginchy’ (9 September 1916) which was a phase
and Mary Kelly of Face 15 A of the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). A total of 6
Broomfield Midleton soldiers of the battalion were killed in action on this day. The Thiepval
Memorial to the Missing has the names of 72,397 soldiers inscribed on its
walls to honour the memory of those who were killed or wounded on the
field of battle but have no known graves. There are a total of 66 soldiers
from the battalion inscribed on the monument and another 5 from the
Regiment. Enlisted in Cork
98 Keniry 2746 Sergeant - 2nd 2nd Guards Irish Guards Born and resided 27/11/17 Cambrai Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division in the‘Capture of
John Guards Div. Loughnane Memorial Bourlon Wood’ (23 – 28 November 1917) as a phase of the ‘The Battle of
M.M. Ladysbridge County France; Panel 2 Cambrai’ (20 Nov – 7 Dec. 1917). The battalion suffered over 77 killed in
Cork; Son of David and 3 action on this day. The Cambrai Memorial to the Missing contains over 7,064
Keniry. names inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who were killed
or wounded on the field of battle but have no known graves. There are a
total of 71 soldiers from the battalion inscribed on the monument and
another 31 from the Regiment. Awarded Military Medal. Enlisted in Glasgow
Scotland
99 Kenneally 4129 Private 39 7th 47th 16th Prince of Wales Born and resided 15/9/16 St. Sever Died of wounds most likely received while the battalion fought with the
John (Irish) Leinster Mogeely County Cork. Cemetery division during the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916).
Regiment The son of Michael France; Grave During the war camps and base hospitals were located near the city of Rouen
(Royal and Elizabeth Reference B. which used the cemetery for burials. The cemetery contains over 8,348
Canadians) Kenneally of Mogeely 19.5. Commonwealth burials which includes 6 soldiers of the battalion along with
Castlemarthyr County 1 from the regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The brother
Cork. of Robert Kenneally KIA 20/10/14 Leinster Regiment
100 Kenneally 215462 Stoker 30 - - - HMS The son of James and 31/5/16 Plymouth Naval Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Jutland’ (31 May – 1 June 1916) which
Michael 1st Class ‘Indefatigable” Mary Kenneally of Memorial was the largest naval battle fought between the British and German Fleets
Royal Navy Cloyne County Cork Devon; Panel 16 during the war at sea. It was one of the most tragic losses of life sustained by
families of County Cork in one day during the war with over 87 sailors from
Cork who were killed in action during the battle. The Battlecruiser was hit
several times which destroyed the ship, with a compliment of 1,019 and
where there were only two survivors. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has
7,251 inscribed on its walls from the First World War. A total of 40 sailors
from County Cork were crew members of H.M.S. “Indefatigable” and are
inscribed on Panel 16 - 17 of the memorial walls.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
101 Kenneally 9801 Private 20 2nd 17th 6th Prince of Born in Mogeely 20/10/14 Ploegsteert Killed in action when the Battalion came under attack while in defensive
Robert Wales Castlemartyr County Memorial positions in the village of Premesques’ on 20 October 1914 as part of the
Leinster Cork. The son of Belgium; Panel ‘Battle of Armentiéres’ (13 October – 2 Nov 1914). The monument has the
Regiment Michael and Elizabeth 10 names of 11,336 soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of
(Royal Kennelly of the same those who were killed or wounded on the field of battle but have no
Canadians) address known graves. There are a total of 131 soldiers of the Battalion inscribed
on its walls from 1914 and a total of 153 soldiers of the Regiment. The
brother of John Kenneally KIA 15/9/16 Leinster Regiment.
102 Kent 4898 Lance 36 2nd 22th 7th Royal Irish The son of Mary Kent 4/7/16 Thiepval Died most likely of wounds received while the battalion fought in the
Walter Corporal Regiment of Duncannon County Memorial ‘Battle of Albert’ (1 – 13 July 1916) at the opening phase of the ‘Battle of
Waterford. The France; Pier and the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). The battalion suffered over 16
husband of Alice Kent Face 3A killed in action or who died of wounds on this day and over 69 during the
of Main Street ‘Battle of Albert’. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing has the names of
Carrigtwohill County 72,397 soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who
Cork. were killed or wounded on the field of battle but have no known graves.
This includes over 155 soldiers of the battalion along with another 122
from the regiment.
103 Kirk 2139D Seaman - - - - HMS Born in Ballycotton 27/5/15 Plymouth Naval Killed in action and lost at sea when the ship was hit by the German U-Boat
David “Majestic” County Cork. The Memorial while fighting in the ‘Gallipoli Campaign’ (17 February 1915 – 9 January
Royal Naval husband of Lena Kirk Devon; Panel 8 1916) with the loss of 49 crew. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 7,251
Reserve Boote. inscribed on its walls from the First World War and which includes 38
sailors of H.M.S. Majestic.
104 Kirk 6361 Private - 1st 1st Guards Irish Guards Born in Cloyne County 23/7/16 La Brique Killed in action most likely from a German artillary shell which landed in
Thomas Guards Div. Cork. Military their position while the battalion was serving in front line trenches near
Cemetery No. 2 the Yser Canal north of the Ypres Salient. There are over 840
Belgium; Grave Commonwealth burials in the cemetery which includes 5 soldiers of the
Reference I. X.3. battalion who rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork.
105 Lawton 5922 Private - 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Born in Cork and 10/11/17 Tyne Cot Killed in action when the battalion fought in the ‘2nd Battle of
John Munster resided in Cardiff, Memorial Passchendael’ (26 Oct. – 10 Nov. 2017) as part of the final phase of the
Fusiliers Wales. The son of Belgium; Panel ‘Third Battle of Ypres’ (31 July - 10 November 1917). The Tyne Cot
John Lawton of Park 143 - 144 Memorial to the Missing was unveiled on 20 June 1927 as an extension to
Midleton Co Cork the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial and has the names of over 35,000
soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in the fog of war
which includes 107 soldiers of the regiment. Enlisted in Cardiff Wales
106 Lee 23488 Lance - 8th 48th 16th Royal Dublin Born in Ladysbridge 29/4/16 Loos Memorial Killed in action while the battalion fought in the ‘Gas Attack at Hulluch’ (27
Laurence Corporal (Irish) Fusiliers County Cork. France; Panel – 29 April 1916) and suffered over 174 killed in action or who died of
127 and 129 wounds. The Loos Memorial to the Missing has over 20,661 soldiers
inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in the fog of war with no
known graves which includes 178 soldiers of the battalion along with
another 27 from the regiment inscribed on its walls. Enlisted in Glamorgan
Wales
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
107 Lynch 295250 Mechanic 35 - - - HMS “Revenge” Born in Carrigtwohill 10/11/18 Rosarty Catholic Died in service most likely from injury or illness while serving on board
Patrick (Dev) Royal Navy County Cork. The Churchyard the ship and later buried in the cemetery by special request of the
husband of Norah Lynch Midleton; family. The cemetery has a total of 8 burials, which includes 5 burials
of Avoncore Cottages Grave from WW1 and another 2 from WW2. This includes 2 from the Royal
Midleton County Cork. Reference Navy who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
south east plot
108 Maguire M/7403 Armourer’s 21 - - - HMS The son of Patrick and 1/11/14 Plymouth Naval Killed in action at sea off the Chilian coast during the ‘Battle of
David Crew “Monmouth” Margaret Maguire of Memorial Coronel’ (1 November 1914) when the ship was initially struck by the
Royal Navy Bawnard Ballinacurra Devon; Panel 4 German Cruisers ‘Gneisenau’ and later sunk by the German SMS
Midleton County Cork ‘Nurnberg’ with the loss of its entire compliment of 687 hands during
the ‘Battle of Coronel’ ( 1 November 1914) which included 21 sailors
from County Cork. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 7,251 inscribed
on its walls from the First World War which included 24 sailors from
County Cork from the battle.
109 Maguire 6308 Lance 24 2nd 2nd Guards Irish Guards Born in Ballyonane, 15/10/17 Mont Huon Died of wounds most likely received while the battalion fought in the
Redmond Corporal Guards Div. Churchtown, Cloyne Military ‘Third Battle of Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1917) where it suffered
County Cork and the son Cemetery over 160 killed in action or who died of wounds. The town of Le
of Michael and Mary France; Grave Treport was an important hospital and convalescence centre in the
Maguire of Churchtown. Reference V. B. war that used the cemetery for burials. The cemetery contains over
5B. 2,128 Commonwealth burials which includes 4 soldiers of the
battalion and 3 soldiers of the regiment who rest in peace together in
the cemetery. The family inscription on the headstone reads, “Oh
Redmond to meet soon in Heaven is the desire of your fond mother,
Mary Maguire. Enlisted in Cork
110 Marsh - 2nd 28 - 78th 17th Royal Field Born in Cork and resided 13/11/16 Albert Killed in action while the Brigade artillary fought in support of the
Henry Lieutenant Artillary in Vancouver Canada. Communal division during the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1918).
