A CALL TO ARMS – CO. KILDARE WWI WAR DEAD, SURNAMES H-K: HELP NEEDED!

by ehistoryadmin on October 2, 2014

Co. Kildare and The First World War

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

YOUR COUNTY NEEDS YOU! 

This list is a work in progress and will be published as a book in 2015.

Fourth Instalment: SURNAMES H-K

We need feedback and would welcome any additions or corrections people might make: also photos, diaries, medals and memorabilia which could be used for images online or in the forthcoming book would be welcome. People who give material or images of material will be credited as the donors.

We are also interested in any information on ‘Kildare’ men active in the war.

Athy Heritage Centre will host a WWI exhibition for the month of September 2014 and a range of talks and other events in September and October. See their website for details – http://www.athyheritagecentre-museum.ie

 

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Hackett, Robert. Service No. 12/939.  Private, York and Lancaster Regiment, D Company, 12th (Sheffield) Battalion. Killed in action, France, 1 July 1916. Age 25. Born Kelly’s Lane, Athy. Son of Mrs. Mary Hackett, 98 Lansdowne Road, Sharrow, Sheffield. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and face, 14A and 14B, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Sheffield.

 

Halleron, Martin. Service No. 10176.  Sergeant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, April 25, 1915. Born Crookstown, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 44 and 46, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Crookstown.

 

Halligan, Matthew.  Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action, 18 November 1917. Age 36. Born Dublin Road, Naas. Son of Michael and Mary Halligan, Dublin Rd., Naas. Husband of Florence Anthony Halligan, 10 Church Street, Aldershot. Grave or Memorial Reference: IV. A. 6, Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1, France. Supplementary information: Served in the South African Campaign. Formerly royal Dublin Fusiliers. (Matthew and Michael Halligan were brothers).

 

Halligan, Michael. Service No. 4897.  Private, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 21 May 1915. Age 26. Born Dublin Road, Naas. Son of Michael and Mary Halligan, Dublin Rd., Naas. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. C. 6. Lillers Communal Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Greenock, Renfrew; residence, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. (Matthew and Michael Halligan were brothers).

 

Halligan, William. Service No. 26585.  Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 8th Battalion. Killed in action, Flanders, 16 August 1917. Age 32. Born 13 October 1883, Kilcock. Son of the late Christopher P. Halligan, Duncreevan, Kilcock, and the late Esther Murphy, Shramore, Roundwood, Co. Wicklow. Grave or Memorial Reference: XIII. C. 34, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: A former Irish Volunteer he enlisted in Dublin. Formerly 21781 Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

 

Hanlon, Christopher. Service No. 10312.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 30 April 1915. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Age 27. Grave or Memorial Reference: A. 71, Special Memorial, V Beach Cemetery, Turkey.

 

Hannigan, Daniel Algernon. Service No. 8946.  Private, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment), 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 15 June 1918. Age 27. Born Curragh. Son of Mrs. Madeline Hannigan (née Dyer), 31 Brookhill Rd., Woolwich, London. Grave or Memorial Reference: III. B. I, St. Amand British Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Woolwich.

 

Hannon, Henry Edward Percy. Service No. 439667. Private, C Company, 52nd (The New Ontario) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force.  Killed in action, Sanctuary Wood, near Ypres, 9 June 1916. Born Ardreigh House, Athy, 1 August 1891. Age 23. Son of the late Henry P. and Kathleen Hannon, Ardreigh House, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 24-26-28-30, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Emigrated to Canada and settled at Avonlea, Saskatchewan. Joined the New Ontario Regiment on its formation, 25 August 1915.

 

Hannon, John Coulson.  Second Lieutenant, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), 3rd Battalion. Killed in action, 18 August 1916. Age 23. Born Castledermot. Son of the late John A. and M. M. Hannon, Ardreigh House, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: III. G. 10, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longuevalson, France. Supplementary information: J. Hannon 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. John Coulson was a brother of Norman Leslie Hannon.

 

Hannon, Michael. Service No. 8864. Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, 3 May 1915. Age 33. Born Dublin. Son of Michael Hannon, Dunstown, Brannockstown, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 44 and 46, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Brannockstown.

