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WORLD WAR I: Appendix: List of County Kildare Casualties

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Caddel. Rank; Sergeant-Major, Royal Field Artillery. Active 1914. Born Kildare.

Cahal, J. Reg. No. 24800. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Reported wounded, June 9, 1917. Born Curragh.

Cahill, Patrick. Reg. No. 4340. Corporal, Irish Guards, 1 st Battalion. Killed in action, or died of wounds, France, December 30, 1914. Born Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, Age 25. Decoration 1914 Star.

Cahill, Thomas L. Rank; Second Lieutenant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Killed in action, France, March 25, 1918. Born Poplar Square, Naas. Decoration Military Medal.

Callaghan, James. Reg. No. 24685. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusliers, 8 th Battalion. Killed in action, France, May 16, 1916. Born Sallins, Co. Kildare.

Cameron, C.H. Rank; Second-Lieutenant, Royal Horse Artillery. Reported killed, March 20, 1915. Born Maudlins, Naas.

Campbell, J. Rank; Lieutenant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, April 14, 1917. Born Naas. Awarded a Parchment Certificiate.

Campbell, J.C. Rank; Sergeant-Major, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 6 th Battalion. Reported active, September 25, 1915. Born Jubilee Terrace, Naas.

Campbell, P. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Wounded, 1917. Born Clane.

Campbell, Patrick. Rank; Private. Active 1918. Born Curragh.

Campion, Michael. Reg. No. 3671. Rank; Private, Royal North Lancashire Regiment, 1 st Battalion. Died, France, May 25, 1916. Born Ballyadams.

Cane, Maurice. Rank; Second Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action, August 4, 1917. Born St. Wolstan’s, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.

Cantwell, William. Reg. No. 40074. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1 st Battalion. Killed in action, France, March 1, 1917. Born Wolfhill, Athy.

Carberry, Peter. Reg. No. 17804. Rank; Private. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2 nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, May 9, 1915. Born Ballyroe, Co. Kildare.

Carden, D.A. Rank; Lieutenant-Colonel. Reported killed in action (near Ypres), September 4, 1915. Born Weston, Straffan, Co. Kildare.

Carey, James. Reg. No. 8179. Rank; Lance-Corporal, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 2 nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, May 16, 1915. Born Castledermot.

Carolan, Cecil. Active 1915. Born Curragh Edge. (Likely that Patrick, Leonard, Frank and Cecil were brothers, unfortunately no more information to hand).

Carolan, Frank. Active 1915. Born Curragh Edge. (Likely that Patrick, Leonard, Frank and Cecil were brothers, unfortunately no more information to hand).

Carolan, Leonard. Active 1915. Born Curragh Edge. (Likely that Patrick, Leonard, Frank and Cecil were brothers, unfortunately no more information to hand).

Carolan, Leonard. Rank; Lance-Sergeant. Killed 1917. Born Ballysax, Co. Kildare.

Carolan, Patrick. Active 1915. Born Curragh Edge. (Likely that Patrick, Leonard, Frank and Cecil were brothers, unfortunately no more information to hand).

Carpenter, J. Reg. No. 9594. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, September 15, 1917. Born Athy.

Carroll, Frank. Reg. No. 25184. Rank; Private. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers; 8 th Battalion. Killed in action, France, September 9, 1916. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Carroll, Patrick. Reg. No. 13983. Rank; Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 6 th Battalion. Killed in action, France, October 8, 1918. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

Carroll, Patrick. Reg. No. 11768. Killed in action, October 8, 1918. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

Carroll, Peter. Reg. No. 7080. Rank; Private, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 2 nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, March 21, 1918. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

Carter, William. Reg. No. 34833. Rank; Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action, France, April 19, 1915. Born Curragh Camp.

Carter, Robert. Rank; Lieutenant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, (Dardanelles), August 28, 1915. Lived in Naas. (Not clear whether R. Carter was born in Naas, lived there, son of R. W. Carter, M. P. S. I. who practised in the town).

Case. Rank; Captain, 16 th Lancers. Reported wounded, April 24, 1915. Born Athy. (Question as to whether Case was from Athy or not).

Casey, Joseph. Rank; Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Reported home (fought in Mons, Ypres, Neau Chapelle, Hill 60 and St. Julien), October 9, 1915. Born Rathangan.

Casey, M. Reg. No. 26698. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, October 13, 1917. Born Kildare.

Cash, James. Regimental No. 6623. Rank; Rifleman, Rifle Brigade, 2 nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, May 27, 1918. Born Straffan, Co. Kildare.

Cash, W. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, August 12, 1916. Born Kildare.