Sidney The youngest son of Cemetery The cemetery contains over 862 World War One burials which
Joshua and Elizabeth Extension; includes 1 soldier from the 78th Brigade and another 49 from the
Marsh, formally of Grave Royal Field Artillary who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The
Ellenville, East Ferry, Reference I. R. family inscription on the headstone reads, “Sleep on until Jesus
Midleton County Cork 48. sounds the call.
and later of 3329 Napier
Street Vancouver.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
111 McCarthy K/23974 Stoker 20 - - - HMS “Lion” Born in Cork and the 31/5/16 Plymouth Naval Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Jutland’ (31 May – 1 June 1916)
Christopher 1st Class Royal Navy son of John and Memorial which was the largest naval battle fought between the British and
Margaret McCarthy of Devon; Panel 16 German Fleets during the war at sea. The was one of the most tragic loss
Lisanley Cloyne of life sustained by families of County Cork in one day during the war
County Cork with over 87 sailors from Cork, killed in action during the battle. During
the battle the battlecruiser was hit about fifteen times by German naval
fire and suffered 99 killed in action which included two sailors from
County Cork. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 23,200 inscribed on its
walls who have no known grave, except at sea, of which 7,251 are those
from the First World War. A total of 1,891 sailors are inscribed from the
‘Battle of Jutland’ of which includes 36 from H.M.S. “Lion” .
112 McCarthy A/4322 Seaman 8th 188th 63rd Royal Naval Born in Cork and the 7/2/18 Brookwood (UK Died in Ireland most likely of wounds received while the Battalion were
Michael ‘Ans (Royal Reserve son of Michael and 1914-18) fighting on the Western Front. The Memorial contains the names of
on’ Naval) Mary McCarthy of Memorial those who have no known graves, somehow missing from records but
Ballymacoda County Surrey; where the families have proved that their relatives died during the war.
Cork Addenda Panel Names are added as research is carried out and are shown as ‘Addenda
Soldiers’.
113 McCarthy 304730 Leading - - - - HMS Born in Ballymacoda 19/1/19 The Hill Old Died in service most likely of injury or illness and later buried by the
Patrick Stoker “Bellerophon” County Cork Graveyard family in the local cemetery. The ship was one of three dreadnought
Royal Navy Ballymacoda battleships who spent her whole career assigned to
County Cork. the Home and Grand Fleets which participated in the Battle of Jutland in
May 1916. It was deemed obsolete after the war and was used as
a training ship by March 1919 before she was placed
in reserve. Bellerophon was sold for scrap in 1921 and broken up
beginning the following year.
114 McCroddan 12136 Private 23 4th 88th 29th Worcestershire Born in Cloyne County 9/6/15 Helles Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
William Regiment Cork and resided in Memorial ‘Battle of Gallipoli’ (17 February - 9 January 1918). The Helles Memorial
Farahy, Kildorrey Gallipoli Turkey; has the names of over 20,886 soldiers and sailors inscribed on its walls
County Cork. The son Panel104 to 113 of those who have no known graves. This includes over 620 soldiers of
of Joseph McCroddan the Battalion along with another 215 soldiers of the regiment. Enlisted in
who was a retired Fermoy County Cork.
pensioner of the RIC.
115 McSwinney 21437 Lance 1st 107th 36th Royal Irish Born in Ballincollig 2/10/17 Metz-en-Coutre Killed in action while the battalion were serving in front line trenches
Denis; Corporal (Ulster) Fusiliers County Cork and Communal near the French village of Trescault. The cemetery contains nearly 500
C.W.G.C. resided in Midleton Cemetery burials or memorial plots which includes 7 soldiers of the battalion who
McSwiney. County Cork. France; British rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlised in Cork
Extension Grave
Reference II. C.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
116 Morrison 236291 Petty 21 - - - HMS Resided in 31/5/16 Plymouth Naval Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Jutland’ (31 May – 1 June 1916)
Michael Officer “Defence” Ballycroneen Cloyne Memorial Devon; which was the largest naval battle fought between the British and
Royal Navy County Cork. Survived Panel 11 German Fleets during the war at sea. The was one of the most tragic loss
by his Fahter, mother, of life sustained by families of County Cork in one day during the war
brothers and sisters. with over 87 sailors from Cork, killed in action during the battle. The
cruiser was hit by two salvos of shells which exploded the rear magazine
and destroyed the ship, with a compliment of 779 and where there were
no survivors. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 23,200 inscribed on its
walls who have no known grave, except at sea, of which 7,251 are those
from the First World War. A total of 1,891 sailors are inscribed from the
‘Battle of Jutland’ of which 721 sailors are those from H.M.S. “Defence”
which includes a total of 32 sailors from County Cork
117 Mullhall - 2nd - - - - 25th Heavy Born in Kilkenny;. The 15/10/18 Roisel Communal Killed in action while the Battery fought with an Infantry Corps during
Frank Lieutenant Battery husband of Margaret Cemetery the ‘Hundred Day Offensive’ (8 August – 11 Novemer 1918). The
Reginald Royal Mulhall of The Extension France; communal cemetery located in the town of Roisel was used for burials
- Croix De Garrison Crescent Midleton Grave Reference I. by field ambulances in 1918 as well as German soldiers. Today there are
Guerre Artillary County Cork B. 19. over 978 burials or casualities commemorated here which includes 1
from the 25th Heavy Battery along with 32 from the Royal Garrison
Artillary which rest in peace together in the cemetery.
118 Mullane 181569 Leading 39 - - - HMS Born in Cork and the 25/1/17 Plymouth Naval Killed in action at sea while on board the Ocean Liner, converted to an
Timothy Seaman “Laurentic” son of John Mullane of Memorial Devon; Armed Cruiser, when the ship was struck b two mines off the North Irish
Royal Navy Shanagarry County Panel 20 Coast while on route from Liverpool to Halifax with the loss of 354 crew
Cork. The husband of and passengers and only 121 surviving. The Plymouth Naval Memorial
Julia Mullane of 22 has 23,200 inscribed on its walls who have no known grave, except at
Ethel Road Custom sea, of which 7,251 are those from the First World War. A total of 194
House London crew of the ship from the Royal Navy and Royal Naval Reserve are
England. inscribed on its walls which included 14 natives of County Cork.
119 Murphy 4517 Private 19 8th 47th 16th Royal Born and resided in 30/6/16 St. Patricks Killed in action while the battalion were serving in front line trenches in
Charles (Irish) Munster Ballinacurra Midleton Cemetery France; the ‘Hulluch Sector’ near Loos in northern France. The cemetery was
Fusiliers County Cork. The son Grave Reference I. largely used by the 16th (Irish) Division in 1916. There are over 583
of Timothy and Mary B. 2. Commonwealth burials in the cemetery which includes 29 soldiers of the
Murphy. battalion along with another 17 from the regiment who rest in peace
together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
120 Murphy 125460 Pioneer - - - - Tunnelling Born in Midleton 15/10/17 St Joseph’s R.C. Died of wounds in Great Britain. The cemetery contains over 214
John Depot County Cork and Cemetery Moston Commonwealth burials who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Company resided in Cork. England; Grave Enlisted in London England
Royal Reference Plot
Engineers 183
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
121 Murphy - Captain - - - - Royal Army Born in Cloyne County 10/10/18 St. Colmans Killed in action while on board RMS ‘Leinster’ which served as a
Mathew Medical Cork and the son of Cahterdal mailboat from Kingstown (now Dún Laoghaire) to Holyhead when it
Corps Michael Murphy of ‘The Churchyard was sunk by a torpedo from the German submarine UB – 123 while
Demesne’ Cloyne. Cobh Co bound for Holyhead. A total of 77 crew and 694 passengers were lost
Cork; Grave out of a total of 771. Today, two people from the First World War rest
Reference in peace together in the cemetery.
East of
Catherdal
122 Murphy 72137 Corporal - - - - Royal Field Born in Leamlara 6/1/19 Clacton Died of wounds from illness or injury in Great Britain. The cemetery
Timothy Farrier Artillary. Carrigtwohill County Cemetery contains 30 burials of the war which includes 2 soldiers of the Royal
Cork. The son of Michael Essex; Grave Field Artillary who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Murphy of Clash County Reference C.
Cork 221.