 

Hannon, Norman Leslie.  Second Lieutenant, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), 7th Battalion (Territorial). Killed in action, Festubert, 16 May 1915. Age 20. Born Castledermot. Youngest son of the late John A. and M. M. Hannon, Ardreigh House, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: VII. K. 19, Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Ginchy, France. Supplementary information: Educated at Trinity College, Dublin 1913-4; entered the Officers’ Training Corps, from which he received a commission in the Liverpool Regiment in August 1914. Norman Leslie was a brother of John Coulson Hannon.

 

Hannon, Thomas James.  Second Lieutenant, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, 4th Battalion(Territorial). Died of wounds at Cambrai, 1 December 1917. Age 20. Born Millview House, Athy. Son of Georgina Mary Hannon, 45 Rowan Road, Hammersmith, London, and the late Thomas James Hannon, Millview House, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: VI. E. 2, Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, France. Supplementary information: He had been severely wounded in August 1916.

 

Harding, Isabel Lois. Nurse, Voluntary Aid Detachment. Died, 15 February 1919. Age 22. Daughter of George and Elizabeth Annie Harding (née Allen), Branganstown, Kilcock, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: B10. 1. 154, Cemetery Screen Wall, Birmingham (Lodge Hill), United Kingdom.

 

Harding, Richard William. Service No. 6562.  Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles, 7th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 3 July 1916. Aged 20. Born Courtown, Kilcock. Son of George and Elizabeth Annie Harding (née Allen), Branganstown, Kilcock, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: V. F. 38, Bethune Town Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Courtown, Kilcock.

 

Harrington, Joseph. Service No. 8817.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 1 July 1916. Born Kildare, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face, 16C, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Harrington, John. Service No. 9492.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 30 April 1915. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Special Memorial, A.73, V Beach Cemetery, Turkey. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Harris, Henry James. Service No. 17386.  Private, Worcestershire Regiment, 10th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 20 December 1915. Age 23. Born Curragh Camp. Son of Frank and Rose Harris (née Atkins) 9 Loretta Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham. Grave or Memorial Reference: VI. A. 8, Merville Communal Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Birmingham; residence Birmingham.

 

Harris, Samuel. Service No. 23510. Rank Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Died of wounds in Naas Military Barracks, 7 October 1918. Age 35. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: D. 9. 46, St. Corban’s Cemetery, Naas. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Hartley, Edward J. Service No. 20916.  Sergeant, Royal Field Artillery, 92nd Battery, 17th Brigade. Died of wounds received in action, Dardanelles, 7 August 1915. Age 31. Born Kildare or Hackney, north-east England. Son of Edward and Annie Hartley; husband of A. L. Hartley, Melrose, Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: A. 62, Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey. Supplementary information: Enlisted Stratford, Essex.

 

Havey, Thomas. Service No. 6352.  Private, Border Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 9 May 1916. Born Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: A. 20. 34, St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Manchester; residence Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester.

 

Hayden, John. Service No. 11159.  Private, Connaught Rangers, 6th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 3 September 1916. Born Castledermot, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. L. 7, Guillemont Road Cemetery, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Castledermot.

 

Haydon, Thomas. Service No.16372.  Private. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Drowned at sea from H.T. Donegal, 17 April 1917. Age 18. Born Athy or Kilcullen, Co. Kildare Son of George and Kate Haydon, Higginson’s Lane, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Athy.

 

Hayward, Charles Henry. Service No. 3067.  Rifleman, Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 9 May 1915. Age 21. Born St. George’s, Curragh. Son of Henry and Cecilia Hayward, née Johnston, Sea View, Clifden, Co. Galway. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 10, Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Clifden.

 

Healy, Edward. Service No. 26936.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 10th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 8 February 1917. Born Kill, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: VII. E. 29, Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin.

 

Heffernan, Michael. Service No. 11086.  Lance Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 26 April 1915. Age 23. Born Eadestown, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Special Memorial, A. 76, V Beach, Turkey.

 

Hegarty, John. Service No. 2128. Private, Manchester Regiment, 1st Battalion. Died, 21 December 1914 France. Age 23. Born Kitree, Co. Roscommon. Son of Kate Coyne, and the late John Coyne, Thomastown, Johnstownbridge, Enfield, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panels 34 and 35, Le Touret Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Mullingar; residence Enfield, Co. Kildare.