Caveney, James. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (J. Caveney appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Cavill, W. Reg. No. 13007. Rank; Private, Dragoon Guards. Reported wounded, May 19, 1917. Born Newbridge.

Chaffied. W.S.R. Wounded 1915. Born Kilberry.

Chanler, John. Canadians. Reported active, April 1, 1916. Born Naas. (J. Chanler appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Cherry, Thomas Edward. Reg. No. 74712. Rank; Corporal, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action, France, February 21, 1917. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Church, J.F. Rank; Second-Lieutenant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2 nd Battalion. Reported killed, May 22, 1915. Born Curragh Camp.

Clare, Patrick. Rank; Private. Active 1914. Born Curragh.

Claxton, George W. Reg. No. 240542. Killed 1917. Born Curragh.

Cleary, James. Regimental No. 9780. Rank; Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, 1 st Battalion. Killed in action, France, June 30, 1916. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

Clegg, John Thomas. Reg. No. 9489. Rank; Private, The Lancashire Fusiliers, 9 th Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, August 21 1915. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Clements, W.J. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (W. J. Clements appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Clements, W.H. Rank; Second-Lieutenant, Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in action (from a shell-crater), August 16, 1917. Born Naas. Decoration Distinguished Service Medal. (W. H. Clements [says Clement in original] is buried in Naas Presbyterian Church Cemetery).

Clery, W.J. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (W. J. Clery appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Clowney, Timothy. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, February 12, 1916. Born Celbridge . (T. Clowney appeared on Celbridge Roll of Honour).

Coady, James. Reg. No. 3419. Rank; Lance Corporal, Leinster Regiment, 4 th Battalion. Died, France, April 11, 1916. Born Clough.

Coady, James. Rank; Lance-Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916, later that year confirmed killed. Born Naas. (Appeared on Naas Roll of Honour, other information suggests that J. Coady may have been from Athy).

Coffey, Bernard. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1 st Battalion. Wounded 1915. Born Donadea.

Coffey, J. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Wounded 1916. Born Co. Kildare.

Coghlan, Joseph. Reg. No. 4227. Rank; Acting Lance-Corporal, Leinster Regiment, 2 nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, August 5, 1918. Born Suncroft, Co. Kildare.

Cole, Alfred. Regimental No. 19897. Rank; Private, Somerset Light Infantry, 1 st Battalion. Killed in action, France, July 1, 1916. Born Curragh, Ireland.

Colgan, P. Reported wounded and Prisoner of War, February 12, 1916. Born Celbridge. (P. Colgan appeared on Celbridge Roll of Honour).

Colgan, P.J.D. Rank; Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery. Reported active, June 15, 1918. Born Clane. Decoration Military Medal & Military Cross.

Colgan, Patrick T.D. Rank; Cadet, Royal Horse Artillery (received Commission). Reported active, July 15, 1916. Born St. Anne’s, Clane. (Information does not state Commission received by P. Colgan).

Colgan, William. Reported wounded and Prisoner of War, February 12, 1916. Born Celbridge. (W. Colgan appeared on Celbridge Roll of Honour).

Collomy, John. Regimental No. 3357. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment, 4 th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, April 19, 1915. Born Monasterevin.

Condron, Patrick. Reg. No. A7579. Rank; Private, Scottish Rifles, 1 st Battalion. (formerly Leinster Regiment). Killed in action, France, July 20, 1916. Born Athy.

Conlan, M. Reg. No. 5227. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Regiment. Reported wounded, October 21, 1916. Born Curragh.

Conlan, Nicholas. Reg. No. 24824. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusilers, 8 th Battalion. Missing, believed killed, France, September 7, 1916, later confirmed. Born Rathangan, Co. Kildare, Age 21.

Conlon, John. Reg. No. 18674. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 6 th Battalion. Died of wounds, Gallipoli, August 22, 1915. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

Connally, E. Rank; Private, Munster Fusiliers. Died 1916. Born Newbridge.

Conneff, M.A. Active 1918. Born Curragh Camp.

Connell, Christopher. Reported wounded and Prisoner of War, February 12, 1916. Born Celbridge. (C. Connell appeared on Celbridge Roll of Honour; Thomas, Richard, Christopher and Patrick Connell were brothers, born in Celbridge).

Connell, Patrick. Rank; Private. Reported wounded, December 5, 1915 & Prisoner of War in Germany, February 12, 1916. Born Celbridge. (Thomas, Richard, Christopher and Patrick Connell were brothers, born in Celbridge).

Connell, R. Rank; Sergeant, Royal Irish Rifles. Reported active and serving in Cawnpore, India, April 28, 1917. Born Celbridge.