123 Myles 6540 Private 45 2nd 12th 4th Royal Irish Born in Cloyne County 25/3/16 Foncqueviller Killed in action while the battalion were serving in front line trenches
John Regiment Cork. The son of George s Military in the ‘Fonquevillers – Hannescamps Sector’ south of the French city
and Mary Myles. Cemetery of Arras. The cemetery was used by field ambulances to bury the dead
France; Grave and contains over 648 Commonwealth burials. This includes 4 soldiers
Reference I. of the regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted
B. 11 Enniscorthy Co Wexford
124 O’Brien 6549 Private 23 1st 1st 1st Australian Born in Ballycotton Between Villers – Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
David Infantry A.I.F. County Cork. The son of the 5 to Bretonneux ‘Battle of Buttecourt’ (3 – 17 May 1917) as a phase of the ‘Arras
Michael John and Mary Ann 8/5/17 Memorial Offensive’ (9 April – 16 June 1917). The exact date of his death could
O’Brien (Nee Sloane) of France not be established after the war by the Imperial War Graves
Ballybraker, Ballycotton. Commission.The Villers Bretonneux Australian National Memorial to
The brother of Henry of the Missing has over 10,738 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose
Killala County Mayo. remains were lost in the fog of war with no known graves which
includes 289 soldiers of the battalion. Enlisted Sydney New South
Wales
125 O’Brien 304458 Mechanic 35 - - - HMS Born Midleton County 5/12/18 Plymouth Killed in Action and lost at sea. After the Armistice in 1918 the 6th
David; “Cassandra” Cork. Related to his Aunt Naval Light Cruiser Squadron including Cassandra, formed part of a force
Listed as Royal Navy Margaret Stack of 17 Memorial sent to the Baltic to support the independence of the newly founded
Daniel Newtown Villa Cobh Devon; Baltic States against the Bolsheviks. On 5 December 1918 the force
CWGC County Cork Reference 27 was on passage to Tallinn, when Cassandra struck a mine, part of an
uncharted German minefield, near Saaremaa in the Gulf of Finland,
quickly sank, but most of her crew were rescued. The Plymouth Naval
Memorial has 7,251 inscribed on its walls from the First World War
which includes 10 of the crew from H.M.S. “Cassabdra”
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
126 O’Brien - Trimmer 56 - - - SS ‘Inniscarra’ Born in Midleton 12/5/18 Tower Hill Died at sea when the ship was sunk by the German submarine ‘U86’
John (Cork) County Cork and Merchantile while on route to Cork from Fishguard ten miles off shore from
Mercantile resided in Mayfield Marine Ballycottin Island with the loss of 28 crew members which included 22
Marine Cork City. The son of Memorial crew from Cork. The memorial contains the names of 11,129 sailors
John and Mary London from the Mercantile Marine from the First World War which includes
O’Brien of Midleton 22 sailors from the ship who were lost at sea during the attack.
and husband of Mary
O’Brien of Mayfield.
127 O’Brien 25418 Private 10th 190th 63rd Royal Dublin Born in Conna County 13/11/16 Thiepval Killed in action when the battalion fought with the division during the
John Naval Fusiliers Cork and resided in Memorial ‘Battle of the Ancre’ (13 – 18 November 1916) as the last phase of the
Carrigtwohill County France; Pier ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1918). A total of 82
Cork. and Face 16C soldiers of the battalion were killed in action on this day. The Thiepval
Memorial to the Missing has the names of 72,397 soldiers inscribed on
its walls to honour the memory of those who were killed or wounded
on the field of battle but have no known graves. This includes over 57
soldiers of the battalion along with another 371 from the
regiment.Enlisted London 428
128 O Brien 4016 Private 24 1st 4th 2nd Irish Guards Born in Mogeely and 1/11/14 Ypres (Menin Killed in action while the battalion fought in the area of the ‘Zillebeke
John resided at Killeagh Gate) Sector’ during the ‘First Battle of Ypres’ (19 Oct to 22 Nov 1914) and
Road Castlemartyr Memorial where the battalion suffered 97 killed in action or who died of wounds
County Cork. The son Belgium; on this day. The monument has the names of 54,404 soldiers inscribed
of Catherine and the Panel 11 on its walls to honour the memory of those who were killed or
late John O,Brien from wounded on the field of battle but have no known graves. There are a
the same address. total of 228 soldiers inscribed on Panel 11 of the monument from
1914, and 273 of the Regiment.
129 O’Brien 28919 Private 24 2nd 23rd 8th West Yorkshire Born in Carrigtwohill 5/3/17 Tincourt New Killed in action while the battalion served in the area east of the
William Regiment County Cork and British French city of Péronne. The cemetery contains nearly 2,000 burials
(Prince of Wales resided in Selby Cemetery which includes 4 soldiers of the battalion along with 15 soldiers of the
Own) Yorkshire England. The France; Grave regiment. Enlisted in York, Yorkshire
son of Timothy and Reference V.
Mary O’Brien of A. 33.
Carrigtwohill.
130 O’Connell 8420 Private 23 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Munster Born and resided in 27/8/14 Etreux British Killed in action when the battalion fought in the ‘Rear Guard Action at
John Fusiliers Midleton County Cork Cemetery Etreux’ (27 August 1914) during the ‘Retreat from Mons’ (24 August -
and the son of Daniel France; Grave 5 September 1914). The cemetery was established by members of the
and Margaret Reference I. Munsters in the aftermath of the rear-guard action. The cemetery
O’Connell of Midleton. 13. contains 99 burials which includes 91 soldiers of the battalion, all from
this battle and who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
131 O’Connell 42045 Gunner 29 - - - 10th Heavy Born and resided in 10/10/15 Portianos Died of wounds most likely recieved during the Gallipoli Campaign (19
John; Battery Carrigtwohill County Cork. Military February 1915 -9 January 1916). The cemetery is located on the Greek
Connell by Royal The son of David and Ellen Cemetery Island of Limnos and was established during the Gallipoli Campaign.
CWGC Garrison O’Connell of Carrigtwohill. Greece; There are over 347 Commonwealth burials in the cemetery which
Artillary Grave includes 2 gunners of the 10th Heavy Battery who rest in peace
Reference V. together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
E. 120
132 O’Driscoll 6345 Corporal - 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Born in Cloyne and resided 27/3/15 Chocques Died of wounds most likely received while the battalion were serving
Denis Munster in Bandon County Cork. Military in front line trenches in the ‘Givenchy Sector’ in northern France. The
Fusiliers Cemetery Number 1 Casualty Clearance Station was located in the village in 1915
France; Grave who used the cemetery for burials. The cemetery contains over 1,801
Reference I. Commonwealth burials which includes 6 soldiers of the battalion along
A. 57. with another 3 from the regiment who rest in peace together in the
cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
133 O’Dwyer 4288 Rifleman 34 1/8th 140th 47th London Born and resided in 15/9/16 Thiepval Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division in the
Francis (Post (2nd Regiment Midleton County Cork. The Memorial ‘Battle of Flers – Courcelette’ (15 – 22 September 1917) and where the
Office London) son of the late William and France; Pier division captured High Wood. The battalion suffered over 97 killed in
Rifles) Susan O’Dwyer of and Face 9C, action or who died of wounds on this day. The Thiepval Memorial to
Midleton. 9D. the Missing has the names of 72,397 soldiers inscribed on its walls to
honour the memory of those who were killed or wounded on the field
of battle but have no known graves. This includes over 177 soldiers of
the battalion along with another 1,025 from the regiment. Enlisted
London
134 O’Grady M/37283 Private - - - Army Service Born in Cloyne County 19/4/18 Inishlounagh Died of wounds in Ireland and later buried in the local cemetery by the
John 1 Corps Cork and resided Clonmel C. O. I. family. Enlisted in London
Co Tipperary. The son of Churchyard
John and Margaret County
O’Grady of Chapel Street Tipperary
Cloyne. The husband of
Margaret Sweeney,
(formally O’Grady) of
Clonmel).
135 O’Keefe SS/11002 Stoker 28 - - - HMS Son of Mary, Thomas of 14 1/11/14 Plymouth Killed in action at sea off the Chilian coast during the ‘Battle of
Cornelius 7 1st Class “Monmouth” Old Cork Road Midleton Co Naval Coronel’ (1 November 1914) when the ship was initially struck by the
Royal Navy Cork Memorial German Cruisers ‘Gneisenau’ and later sunk by the German SMS
Devon; ‘Nurnberg’ with the loss of its entire compliment of 687 hands during
Panel 3 the ‘Battle of Coronel’ ( 1 November 1914) which included 21 sailors
from County Cork. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 7,251 inscribed
on its walls from the First World War which included 24 sailors from
County Cork from the battle.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
136 O’Keeffe 90999 Driver 22 ‘A’ 56th 13th Royal Field Artillary Born in Lisgoole 24/3/16 Basra Memorial Died of wounds most likely received while fighting with the division
Denis Battery (West.) County Tipperary Iraq; Panel 3 during the ‘Mesopotamia Campaign’ (6 November 1914 – 14 November
and resided in and 60 1918). The Basra Memorial to the Missing has over 40,500 members of
Corbally the Commonwealth forces who fought from August 1914 to the end of
Ballincurrig August 1921 inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who
Midleton County were killed or wounded on the field of battle but have no known graves.