 

Hemingway, Stewart.  Lieutenant, South Wales Borderers 5th Battalion. Died of wounds, 6 April  1916. Age 35. Born Newbridge. Son of William and Maria Hemingway, Kilmeague. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 16 and 62, Basra Memorial, Iraq. Supplementary information:  S. Hemingway was listed in the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 214, Newbridge. He served in the South African Campaign and was a former member of the South African constabulary.

 

Heseltine, Frederick. Service No. L/4242.  Private, 12th (Prince of Wales’s Royal) Lancers. Died, 8 September 1915. Born Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: 1219 Curragh Military Cemetery.

 

Heydon, Aloysius Joseph. Service No. 8453.  Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 27 November 1917. Age 25. Born Athy. Son of Patrick and Margaret M. Heydon, Churchtown House, Churchtown, Athy, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 2 and 3, Cambrai Memorial, Nord, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Liverpool; residence Athy.

 

Heydon, Patrick Joseph. Service No. 2206.  Private, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 4 September 1914. Age 30. Born Athy. Son of Patrick and Margaret M. Heydon, Churchtown House, Churchtown, Athy, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. 29, Guards Grave, Villers Cotterts Forest, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Liverpool; residence Athy.

 

Hickey, Joseph. Service No. 11764.  Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Arras, France, 21 April 1917. Age 19. Body never recovered. Born October 1897, Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Kate Hickey, Higginson’s Lane, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: Bay 9, Arras Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Athy.

 

Higgins, Denis. Service No. 3399.  Private, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 7th Battalion. Killed  in action, France, 16 August 1917. Age 26. Born Rathangan, Co. Kildare. Son of Daniel and Annie Higgins, Rathangan. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 143, Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Volunteered from the RIC and enlisted in Galway in August 1915. Residence given as Rathangan.

 

Higgins, Edward. Service No. 9569.  Lance Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 27 June 1917. Age 37. Born Ballitore. Son of the late James and Bridget Higgins, Ballytore. Grave or Memorial Reference: V. D. 58, Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Kildare.

 

Hinch, Frederick Augustus. Service No. 8724. Lance Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles (Depot). Died, 28 November 1916. Age 26. Born Kildare. Son of William (RIC Sergeant) and Susan Hinch, Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: 98, New Ground, Donaghcumper Cemetery, Celbridge.

 

Hinds, Ralph William Gore. Lieutenant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, Festubert, 16 May 1915. Age 24. Born Naas. Son of Lt. Col. W. A. R. Hinds (A.M.S., R.P.) 16 Royal Terrace East, Kingstown, Co. Dublin. Grave or Memorial Reference: Special Memorial 14, Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France. Supplementary information: Mentioned in Despatches.

 

Hirst, Herbert F.C. Service No. 24159.  Regimental Sergeant-Major, Highland Light Infantry, 14th (Service) Battalion. Died home, 11 December 1916. Age 42. Born Curragh Camp. Son of Captain Hirst; husband of Margaret Dunn HIrst, 16 Brighton Place, Aberdeen. Grave or Memorial Reference: C. 18, Danbury (St. John the Baptist) Churchyard. Supplementary information: Enlisted Aberdeen.

 

Hockley, Samson. Service No. 26108.  Lance Corporal, South Wales Borderers, 1st Battalion, D Company. Killed in action, France, 1 September 1918. Age 37. Born Newbridge. Husband of Mary Hockley, 4 Downing Street, Liswerry, Newport, UK. Grave or Memorial Reference: IV. D. 12, Wancourt British Cemetery, France.  Supplementary information: Enlisted Newport. Decoration, Military Medal.

 

Holland, Charles Stewart.  Major, Royal Field Artillery, 120th Battery. Died, 23 August 1914. Age 39. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Son of Charles and Margaret Elizabeth Holland, Wimbledon; husband of Gwen Holland, Wimbledon, London. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. B. 2, Hautrage Military Cemetery, Belgium. Supplementary information: Served in South African Campaign.