Connell, Richard. Rank; Sergeant. Reported wounded, February 12, 1916. Born Celbridge. Decoration Distinguished Conduct Medal. (Thomas, Richard, Christopher and Patrick Connell were brothers, born in Celbridge).

Connell, Thomas. Reg. No. 17817. Rank; Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 9 th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, September 9, 1916. Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Connell, Thomas. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Reported wounded December 5, 1915 & February 12, 1916. Born Celbridge. (Thomas, Richard, Christopher and Patrick Connell were brothers, born in Celbridge).

Connolly, C. Army Cadet Corps. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (C. Connelly appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Connolly, Edward Charles. Reg. No. 9097. Rank; Private, Devonshire Regiment, 2 nd Battalion. Died of wounds, France, November 25, 1914. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare.

Connolly, J. Reg. No. 15016. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Regiment. Reported wounded, September 22, 1917. Born Clane.

Connolly, J. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, August 12, 1916. Born Newbridge.

Connolly, J. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment. Wounded 1917. Born Clane.

Connolly, James. Reg. No. 4240. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2 nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, May 24, 1915. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Connolly, Patrick. Reg. No. 3401. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment, 4 th Battalion. Killed in action, France, September 30, 1918. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare. Age 20.

Connolly, Thomas. Reg. No. 3400. Rank; Corporal, Leinster Regiment, 4 th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, October 14, 1918. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare; Age 20.

Connolly, Thomas. Reg. No. 7672. Rank; Private (Rifleman), The London Regiment, 9 th Battalion. Killed in action, France, September 15, 1916. Born Kildare, Ireland.

Connor, J. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Wounded 1916. Born Straffan.

Conville, Patrick. Reg. No. 18348. Rank; Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action, August 17, 1917. Born Clough, Athy.

Conway, J. Reg. No. 9729. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Regiment. Reported wounded (shell-shock), December 23, 1916. Born Kilcullen.

Cook, William. Regimental No. 9722. Rank; Private, The South Staffordshire Regiment, 2 nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, March 10, 1915. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare.

Cooke, John. Regimental No. 5445. Rank; Corporal, (or Private), Irish Guards, 2 nd Battalion. Died of wounds, France, July 31, 1917. Born Kilcullen, Age 30. Decoration, 1914 Star. (William and John Cooke were brothers).

Cooke, Robert. Rank; Private, Durham Light Infantry. Reported active and serving 3 rd year in France, August 18, 1917. Born Naas.

Cooke, William. Reg. No. 8672. Rank; Sergeant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2 nd Batt. Killed in action, Dardanelles, October 3, 1915. Born Kilcullen . Decoration Medal of St. George, 2 nd Class & Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Cooney, Edmund L. Rank; Lieutenant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Killed in action, June 4, 1917. Born Mountain View, Blessington, Age 27.

Cooper, Edward William. Reg. No. 10637. Rank; Brigade Quartermaster Sergeant, Royal Field Artillery. Died at sea, April 17, 1915. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Cooper, John. Rank; Private. Died 1917. Born Curragh Camp.

Corcoran, Michael. Royal Field Artillery. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas.

Corcoran, William. Reg. No. 4523. Rank; Lance-Corporal, Irish Guards, 1 st Batt. Killed in action, France, September 1, 1914. Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Corish, P. Rank; Corporal, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Reported wounded, July 29, 1916. Born Monasterevin.

Cornally, E. Reg. No. 6573. Rank; Private, Munster Regiment. Reported wounded, September 23, 1916. Born Newbridge.

Cornelius, William. Reg. No. 14227. Rank; Lance-Corporal, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 1 st Batt. formerly Seaforth Highlanders. Died of wounds, France, October 6, 1917. Born Kildare.

Cornpolth, Henry. Reg. No. 14227. Died 1917. Born Kildare.

Corrigan, William Joseph. Reg. No. 20938. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1 st Batt. Killed in action, France, October 14, 1918. Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Cosgrove, Patrick. Reg. No. 24788. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8 th Batt. Killed in action, France, September 25, 1917. Born Rathasker Road, Naas, Co. Kildare.

Costello, C. Reg. No. 24887. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, August 25, 1917. Born Hazelhatch, Naas.

Costello, C. Rank; Private, Irish Guards. Wounded 1917. Born Naas.

Costello, J. Reg. No. 23139. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Reported wounded, December 2, 1916. Born Newbridge.

Costello, T. Rank; Lance-Corporal. Reported wounded, September 23, 1916, confirm dead 1916. Born Barrack Street, Athy.

Coughlan. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1 st Batt. Born Rathaskar Road, Naas.