Cork. The son of This includes 22 soldiers of the 56th Brigade and another 352 of the Royal
Denis O’Keefe of Field Artillary.
the same address
137 O’Keeffe 4767 Private 19 1st 7th 3rd Connaught Born, resided and 11/7/17 Basra Memorial Killed in action while the battalion were based in the area of Mushaid
Denis (Fero (Lahor Rangers enlisted in Iraq; Panel 40 during the ‘Mesopotamia Campaign’ (6 November 1914 – 14 November
ze- e) Midleton County and 64 1918). The Basra Memorial to the Missing has over 40,500 members of
pore Cork. The son of the Commonwealth forces who fought from August 1914 to the end of
) Maurice and August 1921 inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who
Margaret O’Keefe were killed or wounded on the field of battle but have no known graves.
of Broomfield This includes over 162 soldiers of the battalion.
Midleton
138 O’Keeffe 6978 Private 30 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Munster Born and resided 10/7/17 Coxyde Military Killed in action most likely from a German artillary bombardment while
Matthew Fusiliers in Midleton Cemetery the batalion were located in the camp at Champermont near Nieuport,
County Cork. The Belgium; Grave Belgium. The cemetery contains over 1,570 burials Commonwealth
son of Martin and Reference I. E. burielas which includes 12 soldiers of the battalion who rest in peace
Kate O’Keefe of 27. together in the cemetery. Previous service in the ‘Lancers of the lIne’
‘The Park’ and enlisted in Midleton.
Midleton.
139 Olden 3410 Gunner 25 - - 48th ‘Y’ 48th Trench Born Midleton 30/6/16 Hebuterne Killed in action most likely when the divisional artillary took part in the
Patrick Mortor Battery, and resided Military artillary barrage in preperation for the ‘Battle of Albert’ (1 – 13 July
Royal Garrison Ballinacurra Cemetery 1916) which was the opening phase of the ‘Somme Camaign’ (1 July – 18
Artillary County Cork. The France;Grave November 1918). The cemetery was originally established by the 48th
son of Patrick and Reference Division in August 1915 and used for burials by ambulances during the
Margaret Olden war. It contains over 750 from the war which includes 2 soldiers of ‘y’
of Cork Road Trench Battery who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family
Midleton. inscription on the headstone reads, “Thy will be done”. Enlisted Cork
140 O’Leary 5196 Private 26 2nd 73rd 24th Prince of Wales Born in Bandon 31/7/17 Ypres (Menin Killed in action when the battalion fought with the division during the
Daniel Leinster Regiment and resided in Gate) Memorial ‘Battle of Pilkem’ (31 July – 2 August 1917) as a phase of the ‘Third Battle
Dungourney Belgium; Panel of Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1917). The battalion suffered over 52
Midleton County 44 killed in action or who died of wounds on this day. The Ypres (Menin
Cork. The son of Gate) Memorial to the Missing has the names of 54,404 soldiers
Daniel and Mary inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who were lost on
O’Leary of the field of battle but have no known graves. There are a total of 108
Ballyspillane, soldiers of the battalion inscribed on its walls along with another 216 of
Dungoureny the regiment. Enlisted in Cork
Midleton.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
141 O’Leary 305903 Petty 30 - - - HMS “Indefatigable” Born in Midleton 31/5/16 Plymouth Naval Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Jutland’ (31 May – 1 June 1916)
Stephen Officer Royal Navy County Cork. The Memorial which was the largest naval battle fought between the British and
Stoker son of Thomas Devon; Panel 14 German Fleets during the war at sea. It was one of the most tragic losses
and Mary O’Leary of life sustained by families of County Cork in one day during the war
of 14 Old Cork with over 87 sailors from Cork who were killed in action during the
Road Midleton. battle. The Battlecruiser was hit several times which destroyed the ship,
with a compliment of 1,019 and where there were only two survivors.
The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 7,251 inscribed on its walls from the
First World War. A total of 40 sailors from County Cork were crew
members of H.M.S. “Indefatigable” and are inscribed on Panel 16 - 17 of
the memorial walls.
142 Oliver 34458 Pte 3rd - - Northamptonshire Born in Midleton 11/1/18 Longuenesse Died of wounds while serving as 84379 Private 141st Company Labour
William Labour Regiment County Cork. Souvenir Corps but buried as a soldier of the regiment most likely after being
Coy. Son of Nicolas and Cemetery transferred as a result of wounds recieved which disqualified him from
Labour Elizabeth Oliver France; Grave serving with a fighting front line unit. The cemetery is located near St.
Corps Reference IV. F. Omer where several hospitals were located that used the cemetery for
38. burials. The cemetery contains over 2,874 Commonwealth burials which
includes 16 soldiers of the regiment along with 7 soldiers of the Labour
Corps. Enlisted Birmingham England.
143 O’Mahony Private 26 American Son of Hanora 2/11/18 Unknown at Killed in action on the Western Front.
Patrick Expeditionary Force O’Mahony and present
the late James
O’Mahony of
Lisgoold County
Cork
144 O’Mahony 25678 Private 23 7th 49th 16th Royal Irish Born in Midleton 21/3/18 Pozieres The 7th Battalion (S.I.H.) was formed from the South Irish Horse and
Richard (S.I.H.) (Irish) Regiment County Cork. The Memorial where some of its squadrons had been serving on the Western Front
son of Ellen France; Panel since 1914. Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division
O’Mahony of ‘The 30 - 31 during the ‘Battle of St. Quentin’ (21 – 23 March 1918) as the opening
Park’ Midleton; phase of the ‘First Battles Somme 1918’ (21 March– 5 April 1918). The
battalion suffered over 79 killed in action or who died of wounds on this
day. The Pozieres Memorial to the Missing has over 14,707 soldiers
inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who were lost on
the field of battle but have no known graves. There are a total of 73
soldiers of the battalion inscribed on its walls along with another 88 of
the regiment. Previous service with the South Irish Horse. Enlsted in
Midleton
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
145 O’Neill 6067 Private 23 2nd 47th 16th Prince of Born in Warren, 20/2/18 Villers-Faucon Killed in action while the battalion were serving in front line trenches
James (Irish) Wales Ballymacoda County Communal in the area of the ‘Ronssoy Sector’ north of the French city ofSt.
Leinster Cork. The son of Cemetery Quentin. The cemetery extension to the communal cemetery contains
Regiment Michael and Frances Extension over 459 Commonwealth burials whcih includes 2 soldiers of the
O’Neill . France; Grave battalion who rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted in Birr
Reference I. B. County Offaly. Previous service with the South Irish Horse
15.
146 O’Neill 10037 Fore- 28 - - - Queen Mary’s Born in Cork and the 16/11/18 Abbeville Died of wounds in France. The French town of Abbeville was an
Nellie woman Army daughter of Communal important Lines of Communications Headquarters which included the
Teresa Auxiliary Laurence and Mary Cemetery No. 2 and No. 5 Stationary hospitals. The extension to the Communal
Corps O’Neill of Extension Cemetery contains over 1,754 Commonwealth burials which includes
Ballyrussel, Cloyne France; Grave 12 women of the Corps who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
County Cork. Reference V. C. Mentioned in Dispatches
52.
147 O’Reilly 231076 Able 30 - - - H.M.S. Born and resided in 12/2/19 The Rosary Died in Ireland and later buried by the family in the local cemetery.
Peter Seaman “Marlboroug Ballyera, Catholic
h” Ballincurrig, Churchyard
Royal Navy Midleton County Midleton
Cork. The son of
Mrs. O’Reilly of
same address
148 O’Shea K/20963 Stoker 2nd 21 - - - HMS “Dove” Born in Cork. The 17/12/14 Plymouth Naval Accidently drowned during the period when the Destroyer was
Michael Class Royal Navy son of Bridget Memorial deployed at Scapa Flow on lcal patrols protecting the Grand Fleet. The
O’Shea of Ballintrim Devon; Panel 3 Plymouth Naval Memorial has 7,251 inscribed on its walls from the
Rostellan County First World War.
Cork.