 

Holton, John. Service No. 8848.  Lance-Corporal, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Died, home, 5 November 1916. Age 26. Born Carbury, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Near south-east corner of ruins, Dunfierth Graveyard, Co. Kildare. Supplementary information: Enlisted Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

 

Homan, Matthew. Service No. 46908.  Private, Lancashire Fusiliers, 2/5th Battalion. (formerly Argyll and Sunderland Highlanders). Killed in action, France, 28 July 1918. Born Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. C. 13 Houchin British Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted in Glasgow. Formerly no. 3964 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

 

Honour, William Henry. Service No. 3439. Private, 6th Inniskilling Dragoons. Died of illness at home, 6 September 1914. Age 38. Born Co. Kildare. Husband of Mary Honour (née McKinley), 14 Hospital Street, Kildare Town. Grave or Memorial Reference: Near west boundary, Grey Abbey Cemetery, Kildare, Co. Kildare.

 

Horne, John J.  Service No. 153. Private, Canadian Militia Composite Battalion. Died, 29 June 1915. Born Naas. Son of Emily Horne, and the late William Horne, 1 Friary Road, Naas, Co. Kildare. Husband of Matilda Horne (née Burns), 3 Swansy Terrace, Chelmsford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin. Grave or Memorial Reference: Lot 35/4, Hawthorn Dale Cemetery, Somme, France.

 

Hornidge, Robert B. Service No. 66621, or R/066621.  Private, Royal Royal Army Service Corps, 28th Remount Squadron. Died, Curragh Hospital, 25 January 1919. Age 26. Born 1894, Naas. Son of Mrs. M. Hornridge, Limerick Road, Naas. Grave or Memorial Reference: St. Corban’s Cemetery, Naas.

 

Houlahan, Michael James. Service No. 4932.  Corporal, Rifle Brigade (The Prince’s Consort’s Own), 3rd Battalion. Killed accidently, France, 2 September 1918. Age 33. Born Curragh Camp. Son of Thomas and Annie Houlahan, 36 Widley Road, Stamshaw. Grave or Memorial Reference: VI. B. 14, Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Portsmouth; residence Portsmouth.

 

Hubbard, Patrick Albert. Service No. 6985. Sergeant, Leicestershire Regiment, 2nd Battalion, D Company. Killed in action, France, 15 November 1914. Age 29. Born Curragh. Son of Albert and Agnes Hubbard, 5 Park Road, South Wigston, Leicester. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. E. I, Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Leicester; residence South Wigston, Leics.

 

Humphrys, Thomas George Oliver. Service No. 6.  Private, Manchester Regiment, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 12 March 1915. Age 27. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Son of Robert John and Esther Ann Humphrys, Burnwithian Avenue, St. Day, Truro. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 34 and 36, Le Touret Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Manchester. Thomas Humphrys had eleven years service and had served in India.

 

Hunter, James. Service No. 24646. Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion, No. 3 Company. Died, France, 6 September 1916. Age 25. Born Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Son of Alec and Margaret Hunter, Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Husband of Catherine Fearney Hunter, 8 Weir View, Lucan, Co. Dublin. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. G. 4, Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Lucan, Co. Dublin.

 

Hurley, Martin. Service No. 29552.  Private, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), 1st Battalion. Died, India, 22 August 1916. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, Pakistan. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Athy.

 

Hurley, William. Service No. 5138.  Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 27 October 1914. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 42 and 43, Le Touret Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Belfast.

 

Hyland, Martin. Service No. 5609.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 3rd Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 19 September 1916. Age 29. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Husband of M. Hyland, Offaly Street, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: St. Michael’s Cemetery, southwest side Supplementary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co.; residence Athy.

 

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Ingram, William John. Service No. 9105.  Private (Bandsman), Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 24 November  1914. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 1, Ploegsteart Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Woking, Surrey; residence Aldershot, Hants.

 

Irwin, William. Service No. 11650.  Lance Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 13 June 1915. Age 21. Born Celbridge. Foster son of Bridget Devine, Lyons Lodge, Hazelhatch, Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: C. 204, Special Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Turkey. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Hazelhatch.

 

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Jackson, William. Service No. 260337. Private, 2/8 Worcestershire Regiment. Died, 3 December  1917. Age 26. Born Southport, Lancs. Wife Nellie Jackson, Castle Rheban, Athy, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 6, Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Devizes, Wilts; residence Southport.

 

James, Alfred Walter. Service No. G/2937.  Private, The Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment, 6th Battalion, C Company. Killed in action, France, 3 October 1915. Age 17. Born Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Catherine James, 5 Victoria Square, North Place, Guildford. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 13 to 15, Loos Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Guildford, Surrey; residence Guildford.