Coughlan, M.A. Active 1918. Born Curragh Camp.

Coughlan, Patrick. Army Service Corps. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (P. Coughlan appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Coughlan, Peter. Reg. No. 9677. Rank; Lance-Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1 st Batt. Killed in action, France, March 1, 1917. Born Naas, Co. Kildare.

Coupar, Allan. Rank; Private, Highland Light Infantry. Initially reported missing, later confirmed killed in action, France, July 1 , 1916. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, Age 21.

Coupland, Arthur. Reg. No. 8465. Rank; Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, 2 nd Batt. Died of wounds, France, July 15, 1916. Born Kildare.

Courtney, A.T. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (A.T. Courtney appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Courtney, Thomas. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (T. Courtney appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Cousins, Andrew. Rank; Corporal, Irish Guards, 1 st Batt. Reported active, February 12, 1916. Born Hazelhatch, Naas. Decoration Military Cross and Military Medal.

Coy, J.J. Rank; Private, London Regiment. Wounded 1916. Born Kildare.

Coyle, Alfred Ernest. Late Irish Horse. Died, from gas poisoning recieved in action, August 21, 1917. Born Nicholastown, Age 22.

Coyle, Thomas. Reg. No. 69161. Rank; Private, The Royal Fusiliers, 9 th Batt. (formerly Army Veterinary Corps). Killed in action, St. Quentin, France, August 25, 1918. Born Nurley, Co. Kildare, Age 28.

Coyne, Patrick. Reg. No. 12742. Rank; Private, The Hampshire Regiment 14 th (service) Batt. Died, France, April 7, 1918. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Craig, W. Reg. No. 17489. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Rifles. Reported missing, August 26, 1916. Born Sallins.

Crawley. Rank; Private, Royal West Kent Regiment. Reported wounded, September 23, 1916. Born Kildare.

Crawley, J.G. Rank; Major, 20 Hussars. Died 1914. Born Co. Kildare.

Creed, C.O. Rank; Second Lieutenant, Grenadier Guards. Reported killed, June 12, 1915. Born Maynooth, Age 35.

Crichton, Hubert. Rank; Major, Irish Guards. Killed in action, France, September 1, 1914. Born Ballymore Eustace. (1 September date not definite).

Crone, Samuel. Regimental No. 8170. Rank; Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action, France, June 10, 1917. Born Kildare.

Crosby, P. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, July 29, 1916. Born Kildare.

Crothers, J.S. Rank; Major. Active. Born Cookstown. (J. Crothers was listed in the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 470, Cookstown).

Crowshaw. Rank; Colonel. Died of wounds received in action on September 27, 1917. Born Naas. (Other information suggests that this Croshaw may be a Major Oswald Mosley Croshaw who received a Distinguished Service Order in 1916, however, not certain).

Cullen, Jack T. Rank; Sergeant-Major, Royal Army Service Corp. Reported active, March 22, 1919 (returned home safely after 4 years active service in Central Africa). Born Monasterevin.

Cullen, Maurice. Reg. No. 6901. Rank; Private, Irish Guards, 1 st Batt. Killed in action, France, September 9, 1918. Born Foxhill, Co. Kildare.

Culley, J. Reg. No. 25919. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, November 11, 1916. Born Leixlip.

Cully, J. Reg. No. 25919. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, November 11, 1916. Born Leixlip.

Cummins, John. Rank; Private, Irish Guards. Reported home from the front December, 1914. Born Newlands, Naas.

Cummins, M. Reg. No. 21343. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, November 13, 1916. Born Castledermot.

Curley, Walter Peter. Reg. No. 9508. Killed in action July 6, 1916. Born Finstown.

Curran, Stephen. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (S. Curran appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Curtis, John. Reg. No. 93523. Rank; Acting Bombardier, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action, France, January 9, 1917. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. (John, Lawrence and Patrick Curtis were brothers and are buried together in Old St. Michael’s Cemetery, Athy).

Curtis, Lawrence. Reg. No. 6674. Rank; Private, (Royal Irish) Lancers, 5 th Batt. Died of wounds, France, December 4, 1917. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. (John, Lawrence and Patrick Curtis were brothers and are buried together in Old St. Michael’s Cemetery, Athy).

Curtis, Patrick. Reg. No. 3351. Rank; Private, Irish Guards, 1 st Batt. Killed in action, France, November 5, 1914. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. (John, Lawrence and Patrick Curtis were brothers and are buried together in Old St. Michael’s Cemetery, Athy).

Cusack, Patrick. Reg. No. 31287. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 6 th Batt. Killed in action, France, October 8, 1918. Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.