149 O’Sullivan 3881 Private 35 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Born and resided in 17/7/16 Thiepval Killed in action while the battalion fought in the ‘Battle of Bazentin’
Michael Munster Midleton County Memorial (14 – 17 July 1916) which was a phase of the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1
Fusiliers Cork. The son of France; Pier and July – 18 November 1918). The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing was
Timothy and Anne Face 16. C. unveiled in 1932 and has over 72,000 soldiers inscribed on its walls
O’Sullivan of ‘The whose remains were lost in the fog of war with no known graves
Green’ Midleton. which includes 86 soldiers of the battalion along with another 144
from the regiment inscribed on its walls.
150 Packenham - Captain 41 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Born In Midleton 17/1/15 Kensal Green Died of wounds received when the battalion fought in the ‘Action at
Robert Munster County Cork. The (All Souls) Festubert’ (22 December 1914) on the Western Front and suffered
Fusiliers son of Major Cemetery over 7 soldiers killed in action or who died of wounds. The cemetery
Charles Packenham London; Grave contains over 482 burials from the First World War which includes 1
of Headon Hall, Reference 162. soldier of the battalion who rest in peace together in the cemetery
Alum Bay, Isle of 44601
Wight. The husband
of Nancye
Pakenham
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
151 Penn-Gaskell - Captain - 25th - - Manchester Famly resided in 12/10/16 Thiepval Killed in action most likely while attached to a battalion of the regiment
W. (Res) Regiment Shanagarry Memorial who fought during the ‘Somme Campaign’ (1 July – 18 November 1916).
Estate, Cloyne France; Pier and The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing was unveiled in 1932 and has over
County Cork Face 4C. 72,000 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in the fog of
war with no known graves which includes 88 soldiers of the battalion along
with another 255 from the regiment inscribed on its walls.
152 Penrose- - Lieutenant 25 3rd 10th 4th Royal Irish Son of the late 12/10/16 Thiepval Attached to the 1st Battalion of the regiment and killed in action during
Fitzgerald (Res) Fusiliers James Penrose - Memorial the Battle of Le Transloy’ (1 – 18 October 1916) as a phase of the ‘Battle of
Herbert Fitzgerald of ‘The France; Pier and the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). On this day the battalion
Grange’ Midleton Face 15A suffered 79 killed in action and where an account of the death of Lt.
County Cork. Penrose-Fitzgerald states, “Killed in action on the German parapet in hand-
to-hand fighting”. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing was unveiled in
1932 and has over 72,000 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains
were lost in the fog of war with no known graves which includes 88
soldiers of the battalion along with another 255 from the regiment
inscribed on its walls. The brother of Maurice DOW 26/7/16 The Queen’s
(Royal West Surrey Regiment)
153 Penrose- - Lieutenant 23 7th 55th 18th The Queens Son of the late 26/7/16 C.O.I. Died in Great Britian of wounds recived most likely while serving with the
Fitzgerald (Royal West James Penrose- Churchyard battalion on the Western Front. The cemetery contains 2 burials from the
Maurice Surrey Fitzgerald Corkbeg Co First World War along with 1 from the Second who rest in peace together
Regiment) of ‘The Grange’ Cork; Grave in the cemetery. The brother of James Penrose-Fitzgerald KIA 12/10/16
Midleton County Reference East Royal Irish Fusiliers
Cork. The End of Church
husband of Louisa
Penrose Fitzgerald
of Hillside ,
Milford-on-Sea
Hants.
154 Pope – - Lieutenant 31 49th 7th 3rd Alberta Born in Mauritius. 30/4/17 Cabaret-Rouge Killed in action when the battalion fought with the division in the ‘Battle of
Hennessy (Edm Regiment The son of Sir British Arras’ (9 April – 16 May 1917). The cemetery is located in the French
Hugh onto Canadian John Pope- Cemetery village of Souchez which contains over 7,650 Commonwealth burials which
n) Infantry Hennessey KCMG France; Grave includes 1 soldier of the battalion who rest in peace together in the
and Lady Pope Reference XV. cemetery. The family dedication inscribed on the headstone reads as
Hennessy of M. 26. follows, “Requiescat In Pace”
Rostellan Castle
County Cork
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
155 Powell 14839 Private - 8th 112th 37th East Lancashire Born and resided 31/7/17 Ypres (Menin Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
Richard Regiment in Midleton Gate) ‘Battle of Pilkem Ridge’ (31 July – 2 August 1917) as the opening phase
County Cork. Memorial of the ‘Third Battle of Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1917) and where
Son of Paddy and Belgium; the battalion suffered over 23 killed in action during the battle. The
Mary Powell Panel 34 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial to the Missing has the names of 54,404
28 Mill Rd. soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who
were lost on the field of battle but have no known graves. There are a
total of 21 soldiers of the battalion inscribed on its walls along with
another 286 of the regiment. Enlisted Liverpool.
156 Prenderville 7439 Private - 7th 30th 10th Royal Munster Born in Midleton 7/12/15 Doiran Killed in action iwhen the battalion fought in the ‘Battle of Kosturino’
Albert Fusiliers County Cork and Memorial (6 – 12 December 1915) as the opening phase of the ‘Macedonian
resided in Fermoy Greece. Campaign’ (21 October 1915 – 30 September 1918). The memorial is
County Cork. located in northern Greece close to the Macedonian border and has
over 2,174 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in
the fog of war with no known graves which includes 14 soldiers of the
battalion along with another 4 from the regiment inscribed on its
walls. Enlisted in Cork
157 Prest - Lieutenant - - - - HMS “Clan Educated 3/2/15 Chatham Lost at Sea. A converted merchant passenger cargo ship she sunk in
Leslie McNaughton” Midleton College Naval bad weather while on patrol in the North Sea. Wreckage was found in
Barton Royal Navy Memorial the area, presumed sunk with 20 officers and 261 ratings and feared
Kent; Panel 8 to have been lost during the severe gale experienced at the time. The
Chatham Naval Memorial commemorates more than 8,500 Royal Navy
personnel of the First World War and over 10,000 of the Second
World War who were lost or buried at sea which includes 177 from
H.M.S.”Clan McNaughton”.
158 Quinn 1174 Lance - - - Guards Div. Guards Born and resided 9/10/17 Artillary Killed in action most likely while fighting with the division during the
David Corporal Machine Gun in Cloyne County Wood ‘Battle of Poelcapelle’ (9 October 1917) as a phase of the ‘Third Battle
Regiment; Cork. The son of Cemetery of Ypres’ (31 July – 10 November 1917). The cemetery was begun by
Tom and Ellen France; Grave the Guards Division in 1917 and became a concentrated cemetery
Quinn of Cloyne. Reference after the war. Today there are over 1,307burials in the cemetery.
X. E. 1. Previous service in the Irish Guards with service number 10173.
159 Quirke K/20224 Stoker - - - - HMS Son of John and 31/5/16 Plymouth Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Jutland’ (31 May – 1 June 1916)
Maurice 1st Class “Indefatigable” Margaret Quirke Naval which was the largest naval battle fought between the British and
Royal Navy of Garryvoe Memorial German Fleets during the war at sea. It was one of the most tragic
Ladysbridge Devon; Panel losses of life sustained by families of County Cork in one day during
Castlemartyr 16 the war with over 87 sailors from Cork who were killed in action
County Cork during the battle. The Battlecruiser was hit several times which
destroyed the ship, with a compliment of 1,019 and where there were
only two survivors. The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 7,251 inscribed
on its walls from the First World War. A total of 40 sailors from County
Cork were crew members of H.M.S. “Indefatigable” and are inscribed
on Panel 16 - 17 of the memorial walls.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
160 Rainey 66032 Private 22 203rd 198th 66th Machine Gun Born in Cloyne County 8/6/17 Gorre British and Killed in action while the division was located in the area east of the
John Coy. (2nd E. Corps Cork and the son of Indian Cemetery French town of Bethune. The cemetery contains over 930
Lancas John and Hannah France; Grave Commonwealth burials which includes 2 soldiers of the Company
hire) Rainey of Scariff, Reference IV. B. which rest in peace together in the cemetery. The family inscription on
Ballinacurra County 24. the headstone reads, “In memory of the son of John and Hannah
Cork. Rainey”. Enlisted Wales and previous service with the R.A.S.C.
161 Riordan 134738 Able 45 - - - H.M.S. “Cressy” Son of Michael 22/9/14 Chatham Naval Killed in action at sea when the ship was sunk by the German
John Seaman Royal Navy Riordan of Midleton Memorial Kent; Submarine ‘U-9’ under the command of Captain Otto Weddigen. It
County Cork. The Panel 3 was part of the 7th Cruiser Squadron which was tasked with
husband of Nora protecting the approaches from the North Sea into the English
Riordan of 21 Cross Channel on 22 September without destroyer escort. It was sunk with
Street Gillingham the loss of 560 crew which included 2 natives from County Cork, along
England with her two sister ships H.M.S. “Aboukir” and “Hogue” which lost
over 889 crew between them. The Chatham Naval Memorial
commemorates more than 8,500 Royal Navy personnel of the First
World War and over 10,000 of the Second World War who were lost
or buried at sea which includes 394 from the “Cressy”.