 

James, Joseph. Service No. 66528.  Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery, 6th Battery. Died, East Africa, 13 February 1917. Born Gilltown, Kilcullen. Grave or Memorial Reference: III. A. 12, Morogoro Cemetery, Tanzania. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

 

Jeanes, Henry. Service No. 56615.  Sergeant, Royal Field Artillery, 39th Brigade, 59th Battery. Died of wounds, home, 14 November 1916. Born Kildare. Age 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Jeanes, Waverley Cottages, Curragh; husband of A. T. (Martin) Jeanes, London. Grave or Memorial Reference: South part, Kilcullen Abbey Cemetery, Co. Kildare. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin.

 

Johnson, Alexander Downing. Captain, South Staffordshire Regiment, 3rd Battalion (attached 2nd Battalion). Died, 25 September 1915. Born Carbury. Son of the Rev. Henry Johnson (Canon of Kildare) and Mrs. Johnson (née Kuon). Grave or Memorial Reference: B. 5, Cambrin Military Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Mine manager in Rhodesia (Bindura), at outbreak of war.

 

Johnson, Charles. Service No. 10326.  Private, Highland Light Infantry, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 19 December 1914. Age 24. Born Kildare. Son of William Charles and Mary Johnson, 167 Portland Road, Nottinhill, London. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 37 and 38, Le Touret Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted London.

 

Johnston, John. Service No. 3597.  Private, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 4th Battalion. Killed in action, Hooge, France, 8 September 1915. Born Athy. Age 20. Grave or Memorial Reference: C. 5, Chapelle-D’Armantieres Old Military Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co.

 

Johnston, Myles.  Service No. 5601.  Lance Corporal, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, Y Company. Died, France, 6 September 1916. Age 24. Son of Philip and Jane Johnston, of 10 Newbridge Road, Naas; husband of Mary Leary (née Moroney), The Glen, Charleville, Co. Cork. Grave or Memorial Reference: 16C. Pier and Face, Thiepval Memorial. Supplementary information: Born, Killorglin, Co. Kerry; enlisted, Cork, residence, Charleville, Co. Cork.

 

Johnston, Philip. Service No. 10278.  Private, Scots Guards, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 25 November 1917. Born, Killorglin, Co. Kerry. Son of Philip and Jane Johnston, of 10, Newbridge Road, Naas, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 2, Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted, Glasgow; residence Naas.

 

Johnston, Thomas.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died in Naas Infirmary, 20 January 1917. Age 50. Born, Killorglin, Co. Kerry. Son of Philip and Jane Johnston, of 10, Newbridge Road, Naas, Co. Kildare; husband of Margaret Johnston, Kilcullen Road, Naas. Grave or Memorial Reference: E13 (Family Plot), St. Corban’s Cemetery, Naas. Supplementary information: Brother of Philip Johnston. Enlisted Naas,19 July 1915, age 45 years; residence Naas. Discharged on 30 August 1916 due to sickness. Formerly served with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

 

Johnston, William Arthur. Service No. 17849.  Private, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action, Loos, 27 September 1915. Born Maynooth, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 5 to 7, Loos Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Limerick.

 

Jones, Robert Arthur.  Captain, Royal Field Artillery, 28th Brigade, 122nd Battery. Died, 26  August 1914. Age 32. Born Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: La Feute-sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Brother from Devon.

 

Jones-Nowlan, Thomas Chamney.  Second-Lieutenant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 3rd Battalion (attached 1st Battalion). Died of wounds, 27 May 1917. Age 26. Born Newbury Stud, Kilcullen. Son of Thomas and Eileen Jones-Nowlan, 16 Clarinda Park East, Kingstown. Grave or Memorial Reference: IV. M. 19, Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France.

 

Judge, Michael. Service No. 23856.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 9 September 1916. Born Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face, 16 C, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Celbridge.

 

Judge, Thomas. Service No. 14093.  Private, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, D Company. Killed in action, Belgium, 10 November 1917. Born Nurney. Son of Patrick and Mary Judge, Newtown. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 143 to 144, Tyne Cot Memorial. Supplementary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co. Formerly no. 11061 Connaught Rangers.

 

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Kane, Peter. Service No. 2819.  Lance-Corporal, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 9 April 1916. Age 28. Born Kildoon. Son of John and Jane Kane, Kildoon, Nurney. Grave or Memorial Reference: V. A. 12A, Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin. Decoration: 1914 Star.

