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WORLD WAR I: Appendix: List of County Kildare Casualties

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Underwood, D. Rank; Private, Connaught Rangers. Died 1916. Born Sallins.

Underwood, Joseph. Reg. No. 45121. Rank; Private, Machine Gun Corps, 1st Batt, formerly Royal Munster Fusiliers. Died of wounds, France, April 21, 1918. Born Naas, Co. Kildare.

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Veitch, John. Reg. No. 14545. Rank; Lance Corporal, 16 th Batt. Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action, France, November 18, 1916. Born Newbridge Co. Kildare.

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Waldron, Charles V. Royal Engineers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (C. Waldron appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Waldron, F.F. Rank; Major, Royal Flying Corps. Reported killed (in air flight over German lines), August 26, 1916. Born Melitta Lodge, Kildare.

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

Walker, Robert. Reg. No. 11991. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 6 th Batt. Killed in action, France, July 14, 1916. Born Kilcullen, Co. Kildare.

Wall, William. Reg. No. 3183. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment, 4th Batt. Died of wounds, France, April 9, 1915. Born Athy.

Wallace, William. Reg. No. 8980. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Rifles, 1st Batt. Died of wounds, August 25, 1915. Born Clough, Athy.

Waller. Rank; Captain, Royal Field Artillery. Reported wounded (Guy’s hospital), July 29, 1916. Born Kildare. (Captain Waller was the son of Very Rev. Dean Waller, Kildare).

Walsh, Patrick Malachy. Reg. No. 1707. Rank; Private, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 8th Batt. Died of wounds, September 16, 1916. Born Maganey.

Walsh, Stephen. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (Appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Walsh, Thomas. Reg. No. 25666. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Ist Batt. Reported wounded 1917, later reported died of wounds, France, September 29, 1918. Born Naas, Co. Kildare.

Walsh, W. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment. Died 1916. Born Monasterevin.

Walton, Albert. Royal Flying Corps. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (Appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Walker, Michael. Reg. No. 6932. Died August 17, 1917. Born Kilcullen.

Wandesforde. Rank; Lieutenant. Died 1917. Born Athy.

War, Joseph. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 2nd Batt. Reported Prisoner of War, at Limburg. Born Kildare.

Ward, Samuel. Reg. No. 3607. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment, 4 th Batt. Killed in action, France, February 10, 1916. Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Ware, George. Reg. No. 22170. Died November 22, 1914. Born Kildare.

Warmington, Alfred E. Rank; Captain, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action, Dublin, 1916 Rebellion, Easter Monday. Born Naas. (A.E. Warmington active during W.W.1 however sent to Dublin during the Rebellion and killed).

Warning. Rank; Sergeant. Died 1915. Born Newbridge.

Watson, John. Reg. No. 16294. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 10 th Batt. Reported wounded 1916, later reported died France, October 30, 1918. Born Kilcock, Co. Kildare.

Watson, P.B. Rank; Private, South Wales Borderers. Reported missing, June 9, 1917. Born Newbridge.

Weldon, Sir. Anthony Arthur Bart. Rank; Brevet Colonel, Leinster Regiment, 4th Batt. Wounded, January 27, 1917, died from shell shock (Military Hospital, Dublin), June 29, 1917. Born Athy, Age 54. Decoration Distinguished Service Order and C.V.O. (Sir A. Weldon was listed in the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 167 Athy. He is buried in St. John’s Cemetery, Athy).

Weldon, Arthur. Rank; Captain, Devon Regiment. Reported killed, Mesopotamia, April 7, 1917. Born Forenaughts, Naas.

Weller, Arthur J. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment. Active. Born Newbridge. (A. Weller was listed in the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 215, Newbridge).

Welsh, Thomas. Reg. No. 12821. Rank; Private, Kings Own Scottish Borderers, 6 th Batt. Killed in action, October 19, 1916. Born Kildare.

West, Ralph E. Rank; Lieutenant, Reserve Cavalry Regiment. Active. Born Newbridge. (R. West was listed in the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 215, Newbridge).

Wheeler, John Joseph. Reg. No. 8301. Rank; Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, 2 nd Batt. Killed in action, France, October 26, 1914. Born Naas, Co. Kildare.

Wheeler, William. Reg. No. 34145. Died April 10, 1918. Born Newbridge.

Whelan, Christopher. Reg. No. 18154. Rank; Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 5th Batt. Died, Gallipoli, October 10, 1916. Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Whelan, G. Wounded 1917. Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Whelan, W. Reg. No. 42733. Rank; Gunner, Royal Field Artillery. Reported wounded, May 19, 1917. Born Kildare.

Whilehead, Charles V. Royal Engineers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (C. Whilehead appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

White, Michael. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, ‘A’ Company. Reported wounded, September 19, 1914 (Retreat from Mons). Born Rathaskar Road, Naas.

White, Patrick. Reg. No. 8753. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 6 th Batt. Killed in action, France, August 5, 1917. Born Kilcullen, Co. Kildare.

White, T.H. Rank; Lieutenant, Royal Irish Rifles. Wounded 1917. Born Naas.

Whitman, Bernard F. Reg. No. G/19267. Died May 5, 1917. Born Kildare.

Whitton, W.J. Reg. No. 10636. Rank; Company Sergeant-Major, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, May 19, 1917. Born Kilcock.

Willen, Patrick P. Reg. No. L/10640. Died February 16, 1916. Born Curragh.

Williams, A. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Rifles. Died 1916. Born Kildare.

Williams, W. Rank; Sergeant, Monmouthshire Regiment. Reported wounded, September 23, 1916. Born Newbridge.

Williamson, Francis W. Reg. No. 4307. Died November 14, 1916. Born Celbridge.

Williamson, Robert. Reg. No. 10939. Died November 10, 1918. Born Celbridge.

Willoughby, Frank W. Rank; Sergeant Major, Royal Engineers. Active. Born Newbridge. (F. Willoughby was listed in the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 215, Newbridge).

Wilmot, Willliam. Reg. No. 5524. Rank; Private, Irish Guards, 1st Batt. Killed in action, France, March 26, 1916. Born Brownstown, Co. Kildare.

Wilson. Rank; Sergeant-Major, 16th Lancers. Reported wounded, April 24, 1915. Born Athy. (Question as to whether Wilson was from Athy).

Wilson, Henry. Royal Field Artillery. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (H. Wilson appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Wogan Browne, Keredan. Rank; Colonel. Active in war during 1915. Born Naas.

Wolfred, Edward. Reg. No. 21306. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported killed in action, Dardanelles, August 12, 1916. Born Milemill, Kilcullen.

Wookey, Maurice. Rank; Lieutenant. Reported killed in action, March 17, 1915. Born Leixlip.

Wray, William. A.I.F. serving with Australian Regiment. Killed, May 11, 1918. Born Woodville, Naas.

Wright, J. Reg. No. 4095. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment. Reported wounded, September 30, 1916, later confirmed died of wounds. Born Athy.

Wright, James. Reg. No. 17956. Died March 7, 1917. Born Ballymore-Eustace.

Wright, John. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, September 26, 1914. Born Coolcarrigan, Robertstown.

Wright, Rev. J.J., B.A. Rank; Major. Active. Born Cookstown. Decoration Military Cross. (Rev. Wright 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).

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Youell, William. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, August 12, 1916. Born Athy. (W. Youell was listed in the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 167, Athy).

Younger, J.E.T. Rank; Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery. Wounded 1914. Born Co. Kildare.