162 Riordan 310834 Leading 27 - - - HMS “Locust” Born in Midleton 21/1/18 Plymouth Died in service while a crew of the ship. In November 1914, Locust was
Michael Seaman Royal Navy County Cork; The Devonport 7 transferred to Scapa Flow, where she carried out local patrol and
husband of Bessie Stonehenge escort duties until January 1918 when it transferred to the Firth of
Riordan of 21 St. Cemetery, Forth as part of the Methil Convoy Flotilla by February that year. The
Mary’s Street Plymouth cemetery was used by the Naval Hospital located in Plymouth and
Stonehouse Plymouth. contains 770 burials from the First World War who rest in peace
together in the cemetery. The family dedication inscribed on the
headstone reads as follows, “One of the best and devoted Daddy of
Mickie and Nellie”.
163 Roche 6731 Sergeant 36 3rd - - Royal Munster Wife Bridget Roche of 14/12/18 Ballynacorra Died in Ireland most likely of wounds received while fighting in the
M. Res. Fusiliers Chapel Street Cloyne Graveyard war with a front line battalion or injury – illness while serving with the
County Cork Co Cork; Grave 3rd (Reserve) Battalion who were serving as part of the Plymouth
Reference Garrison when he died in 1918 and later buried in Cork most likely by
Between ruins special request by the family.
and south
boundry
164 Ronayne 302322 Stoker 33 - - - HMS Born in Ballymacoda 15/8/14 Grimsey (Scartho Killed in action when the ship was involved in a collision as part of the
John (Dev.) 1st Class “Bullfinch”. County Cork. Aunt Road) Cemetery Humber Patrol with the loss of four stokers. The cemetery contains
Royal Navy Mary Ronayne of Lincolnshire; 291 burials of the First World War which includes 3 sailors of H.M.S.
Ballincole Grave Reference “Bullfinch”.
Castlemartyr County 76. K. 21
Cork
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
165 Ronayne Able 27 - - - R.F.A. (Royal The son of Patrick 27/12/19 Pembroke Dock Died at sea when he was one of five men who drowned when their boat
Patrick Seaman Fleet Ronayne of Cemetery capsized at Pembroke Dock on this day. The cemetery contains 23
Auxiliary) Rathcoursey Midleton (Llanion) Commonwealth burials from the First World War which includes two crew
members from the ship.
“Francol” County Cork Pembrokshire;
Mercantile Grave Reference
Marine V. 31.
Reserve
166 Ryan 81205 Private 19 58th 58th 19th Machine Gun Born in Cloyne County 20/9/17 Tyne Cot Killed in action while the division fought in the ‘Third Battle of Ypres’ (31
John Coy. (Weste Corps Cork and the son of Memorial July – 10 November 1917). The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing was
rn) (Infantry) William Ryan of Spital Belgium; Panel unveiled on 20 June 1927 as an extension to the Ypres (Menin Gate)
Memorial and has the names of over 35,000 soldiers inscribed on its walls
Cottages Cloyne. 154 to 159 and
whose remains were lost in the fog of war which includes 5 soldiers of the
163A 58th Company along with another 1, 178 of the Machine Gun Corps.
Previous service with Connaught Rangers
167 Savage K/23116 Stoker 24 - - - H.M.S. Son of William and 15/1/15 Haslar Royal Died in service most likely while hospitalised for illness or injury while
Michael 2nd Class “Bulldog” Ellen Savage of Naval Cemetery serving as a crew member of the ship. The town of Gosport was a
Royal Navy Ballinabrille Hampshire; Grave significant sea port and Naval depot, with many government factories and
installations based there, as well as the Haslar Naval Hospital. The hospital
Carrigtwohill County Reference B. 18.
used the cemetery for burials which includes 772 from the war who rest in
Cork 4. peace together in the cemetery.
168 Sexton J/24832 Leading 23 - - - H.M.S. “Fox” Son of Patrick and 2/7/19 Plymouth Naval Most likely died at sea while H.M.S. “Fox” was dispatched In 1919 as part
John Seaman Royal Navy Nora Sexton of Memorial; Panel of the British intervention in the Russian Civil War. The Plymouth Naval
Templenacarriga, 33 Memorial has 7,251 inscribed on its walls from the First World War which
includes 6 crew members of “Fox” who died at various times of the war.
Midleton County Cork
169 Scully 9580 Private 8th 47th 16th Royal Born and resided in 16/8/16 Loos Memorial Killed in action while the battalion was serving in front line trenches in the
John (Irish) Munster Ballycotton County France; Panel 127 ‘Loos Sector’ in northern France. And where the battalion suffered 2
Fusiliers Cork. The brother of soldiers killed in action on this day. The Loos Memorial to the Missing has
Charles Scully of over 20,661 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in the
Ballybraher fog of war with no known graves which includes 10 soldiers of the
Ballycotton. battalion along with another 49 from the regiment inscribed on its walls.
Enlisted in Cork
170 Shanahan 54734 Private 21 21st - 21st Machine Gun Son of Joseph 21/12/18 Catholic Cemetery Enlisted in 1915, wounded during the ‘Battle of Cambrai’ in November
Daniel Corps Shanahan of 50 New Douglas Cork City; 1917, gassed and taken prisoner of war in May 1918 during the ‘German
(Infantry) Cork Road Midleton Grave Reference Spring Offensive. After his release he died of wounds in the Cork Military
County Cork middle of Hospital based in Victoria Barrack (now Collins Barracks). The cemetery
cemetery contains 17 burials of the First World War and 2 from the Second World
War who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
171 Shea 2025D Seaman 42 - - - HM Trawler Son of Timothy and 8/12/16 Plymouth Naval Killed in action at sea when the ship struck a German mine laid by the
Patrick “Dagon” Nora Shea of Memorial Devon; German submarine U-C 21 and where 12 crew members were lost. The
Royal Naval Knockadoon County Panel 19 Plymouth Naval Memorial has 23,200 inscribed on its walls who have no
Reserve Cork. The husband of known grave of which 7,251 are those from the First World War and
Hannah Shea of includes 3 crew from the ship.
Ballymacoda County
Cork
172 Sisk 10194 Corporal 19 8th 47th 16th Royal Born and resided in 3/9/16 Thiepval Killed in action while the battalion fought in the ‘Battle of Guillemont’ (3
John (Irish) Munster Cloyne County Cork. Memorial France; – 6 September 1916) as a phase of the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18
Fusiliers The son of Eliza Pier and Face November 1916) and where the battalion suffered over 24 killed in
Browne of River 16. C. action. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing was unveiled in 1932 and
Street Cloyne. has over 72,000 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost
in the fog of war with no known graves which includes 55 soldiers of the
battalion along with another 175 from the regiment inscribed on its
walls. Enlisted in Cork
173 Sliney 179858 Leading 44 - - - H.M.S. Son of John and 15/10/14 Plymouth Naval Killed in action at sea when the ship was when sunk by a torpedo from
Richard Seaman “Hawke” Hannah Sliney of Memorial Devon; the German Submarine ‘U9’ and where a total of 524 crew where lost
Royal Navy Ballycotton County Panel 1 with only seventy survivors. This included 11 crew from County Cork.
Cork. The husband of The Plymouth Naval Memorial has 23,200 inscribed on its walls who
Hannah Sliney have no known grave of which 7,251 are those from the First World War
and includes 17 crew from the ship..