 

Kane, Peter. Service No. 25686.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 9th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 9 September 1916. Age 24. Born Mylerstown, Naas. Son of Patrick and Eliza Kane, Mylerstown Cross, Robertstown, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: K. 3, Longueval Road Cemetery, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Mylerstown.

 

Kavanagh, John. Service No. 1233.  Private, Connaught Rangers, 6th Battalion. Died of wounds, Dublin, 29 October 1919. Age 36. Born Eadestown, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: RC 683, Grangegorman Military Cemetery. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Dublin.

 

Kavanagh, John. Service No. 7223.  Sergeant, Princess Victoria’s (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 26 August 1916. Age 41. Born Kilcullen, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Bridget Kavanagh, Kilcullen; husband of Margaret Kavanagh, Courtown Road, Kilcock. Grave or Memorial Reference: D. 11, Valley Cottages Cemetery Memorial, Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Kilcock, Co. Kildare.

 

Kavanagh, Michael. Service No. 9827.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915. Age 24. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Son of Michael and Mary Kavanagh, New Row, Naas. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 190 to 196, Helles Memorial, Turkey. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Corban’s Lane, Naas.

 

Kavanagh, Patrick. Service No. 16678.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 9th Battalion. Died of wounds, England, 21 July 1916. Age 24. Born Naas or Maynooth. Son of Annie Kavanagh, Turner Cottages, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. H. I. Philosophle, British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Dublin.

 

Kays, James. Service No. 276315.  Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery, 10th Siege Battery. Died, France, 26 December 1917. Born Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. C. 21, Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Ballymore Eustace.

 

Kearney, John. Service No. 11137.  Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 2nd Battalion, C Company. Killed in action, France, 3 September 1916. Age 24. Born Kilcullen, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Mary Kearney, Kilcullen. Grave or Memorial Reference: 3 A, Pier and Face, Thiepval Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Curragh; residence Kilcullen.

 

Keating, Joseph. Service No. 6505. Lance Corporal, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Killed in action 5 December 1917. Born Usk, Co. Kildare. Son of Garrett and Margaret Keating, Usk, Co. Kildare. Supplementary information: Enlisted Curragh; residence Usk. Postal address, Usk, Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow; living Brewel East, Usk, Co. Kildare.

 

Keefe, Christopher. Service No. 16824.  Lance-Sergeant, South Lancashire Regiment, 7thBattalion. Killed in action, France, 14 November 1916. Age 27. Born Athy. Husband of Alice Keefe, 10 Sydney Street, Platt Bridge, Wigan. Grave or Memorial Reference: B. 29, Grandcourt Road Cemetery, Grandcourt, France.

 

Keegan, Michael John. Service No. 3857.  Private, Connaught Rangers. Died of pneumonia, Monasterevan, 1 October 1918. Born Co. Kildare. Age 29. (Likely to have died from the flu epidemic, while home on leave.) Grave or Memorial Reference: Monasterevan Cemetery.

 

Keenan, Martin. Service No. 6766.  Private, Princess Victoria’s (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 12 October 1916. Born Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: 10 to 13, Pier and Face, Thiepval Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Abbeyleix, Queens Co.

 

Kelly, Christopher. Service No. 9736.  Lance-Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 12 March 1917. Age 28. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of Patrick Kelly, Courttown, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: IV. C. 10, Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Athy.

 

Kelly, David. Service No. S/1745.  Sergeant, Gordon Highlanders, 8th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 25 September 1915. Born Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 115 to 119, Loos Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Aberdeen, Scotland.

 

Kelly, Denis. Service No. 4653.  Private, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 2nd Battalion, D Company. Died of wounds, France, 30 September 1918. Age 20. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Mary Kelly, 4 Chapel Lane, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: III. C. 42, Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Athy. Denis, Owen and John Kelly were brothers. and John Kelly were brothers.

 

Kelly, Frank. Service No. 25685.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 23 October 1916. Age 38. Born Milemill, Kilcullen, Co. Kildare. Son of the late John and Mary Kelly, Kilcullen; husband of Bridget Kelly, Milemill. Grave or Memorial Reference: 8. F. 21, London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Milemill.

 

Kelly, Gilbert Grace ‘Bertie.’  Service No. 10/2986. Private, Wellington Regiment, 1st Battalion, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Killed in action, France, 26 September  1916. Age 25. Born The Abbey, Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of Gilbert Kelly, Clerk of the Crown and Peace, Queens County, and Rachel Kelly, ‘Lennox Lea,’ Charlton Drive, Sale, Manchester. Grave or Memorial Reference: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Somme, France.

 

Kelly, John. Service No. 3636.  Private, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 4th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 23 May 1915. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Mary Kelly, 4  Chapel Lane, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: R. C.  844, Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire. Supplememtary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co. John, Owen and Denis Kelly were brothers.

 

Kelly, Joseph.  Service No. 10167. Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 2 October 1915. Age 20. Born Monasterevan, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Mary Kelly, Mary’s Lane, Monasterevan. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. A. 6, St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co.; residence Monasterevan.

 

Kelly, Lawrence ‘Larry.’ Service No. 10167.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915. Age 23. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of James and Kate Lawlor, Chapel Hill, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: B. 10, V Beach Cemetery, Turkey.

 

Kelly, Owen. Service No. 3626.  Private, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 1 August 1915. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Mary Kelly, 4 Chapel Lane, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. A. 8, Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenieu, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co. Owen, Denis and John Kelly were brothers.

 

Kelly, Patrick. Service No. 8269.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Died of wounds in Limburg POW Camp, 4 September 1915. Born Naas. Grave or Memorial Reference: III. J. 16, Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Captured at St. Julien, April 1915.

 

Kelly, Thomas. Service No. 3619. Private, Princess Victoria’s (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 8th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 26 April 1916. Age 49. Born Dundalk, Co. Louth. Son of Thomas McDonagh Kelly and Mary Gavin Kelly, Monasterevan; husband of Agnes McDonagh Kelly, James’s Street, Newbridge. Grave or Memorial Reference: III. H. 30, Bethune Town Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim.

 

Kelly, Thomas. Service No. 4084.  Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 28 September 1915. Born Castledermot, Co. Kildare. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly, Woodlands, Castledermot. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 9 and 10, Loos Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Castledermot.

 

Kelly, Thomas. Service No. 9188.  Sergeant, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion. Died of wounds, Mesopotamia, 23 January 1916. Born Leixlip, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 40 and 64, Basra Memorial, Iraq. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Leixlip. Decoration, DCM.

 

Kelly, Thomas. Service No. 10116.  Private, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 18 August 1916. Age 23. Born Monasterevan, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face, 16C, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co.

 

Kelly, William. Service No. 2903.  Private, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 22 September 1914. Born Leixlip, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Ballagh, Co. Wexford.

 

Kemish, Charles S.  Lieutenant and Quarter Master, Royal Army Service Corps, Advanced Horse Transport. Killed, 14 July 1915. Age 45. Born Newbridge. Son-in-law of Mrs. E. A. Mills, 22 Bar End, Winchester. Grave or Memorial Reference: A. 45, Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey. Supplementary information: C. Kemish 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. Medals: Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Medaille Militaire (France).

 

Kennedy, Dominick. Service No. 18419.  Private, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 30 September 1918. Born Allenwood, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: D. 5, Cantaing British Cemetery, Nord, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Robertstown, Co. Kildare. Formerly no. 27737 Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

 

Kennedy, Herbert Colles. Service No. 269041.  Gunner, (Cadet Officers Training Corps, Dublin) Royal Field Artillery, 213 Reserve Brigade. Died of sceptic pneumonia, Military Hospital, Brighton, 15 October 1918. Age 18. Born Naas. Son of Very Rev. H. B. Kennedy, Corrig Castle, Kingstown, Co. Dublin. Grave or Memorial Reference: SW. O. 61, Deansgrange Cemetery, Dublin. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin.

 

Kennedy, Michael. Service No. 12362.  Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 12 April 1918. Born Allenwood, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. D. 12, Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Middlesborough, Yorkshire; residence Allenwood.

 

Kennedy, Ronald B. C.  Lieutenant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 6th (Service) Battalion. Died in Dublin of illness contracted at Gallipoli, 10 August  1917. Age 21. Born Westown, Straffan, Co. Kildare. Eldest son of Mr. And Mrs. De Vere Kennedy, Weston, Straffan. Grave or Memorial Reference: Family Plot in northeast part Stradbally Church of Ireland Churchyard, Co. Waterford. Supplementary information: Decoration, 1914 Star.