174 Smart 2852 Sapper 23 - - - 3rd Aust. Born in Midleton 10/12/17 Menin Road Killed in action while serving in the area of the Ypres Salient. The
Henry Eyre Light Railway County Cork and the South Military cemetery was begun in January 1916 and used by field ambulances
Operating son of Frances Jebb Cemetery during the war which was also used to concentrate burials from other
Coy.; Aus. Smart of 112 Campbell Belgium; Grave locations after the war. Today there are over 1,657 burials which
Railway Corps Street, Milsons Point, Reference III. N. includes 6 sodleirs of unit who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Sidney Australia and 21. The family inscription on the headstone reads “Thy will be done”
the late Charles Smart Enlisted in Australia
175 Smiddy 13634 Guards 30 1st 3rd Guards Grenadier Born in Cork and the 17/10/15 Loos Memorial Killed in action while the battalion was located in the area of Loos with
John Man Guards Div. Guards son of John Smiddy of France; the division in 1915. The Loos Memorial to the Missing has over 20,661
Ballymacoda Panel 5 to 7 soldiers inscribed on its walls whose remains were lost in the fog of war
Castlemartyr County with no known graves which includes 52 soldiers of the battalion along
Cork with another 237 from the regiment inscribed on its walls. Enlisted in
Glamorgan Wales
176 Sparling 138852 Petty - - - - H.M.S. Resided in the 12/2/19 Old Church Died in the Naval Hospital Haulbowline from illness or injury and where
John Officer “President Coastguard Station Cemetery Cobh “President IV” was a shore based establishment located in London and
IV” Ballycotton County County Cork. was the accounting base in operation between 1918 and 1926 that
Royal Navy Cork handled the accounts of the commands of the Coastguard ships and the
Reserves. The cemetery contains over 127 World War One
Commonwalth burials who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
177 Stack 68801 Private 18 2/4th Royal The son of Tom Stack of 14/1/18 Liverpool (Ford) This was a home based unit of the regiment. Died of wounds or
James Welsh Midleton County Cork Roman Catholc injury when the battalion was located in Yarmouth at the time of his
Auther Fusiliers and the late Annie Stack. Cemetery death. The cemetery contains 247 burials from the First World War
Later of 38 Clifford Lancashire most likely used by local hospitals who used the cemetery for
Street Bootle England; Grave burials.
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178 Stafford 86839 Sapper 34 - - - 136th Army Born and resided in 26/8/15 Alexandria Died in Egypt most likely of wounds received while serving in the
Edward Troops Cloyne County Cork. The (Chatby) Military Gallipoli Campaign period in 1915. The cemetery was used by the
Company son of Maurice and Kate and War Base Hospitals for burials and where there are over 2,259 burials
Royal Stafford of Rock Street Memorial from the First World War who rest in peace together in the
Engineers Cloyne. Cemetery Egypt; cemetery. Enlisted in Cork
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179 Stanton 5012 Pte 26 1st - - Royal Born and resided in 18/5/18 Dongourney C.O.I. Died of wounds in Ireland most likely received while serving with
James Munster Ballinacurra County Churchyard Co the battalion on the Western Front. A member of the Ballinacurra
Fusiliers Cork. The son of Cork; Grave Company of National Volunteers before enlisting in Cork.
Lawerence and Mary Reference right
Stanton of Ballinacurra. hand boundary
180 Stanton L/2424 Pte 26 - 3rd 2nd 5th (Royal Born and resided in 9/8/18 Fouquescourt Died of wounds most likely recieved when the regiment fought with
Maurice Cavalry Cavalry Irish) Cloyne County Cork. The British Cemetery the Cavalry Division during the ‘Battle of Amiens’ (8 – 11 August
Lancers son of Kate Stanton of France; Grave 1918) as a phase of the Hundred Day Offensive’ (8 Aug. 11 Nov.
1918). The regiment suffered over 5 fatalities during the battle
Salem, Ballinacurra Reference II. D.
period. The cemetery was created after the war when burials were
County Cork. 10. concentrated here. It contains 376 burials which includes 1 soldier
of the regiment who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
The family dedication inscribed on the headstone reads, “Thou art
gone no more I’ll see that loving face so dear to me. R.I.P.”
Enlisted in Cork
181 Thompson 11192 Pte 21 2nd 48th 16th Royal Born in Midleton County 21/3/18 Pozieres Killed in Action when the battalion fought in the ‘Battle of St.
George Irish Dublin Cork. The son of Mary Memorial Quintin’ (21 March – 5 April 1918) in the opening phase of the
Alfred Fusiliers Thompson of 39 St. France; Panel German Spring Offensive (21 March – 18 July 1918). The battalion
Mary’s Road Midleton. 3-4 suffered over 238 killed in action or who died of wounds on this day.
. The Pozieres Memorial to the Missing has over 14,707 soldiers
inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of those who were lost
on the field of battle but have no known graves. and which includes
107 soldiers of the battalion along with136 soldiers of the regiment.
Enlisted in Cork
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
182 Tippins 23622 Pte 19 7/8th 49th 16th Royal Son of John Tippins 21/3/18 Pozieres Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during the
Joseph ‘D’ Coy (Irish) Inniskilling of 34 South View Memorial ‘Battle of St. Quentin’ (21 – 23 Mar. 1918) as part of the opening phase of
Fusiliers Terrace Shiney Row France; Panel the ‘First Battles of the Somme 1918’ (21 Mar.– 5 Apr. 1918). This was
Durham England. 38 to 40 part of the German Spring Offensive and where the battalion suffered over
The husband of 78 killed in action or who died of wounds on this day. The Pozieres
Nellie Tippins of Memorial to the Missing has over 14,707 soldiers inscribed on its walls to
Main Street honour the memory of those who were lost on the field of battle but have
Carrigtwohill County no known graves.
Cork
183 Wallace 10201 Pte. 23 1st 7th 3rd Connaught Born in Mogeely 21/5/15 Rue-du-Bacquerot Killed in Action while serving in front line trenches facing Neuve Chapelle
Patrick (Fer.) (Lahor Rangers County Cork. The No 1 Military during the period of the Battle of Festubert’ (15 – 25 May 1915). The
e) son of Patrick and Cemetery cemetery contains over 637 Commonwealth burials and commemorations
Margaret Wallace of Belgium; Grave which includes 25 soldiers of the battalion who rest in peace together in
Garryoughtera Reference I. D. 12. the cemetery. The brother of William Wallace KIA 9/5/15 Royal Munster
Castlemartyr County Fusiliers.
Cork
184 Wallace 9652 Pte. 21 2nd 3rd 1st Royal Born in Carrigtwohill 9/5/15 Le Touret Killed in action when the battalion fought in the ‘Battle of Rue de Bois’ (9
William Munster County Cork and Memorial May 1915) and suffered over 153 killed in action during the battle. The
Fusiliers resided in France; Panel 43 - memorial contains the names of over 13,482 soldiers inscribed on its walls
Castlemartyr County 44 whose remains were lost in the fog of war and which includes 222 soldiers
Cork. The son of of the battalion. The brother of Patrick Wallace who was killed in action on
Patrick and the 21/5/15 while serving with the Connaught Rangers
Margaret Wallace of
Garryoughtera
Castlemartyr.
185 Walsh 9300A Seaman - - - H.M. Tug Born Ballinacurra 18/12/18 Eston Cemetery Died of wounds in Great Britian and was a crew member of the “Flyde”
James “ Fylde” County Cork and the Middlesborough; whch was based at Queenstown (now Cobh). More Research required. The
Royal Naval son of Margaret Grave Reference cemetery contains 56 Commonwealth burials from the war who rest in
Reserve Walsh of Main H. RC. 330. peace together in the cemetery. Served under the alias of Driscoll during
Street Ballinacurra. the war.
186 Walsh K/22021 Stoker 25 8th 2nd Royal Royal Naval Born in Ballycotton 2/5/15 Helles Memorial Killed in action while the Battalion was fighting with the Division during the
John (Anson) Royal Naval Volunteer County Cork. The Gallipoli Turkey; ‘Gallipoli Campaign’ (25 April 1915 – 8 January 1916). The Memorial have
Naval Reserve son of Thomas and Panel 1 and 2 the names of over 21,000 inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of
Margaret Walsh of those who were killed in action or who died of wounds on the field of
‘Merview’ Old Road battle but have no known graves which includes 146 of the Battalion that
Ballycotton. rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted. Brother T. (Patrick) KIA
26/6/16 Royal Engineers. Enlisted in Cork;
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187 Walsh 12069 Private 8th 4 13th Welsh Born in Carrignashinna, 31/5/16 Basra War Died of wounds shortly after the battalion arrived in Mesopotamia
Nicholas (Pioneer) 0 (West.) Regiment Mogeely County Cork. Cemetery Iraq; (Iraq) in March 1915 during the ‘Mesopotamian Campaign’ (6
t Son of Patrick and Kate Grave Reference November 1914 – 14 November 1918). The city of Basra became the
h Walsh VI. O. 6. headquarters of the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force which
created the cemetery and where there are over 2,551 burials which
includes 18 soldiers of the battalion who rest in peace together in
the cemetery. Enlisted Glamorgan Wales.
188 Walsh - Lieutenant 26 - - 29th R.A.M.C Born in Midleton County 20/9/15 La Gorgue Killed in action most likely received while serving with an Indain
Patrick Surgeon Indian Cork and the elder son Communal Division in the area of the ‘Bethune Sector’ of the Western Front
John of Patrick Walsh of Cemetery France; while serving as a Surgeon attached to the 29th Indian Brigade. The
Midleton. Grave Reference local communal cemetery was used by a field ambulance station
II. C. 3. located in the area. It contains 144 Commonwealth burials which
rest in peace together in the cemetery.