 

Kennedy, Simon. Service No. 9979.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 30 April 1915. Age 27. Born Maynooth. Son of Patrick and Anne Kennedy, Oldtown, Dublin. Grave or Memorial Reference: Special Memorial, V Beach Cemetery, Turkey. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin.

 

Kenny, Daniel. Service No. 45957. Corporal, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 55th Company. Killed in action, France, 11 April 1918. Born, Rathangan. Grave or Memorial Reference: Proyart Communal Cemetery Extension Memorial 3, Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France.  Supplementary information: Enlisted in Southampton in 1915. Formerly no. 3018 Hants. Regiment.

 

Kenny, Edward. Service No. S/5932.  Private, Princess Louise’s (Argyll and Sutherland) Highlanders, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, Somme, France,  27 August 1916. Age 24. Born Kildare Town. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15A and 16C, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Coatbridge, Lanark; residence Castlecary, Stirling.

 

Keogh, Joseph. Service No. 15055.  Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 21 March 1918. Age 22. Born Crookstown, Co. Kildare. Son of Daniel and Elizabeth Keogh, Crannyscourt, Brannockstown, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference:  Panel 30 and 31, Poziers Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow; residence Brannockstown. Formerly no. 25644 Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

 

Keogh, Michael. Service No. 3711.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, St. Julien, France, 26 April 1915. Age 29. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Brother of Garrett Keogh, Kill, Straffan. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 44 and 46, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Kill, Co. Kildare.

 

Keogh, Patrick. Service No. 2894.  Private, Princess Victoria’s (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 9 June 1915. Born Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. C. 13, Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dundalk, Co. Louth.

 

Keogh, Peter. Service No. 3655.  Private (Lance-Corporal), Royal Irish Regiment, 6th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 9 September 1916. Born Ballindrum, Athy, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference:  Pier and Face 3A, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Ballindrum, Co. Kildare.

 

Kiernan, Michael. Service No. 7683.  Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, Belgium, 24 May 1915. Born Caragh. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 44 and 46, Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Carlow.

 

Kilduff, Patrick. Service No. 4088,  Private, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 9 January 1915. Born Leixlip, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference:  I. A. 14, Rue-des-Berceaux Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Drogheda, Co. Louth; residence Leixlip.

 

Kilroy, Thomas. Service No. 7325,  Sergeant, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own), 12th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 23 February 1916. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare. Husband of Annie F. Kilroy, 15 Otway Street, Chatham, Kent. Grave or Memorial Reference: Lijssonthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted London; residence Chatham.

 

Kinahan, Edward. Service No. 8278, Rank Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 23 December 1915. Born Kilcullen, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: VII. A. 9, Auburs Ridge British Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

King, Patrick. Service No. T/39198. Driver, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action, France, 13 September 1917. Born Monasterevan. Grave or Memorial Reference: P. III. E. I. B, St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co.; residence Monasterevan. Formerly, no. 10147, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians). 

 

King, William. Service No. 1951.  Private, South Irish Horse. Killed in action, Loos, France, 19 June 1917. Age 20. Born Crookstown, Co. Kildare. Son of Thomas and Dorah King, of Castlefarm, Narraghmore, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: XIX. A. 23,  Loos British Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Narraghmore; residence Narraghmore.

 

Kinsella, Michael. Service No. 12131.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 6th Battalion. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 9 August, 1915. Born Castledermot, Co. Kildare. Son of Terence and Anne Kinsella, Allahoise, Castledermot. Grave or Memorial Reference:  Panel 190 to 196, Helles Memorial, Turkey. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Castledermot.

 

Kirwan, William. Service No. 7661.  Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 27 November 1917. Age 21. Born Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 2 and 3, Cambrai Memorial, Louvevral, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Tralee, Co. Kerry; residence Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

 

Knott, Joseph Alexander. Service No. A/2846.  Rifleman, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, 9th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 24 August 1916. Age 19. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Son of Sergeant J. Knott (R.A.) and Mrs. Knott, 120 St. Augustine Road, Southsea, Hants. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13A and 13B, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Wimbledon, Surrey; residence Maidstone, Kent.

 

 

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