189 Walsh 279793 Gunner 46 - - - 32nd Anti- Born in Cloyne Conty 4/1/19 Cloyne (St. Died of wounds in Ireland. The cemetery contains two burialsiof the
Richard Aircraft Cork. The son of John Coleman First World War who rest in peace together in the cemetery.
Company Royal and Hohanna Walsh. Catherdal Enlisterd in Cork
Garrison The husband of Julia Churchyard Cork.
Artillary Walsh of 55 St. Mary’s Grave Reference
Road Midleton County 12 yards fro the
Cork. south Boundary.
190 Walsh 130712 Pioneer - - - - 4th Special Born Ballycotton Co 25/6/16 Hannescamps Killed in action while the unit served in the area of Hannescamps on
T. Brigade Cork; Son of Thomas, New Military the Western Front in June 1916. The cemetery contains over 102
Royal Engineers Margaret of ‘Merview’ Cemetery France; burials who rest in peace together in the cemetery. The brother of
Old Road Ballycotton Co Grave Reference John Walsh KIA 2/5/15 Gallipoli Royal Naval Divison
Cork. B. 1.
191 Ward 64001 Driver 121st 1 5th Royal Field Born in Plumstead Kent 5/5/15 Ypres (Menin Killed in action while the battery was giving artillary support to the
Victor Battery 7 Artillary and resided in Midleton Gate) division during the ‘Second Battle of Ypres’ (22 April – 25 May 1915).
t County Cork. The son of Memorial The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial to the Missing has the names of
h J. Ward of ‘United Hunt Belgium; Panel 5 54,404 soldiers inscribed on its walls to honour the memory of
B Kennels’ Midleton. and 9 those who were lost on the field of battle but have no known graves
d Enlisted in Fermoy County Cork.
e
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
192 Waters - Major 34 - - - Royal Berkshire Son of George Waters of 19/10/17 Dar es Salem War Attached to the 1st Battalion Northern Nigeria Regiment of the
Charles Regiment. Midleton House County Cemetery West African Frontier Force (W.A.F.F.). Died of wounds most likely
Louis Cork. Tanzania; Grave received while fighting in the ‘Battle of Mahiwa’ (15 -18 October
M.C. Reference 6. F. 1917) as a phase of the ‘East African Campaign’ (3 August 1914 – 25
23. November 1918). The city of Dar es Salem was the capital of
German East Africa at the outbreak of war which was later captured
in 1916. It became divisional headquarters which included 3rd East
African Stationary Hospital which used the cemetery for burials.
Today there are over 1,764 Commonwealth burials which includes
22 soldiers of the Nigeria Regimenr who rest in peace together in
the cemetery. Awarded Military Cross and Bar and Mentioned in
Dispatches
193 Weaks 171923 Petty - - - - HMS ‘Vivid’ Born in Cork and the 12/1/17 Buried in the Old Died of wounds as part of the Shore Establishment and where the
John Officer Royal Navy husband of Kate Weaks Graveyard title H.M.S. “Vivid” was not actually a fighting ship but the title
of 4 Thomas Street Ballymore Co. carried by the Devonport Naval Barracks located there which
Midleton County Cork Cork and also included base hospitals for the treatment of naval personel. The
commemorated family later buried him in the localcemetery. However, he is also
Grangegorman commemorated on the Grangegorman Memorial as the CWGC
Memorial Panel 1 decided that the grave could not be properly maintained.
(Screen Wall)
194 Webster 123040 Petty 51 - - - H.M.S. The son of Frederick 25/1/17 Plymouth Naval Killed in action at sea when the ship was struck by two mines off the
Edmund Officer 1st “Laurentic” James Webster of Memorial Devon; North Irish Coast while on route from Liverpool to Halifax with the
Harold Class Royal Navy Falmouth, Cornwall. Panel 1 loss of 354 crew and passengers with only 121 surviving. The
Educated at Midleton Plymouth Naval Memorial has 23,200 inscribed on its walls who
College County Cork. have no known grave, except at sea, of which 7,251 are those from
the First World War. A total of 194 crew of the ship from the Royal
Navy and Royal Naval Reserve are inscribed on its walls which
included 14 natives of County Cork.
195 West - 2nd 22 - - - 116th Siege Born in Cork. The son of 20/7/16 Corbie Communal Killed in action when the Battery were in action during the Somme
James Lieutenant Battery Royal James and Emma West Cemetery France; Campaign’ (1 July – 18 November 1916). The Commual cemetery
Stafford Garrison of Spring Place, Gardiner Grave Reference I. was used by Casualty Clearance Stations created during the Somme
Artillary Hill, Cork. Educated at L. 1. Campaign in 1916 and used it for burials. It contains 249 with
Midleton College another 918 in the extension. The family dedication inscribed on the
headstone reads as follows, “Thy will be done”.
196 Wiggins 4523 Private 24 8th 47th 16th Royal Munster Born in Midleton County 9/9//16 Thiepval Killed in action while the battalion fought in the ‘Battle of Ginchy’ (9
James (Irish) Fusiliers Cork and resided in Memorial France; September 1916) as a phase of the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July –
Ballinacurra County Pier and Face 16. 18 November 1916). The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing was
Cork. The son of John C. unveiled in 1932 and has over 72,000 soldiers inscribed on its walls
and Catherine Wiggins whose remains were lost in the fog of war with no known graves
of Ballinacurra which includes 55 soldiers of the battalion along with another 175
from the regiment inscribed on its walls. Enlisted in Cork
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No Name Number Rank Age Bn Bde Div Regiment Family History Died Buried Military History
197 Wilkinson 6505 Sergeant - 7th 21st 30th Royal Irish Born in Midleton County 8/8/18 Westoutre British Killed in Action while the battalion was serving in front line trenches
Edward (S.I.H.) Regiment Cork. Cemetery in the area of the Belgium village of Locre. The battalion suffered 4
Belgium; Grave killed in action on this day who are buried together in the cemetery.
Reference L. 3. The cemetery contains over 175 burials which includes 11 soldiers of
the battalion. Who rest in peace together in the cemetery. Enlisted
in Midleton.
198 Wilson 441334 Private 24 42nd 7th 3rd (Royal Born in Cork and 16/9/16 Courcelette Killed in action while the battalion fought with the division during
Henry Can. Can. Highlanders) enlisted Saskatuan British the ‘Battle of Flers-Courcelette’ (15 – 22 September 1916) which
Inf. Canadian Saskatchewan Canada. Cemetery France; was a phase of the ‘Battle of the Somme’ (1 July – 18 November
Expeditionary The son of the late Rev. Grave Reference 1916). The battalion suffered 68 killed in action or who died of
Force A.B. Wilson, Cannon of VIII. E. 4. wounds on this day and 123 during the battle. The cemetery was
Cloyne County Cork and established in the village of Courcelette during September 1916 and
Ruth Wilson of 48 concentrated after the war with burials being brought in from other
Grosvenor Road locations. The are over 1,970 Commonwealth burials located in the
Gunnersgy London. cemetery which includes 15 soldiers of the battalion who rest in
peace together in the cemetery The family inscription on the
headstone reads, “Blessed are the pure of heart”
199 Wilson 3/5280 Corporal 26 9th 44th 15th The Black Born in Blarney County 31/7/17 Tyne Cot Killed in action during the ‘Battle of Pilckem’ (31 July – 2 August
William CHECK (Scottish) Watch (Royal Cork. The son of Andrew Cemetery 1917) as part of the opening phase of the ‘Third Battle of Ypres’ (31
Highlanders) and Christina Wilson of Belgium; Grave July – 10 November 1917) and suffered over 4 killed in action on this
Ballincurrig Midleton Reference LIV. B. day. The cemetery contains over 11,900 Commonwealth burials of
County Cork and later 61 15. which over 8,370 are unknown. This includes 7 soldiers of the
Lintburn Street battalion along with 8 soldiers of the regiment who rest in peace
Galashiels England. together in the cemetery. A founding member of Midleton Corps of
Irish National Volunteers. Enlisted in Cork.
200 Woods 8647 Private - 1st 86th 29th Royal Munster Born in Midleton County 28/4/15 Helles Memorial Killed in action during the ‘First Battle of Krithia’ (28 April 1915)
John Fusiliers Cork Gallipoli Turkey; which was a phase of the ‘Gallipoli Campaign (17 February 1915 – 9
Panel 185 to 190 January 1916). The battalion suffered over 10 soldiers killed in
action or who died of wounds during the battle and over 373 killed
in action or who died of wounds during the campaign. The Helles
Memorial has the names of over 20,886 soldiers and sailors
inscribed on its walls of those who have no known graves. This
includes over 284 soldiers of the 1st Battalion along with another
254 soldiers of the regiment.