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List of Ballinasloe men who died in World War One


 Damian Mac Con Uladh

This is a list of 98 men who were born or lived in Ballinasloe and who were killed fighting in the British Army during the First World War.

Each entry contains the name of the soldier and where he was born, where he enlisted, and where he resided. It also contains his rank, regiment, battalion and number. In some cases, previous regiments are provided. This information is followed by the place and date of death, and known burial or memorial location. 

This list is not definitive. Please contact ballinasloe.org if you have any additional names or information on the people listed below.

1. BRIEN, WILLIAM
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Caledon, Co. Tyrone
Lance Corporal, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 1st Battalion, 24876.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on April 11, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux, France. Grave ref: I. C. 29
Family:
Notes:

2. BROWN, Hugh
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at:
Private, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment), 5th Battalion, 198943.
Died: September 27, 1916.
Buried: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Family: Husband of Elizabeth Brown, of Upper Dunlo Hill, Ballinasloe.
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour.

3. BROWNE, JOSEPH
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Athlone; resided at: Athlone
Private, Connaught Rangers, 6th Battalion, 7145.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 20, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Croisilles Railway Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: I. C. 8
Family:
Notes:

4. BURKE, JOSEPH
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: ; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 10811.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 14, 1914, aged 23.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 42
Family: Son of William and Delia Burke, of Kilconnell, Ballinasloe
Notes:

5. BURKE, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 7th Battalion, 6933.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on September 2, 1918, aged 18.
Buried: Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave ref: V. E. 21
Family: Son of Mrs. Ellen Burke, of Haymarket St, Ballinasloe
Notes:

6. BURNETT, Corry
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at:
Lance Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles, 8th Battalion.
Died on June 7, 1917, aged 20.
Lone Tree Cemetery, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave ref: II.C.18
Family: Son of Samuel and Catherine Burnett, of Abbeydug, Kenagh, Co. Longford.
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour.

7. BURNS, THOMAS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Sergeant, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 705.
Killed in action in Gallipoli on August 22, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Grave ref: Panel 181 to 183
Family:
Notes:

8. BYRNE, MICHAEL
Born: Creagh; enlisted: Athlone; resided at:
Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 7th Battalion, 25070.Fomerly: South Irish Horse, 1213.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on March 21, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave ref: I. C. 7
Family: Son of the late William Byrne and of Bridget Byrne, of Front Gate Lodge, Mental Hospital, Ballinasloe. His brother Thomas also fell.
Notes:

9. BYRNE, THOMAS
Born: Creagh; enlisted: Athlone; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, South Irish Horse, attd. Intelligence Dept, XV Corps, 983.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on October 12, 1916, aged 20.
Buried: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: 1 A Pier and Face
Family: Son of the late William Byrne and of Bridget Byrne, of Front Gate Lodge, Mental Hospital, Ballinasloe. His brother Michael also fell.
Notes:

10. CAHALIN, FRANCIS
Born: Lismany; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Lismany
Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 7th Battalion, 25097.South Irish Horse, 1587.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on March 21, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Panels 30 and 31
Family:
Notes:

11. CAMPBELL, JAMES
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 1st Battalion, 10955.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on December 10, 1916, aged 21.
Buried: Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave ref: V. E. 6
Family: Son of Patrick and Anne Campbell, of Haymarket St
Notes:

12. CAMPBELL, THOMAS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 6th Battalion, 5682.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on March 8, 1917, aged 18.
Buried: Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, Belgium. Grave ref: M 74
Family: Son of Patrick and Anne Campbell, of Haymarket St
Notes:

13. CARR, T.
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at: Ballinasloe
Sergeant Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 86.
Died at home in Ireland on February 19, 1919, aged 37.
Buried: Creagh New Cemetery, Ballinasloe, Ireland. Grave ref: D2. 623
Family: Husband of Mary Anne Carr, of Jubilee St.
Notes:

14. CARROLL, J.
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 3rd Battalion, 6683.
Died at home in Ireland on January 18, 1919, aged .
Buried: Barrack Street Old Graveyard, Nenagh, Ireland. Grave ref: North-West part, near North wall
Family: Husband of C. Carroll, of Haymarket St.
Notes:

15. CARNEY, FRANCIS
Born: Creagh; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Lance
Corporal, Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 2nd Battalion, 3088.Connaught Rangers, 753.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on September 28, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: XV. F. 1
Family:
Notes:

16. CASEY, MARTIN (SERVED AS JOHN WARD)
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 2nd Battalion, 7754.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on October 20, 1914, aged 41.
Buried: Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 10
Family: Son of Martin and Mary Casey, of Main St.
Notes:

17. CASEY, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 8728.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on April 29, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: VIII. A. 43
Family:
Notes:

18. CASEY, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 3rd Battalion, 4247.
Died at home in Ireland on February 2, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Kinsale (Old Abbey) Graveyard, Kinsale, Ireland. Grave ref: Special Memorial near the entrance
Family:
Notes:

19. CAULEY, TIMOTHY
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, (or Corporal), Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 3818.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on June 1, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France. Grave ref: XXVII. A. 25
Family:
Notes:

20. CAULFIELD, STEPHEN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 1st Battalion, 'A' Coy, 11115.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on April 11, 1917, aged 22.
Buried: Athies Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: B. 14
Family: Son of Maria Caulfield, of Haymarket St.
Notes:

21. CAWLEY, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 8838.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 2, 1914, aged 22.
Buried: Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: V. A. 15
Family: Son of John and Anne Cawley, of Harbour St.
Notes:

22. CHAPMAN, Alfred B.
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at:
Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
Died:
Buried:
Family:
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour.

23. COFFEY, THOMAS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, 25096.
Formerly: South Irish Horse, 935.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on December 12, 1917, aged 20.
Buried: Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Grave ref: I. C. 19
Family: Son of Patrick and Kate Coffey, of Mackney
Notes:

24. CONNELL, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 'D' Coy, 4475.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 8, 1914, aged 19.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 42
Family: Son of John and Mary Connell, of Rigney's Row
Notes:

25. CONNELL, STEPHEN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Galway; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 477.
Died in Salonika on October 27, 1915, aged 27.
Buried: Salonika (Lembret Road) Military Cemetery, Salonika, Greece. Grave ref: 1590
Family: Son of John and Mary Connell, of Haymarket St.
Notes:

26. CONNOLLY, LEO M.
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 6th Battalion, 3580.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on July 29, 1916, aged 30.
Buried: Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: V. G. 52
Family: Son of Patrick and Maria Connolly, Ballinasloe
Notes:

27. CONNOR, PETER
Born: Ochilbeg; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 4/6105.
Died in Salonika on March 31, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Addolorata Cemetery, Paola, Malta. Grave ref: E. EA. A. 700
Family:
Notes:

28. CRADDOCK, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 7th Battalion, 43139.Connaught Rangers, 5239.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on September 7, 1916, aged 39.
Buried: La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, France. Grave ref: II. C. 36
Family: Son of Michael and Catherine Craddock, of Derrymullen
Notes:

29. CUMMINS, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Oranmore; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 3558.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on October 10, 1918, aged 30.
Buried: Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay, France. Grave ref: I. F. 19
Family: Son of Michael and Mary Cummins; husband of Maria Cummins
Notes:

30. DAVIDSON, JAMES JOHN
Born: Creagh; enlisted: Dublin; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 7th Battalion, 15877.
Killed in action in Gallipoli on August 16, 1915, aged 19.
Buried: Anmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey. Grave ref: Special Memorial 37
Family: Son of Hutchinson and Nellie Davidson, of Ballinasloe
Notes:

31. DEMPSEY, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Labour Corps, 807th Area Employment Coy, 362369.
Formerly: Connaught Rangers, 10534.
Died in Egypt on August 26, 1918, aged 23.
Buried: War Memorial Cemetery, Cairo, Egypt. Grave ref: M. 175
Family: Son of Mrs. Kate Dempsey, of Brackernagh
Notes:

32. DOLAN, JOHN
Born: Moore; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 5632.
Died in Mesopotamia on August 15, 1916, aged 22.
Buried: Basra War Cemetery, Basra, Iraq. Grave ref: V. P. 10
Family: Son of Michael and Mary Dolan, of Ardnalug, Ballinasloe
Notes:

33. DOLAN, MICHAEL
Born: Creagh; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Assistant Lance Corporal, Corps of Military Police, 3rd Div. Military Mounted Police, P/5623.
Formerly: Connaught Rangers, 6285.
Died in Egypt on October 31, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Ramleh War Cemetery, Ramla, Israel. Grave ref: BB. 24
Family:
Notes:

34. DONELAN, JOHN ARTHUR
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Athlone; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 7th Battalion, 23570.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on August 24, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Bois-Carre Military Cemetery, Haisnes, France. Grave ref: Sp. Mem. 18
Family:
Notes:

35. DONELAN, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers, 6th Battalion, 'D' Coy, 16786.
Formerly: Connaught Rangers, 821.
Killed in action in Gallipoli on August 15, 1915, aged 28.
Buried: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Grave ref: Panel 178 to 180
Family: Son of James and Kate Donelan, of Woods Avenue, Main St.
Notes:

36. DONELAN, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 4529.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on October 23, 1914, aged ?.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 42
Family: Son of Michael and Mary Donelan, of Main St.
Notes:

38. DONELAN, T.
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, The King's (Liverpool Regiment), 92751.
Died at home in Ireland on December 8, 1919, aged ?.
Buried: Creagh New Cemetery, Ballinasloe, Ireland. Grave ref: D. 7
Family: Son of Mrs. K. Donelan, of Main St.
Notes:

39. DWYER, MICHAEL
Born: Cappa; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Cappa, Aughrim
Private, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 3/5329.
Died in Egypt on June 7, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Commonwealth War Cemetery, Damascus, Syria. Grave ref: A. 65
Family:
Notes:

40. FAHEY, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Cork; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 7155.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on September 21, 1914, aged ?.
Buried: Vailly British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Grave ref: III. A. 49
Family: TEXT
Notes:

41. FAIR, DAVID HEDLEY
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Galway; resided at: Trooper, 1st Life Guards, 2025.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on October 30, 1914, aged ?.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 3
Family:
Notes:  Awarded the Victory Medal (sold on ebay (6560727522) for ₤46)

42. FARRELL, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Boyle; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 1000.
Killed in action in Gallipoli on August 28, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Grave ref: Panel 181 to 183
Family:
Notes:

43. FINNERTY, MICHAEL
Born: Moore; enlisted: Dublin; resided at: Ballinasloe
Sergeant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, 27070.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on May 27, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, Belgium. Grave ref: N. 68
Family:
Notes:

44. FINNERTY, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 10031.
Formerly: Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion
Killed in action in Salonika on December 7, 1915, aged 21.
Buried: Doiran Memorial, Doiran, Greece. Grave ref:
Family: Son of Patrick Finnerty, of Harbour St.
Notes:

45. FINNERTY, PATRICK STEPHEN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Liverpool; resided at: Wavertree, Liverpool
Private, The King's (Liverpool Regiment), 8th Battalion, 307599.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on June 7, 1918, aged 41.
Buried: Couin New British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: F. 58
Family: Son of Redmond and Rose Finnerty, of Doone, Ahascragh
Notes:

46. GAUCKWIN, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: St. Helens, Lancashire; resided at: St. Helens, Lancashire
Private (or Lance Corporal), South Lancashire Regiment, 2nd/4th Battalion, 17024.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on August 29, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France. Grave ref: VIII. N. 42
Family:
Notes:

47. GIBSON, THOMAS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: St. Helens, Lancashire; resided at:
Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion, 16384.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on August 12, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: V. C. 4
Family:
Notes:

48. GLYNN, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Darwen, Lancashire; resided at:
Private, East Lancashire Regiment, 7th Battalion, 14708.
Died in France &. Flanders on December 12, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave ref: IV. P. 1
Family:
Notes:

49. GOLDRICK, PATRICK
Born: Tuam; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 5790.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on November 9, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Le Cateau Military Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave ref: V. H. 15
Family: Son of Mr. T. Goldrick, of Cappercha, Kilconnell
Notes:

50. GRADY, WILLIAM
Born: Kiltormer; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 10936.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on November 19, 1914, aged 23.
Buried: St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France. Grave ref: A. 1. 10
Family: Son of Patrick and Bridget Grady, of Ballydaragh, Kiltormer
Notes:

51. GREY, WILLIAM
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Dublin; resided at: Wicklow
Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, 16166.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on April 9, 1918, aged 21.
Buried: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 140 to 141
Family: Son of Emily and the late Thomas Grey, of Colley St., Wicklow
Notes:

52. GRIFFIN, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Oranmore; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 3866.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 7, 1914, aged 30.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 42
Family: Son of Thomas and Maria Griffin, of Ballinasloe; husband of Ellen Griffin, of Hay Market St.
Notes:

53. HARRISON, JOSEPH
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 8th Battalion, 16811.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on September 26, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Grave ref: I. C. 21
Family: Son of James and Mary Harrison, of Ballinasloe
Notes:

54. HEALY, JOHN
Born: Creagh; enlisted: Oranmore; resided at: Creagh
Lance Corporal, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 2919.
Died in Mesopotamia on June 2, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Amara War Cemetery, Amara, Iraq. Grave ref: VII. E. 12
Family:
Notes:

55. HIGGINS, MARTIN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Clydebank; resided at: Belfast
Lance Sergeant, 474.
Killed in action in Gallipoli on August 11, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: , . Grave ref:
Family:
Notes: Not listed on Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

56. HILLARY, FRANCIS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 8790.
Died of wounds in Mesopotamia on February 1, 1916, aged 18.
Buried: Amara War Cemetery, Amara, Iraq. Grave ref: VII. H. 4
Family: Son of John and Mary Anne Hillary, of Haymarket St.
Notes:

57. HILLERY, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion, 8009.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on October 10, 1918, aged 30.
Buried: Roisel Communcal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Grave ref: I. A. 5
Family: Son of John and Mary Anne Hillary, of Haymarket St., husband of Mary Hillery, of Brackernagh
Notes:

58. HOWARD, WILLIAM
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Galway; resided at:
Driver Royal Field Artillery, 14th Battery, 75297.
Died of wounds in Mesopotamia on April 8, 1916, aged 24.
Buried: Basra Memorial, Basra, Iraq. Grave ref: Panel 3 and 60
Family: Son of Mary and the late Michael Howard, Water Lane, Galway
Notes:

59. KARNEY, David Noel
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at:
Captain, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 11th Battalion, "C" Coy.  Attd. 2nd Battalion.
Died: March 21, 1918, aged 31.
Buried: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Panels 79 and 80.
Family: Son of Joseph Braham Karney and Ellen Anne Karney, of 100, Leinster Rd., Rathmines, Dublin.
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour.

60. KEEGAN, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Athlone; resided at:
Corporal, Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 1st Battalion, 6994.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on April 24, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: VIII. A. 20
Family:
Notes:

61. KEELEY, MARTIN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 6652.
Died in India on August 17, 1914, aged ?.
Buried: 1914-1918 War Memorial, Karachi, Pakistan. Grave ref:
Family:
Notes:

62. KEIGHREY, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Oranmore; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 3087.
Killed in action in Mesopotamia on January 21, 1916, aged 23.
Buried: Basra Memorial, Basra, Iraq. Grave ref: Panel 40 and 64
Family: Son of Patrick and Bridget Keighrey, of Boulgers Lane
Notes:

63. KEIGHREY, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 3rd Battalion, 32015.
Died at home in Ireland on November 12, 1918, aged 20.
Buried: Creagh New Cemetery, Ballinasloe, Ireland. Grave ref: D2. 622
Family: Son of Peter Keighrey, of Brackernagh
Notes:

64. KELLY, MARTIN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 4312.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on October 23, 1914, aged 24.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 42
Family: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kelly, of Harbour St.
Notes:

65. KELLY, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 4305.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on November 3, 1914, aged ?.
Buried: Poperinghe Old MilitaryCemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave ref: I. L. 45
Family:
Notes:

66. KELLY, PETER
Born: Caltra; enlisted: Mullingar; resided at: Ballinasloe
Sergeant, East Lancashire Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 9304.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on August 17, 1917, aged 29.
Buried: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 77 to 79 and 163A
Family: Son of Hugh and Julia Kelly (nee Quinn), of Kinclare, Caltra, Ballinasloe
Notes:

67. KELLY, THOMAS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Oranmore; resided at:
Sergeant Connaught Rangers, 3rd Battalion, 3096.
Died at home in Ireland on December 25, 1914, aged 37.
Buried: Creagh New Cemetery, Ballinasloe, Ireland. Grave ref: D. 20
Family: Lived at Brackernagh. TEXT
Notes:

68. KENNY, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 3894.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 2, 1914, aged ?.
Buried: Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, Belgium. Grave ref: LII. F. 1
Family:
Notes:

69. LEE, FRANCIS M.
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Longford; resided at: Longford
Sapper, Royal Engineers, 95th Field Coy, 95960.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on December 3, 1916, aged 21.
Buried: Serrse Road Cemetery No. 1, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: Sp. Mem. 10
Family: Son of James and Sarah Anne Lee, of 13, Wards Terrace, Longford
Notes:

70. LOUGHLIN, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: St. Helens, Lancashire; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Royal Defence Corps, 73257.Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 13342.
Died at sea in on October 10, 1918, aged 46.
Buried: Hollybrook Memorial, Southhampton, England. Grave ref:
Family: Son of Mrs. Anne Loughlin, of Ganaveen, Lawrencetown
Notes:

71. MACKEN, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Greenock, Renfrew; resided at:
Private, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion, 5558.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on May 18, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: Panel 4
Family:
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72. MADDEN, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 3586.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on October 22, 1914, aged 29.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 42
Family: Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Keighrey, of Brackernagh
Notes:

73. MAHER, MICHAEL JOHN
Born: Ballymacward; enlisted: Holborn, Middlesex; resided at: Ballinasloe
Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, 7th Battalion, 8830.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on August 8, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 40
Family:
Notes:

74. McCARTHY, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Oranmore; resided at:
Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery, 17th Siege Battery, 6461.
Died of wounds in Egypt on December 16, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Grave ref: Addenda Panel
Family:
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75. McCORMICK, THOMAS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Dublin; resided at:
Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 9th Battalion, 13542.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on July 1, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Pier and Face 4 D and 5 B
Family: Son of the late Thomas and Margaret McCormick, of Ballinasloe; husband of Mary Elizabeth McCormick, of 2, Anglesea Avenue, Blackrock, Dublin
Notes:

76. McDONAGH, JAMES
Born: Ballygill; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion, 7115.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on September 18, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France. Grave ref: B. 22. 64
Family:
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77. McDONNELL, JOHN
Born: ; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Sapper, Corps of Royal Engineers, Inland Water Transport, 201091.
Died in England on December 6, 1916, aged 59.
Buried: Minster (Thanet) Cemetery, Kent, England. Grave ref: R.C. 249
Family: Husband of Mary Anne McDonnell, of Jubilee St.
Notes:

78. McGAULEY, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Limerick; resided at:
Private, Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 4478.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on September 4, 1918, aged 20.
Buried: Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 10
Family: Son of Mrs. Bridget McGauley, of 10, Great Snip St., Dublin
Notes:

79. McGRATH, THOMAS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Newcastle-on-Tyne; resided at:
Private, Northumberland Fusiliers, 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion, 24/247.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on July 1, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B
Family:
Notes:

80. McGUIRE, GEORGE
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Cork; resided at: Assistant
Sergeant, Royal Irish Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, 9334.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on March 21, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Panel 76 and 77
Family:
Notes:

81. MITCHELL, CHRISTOPHER
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: ; resided at:
Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 10th Battalion, 25355.
Died at home in Dublin, Ireland on March 27, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland. Grave ref: RC. 468
Family: Son of Mrs. E. Mitchell, of 76, Aughrim St., Dublin
Notes:

82. MOLLOY, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 7277.
Died of wounds in France & Flanders on September 4, 1914, aged ?.
Buried: Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave ref: A. 16
Family: TEXT
Notes:

83. MOLLOY, THOMAS LEWIS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Athlone; resided at:
Sergeant (cook), Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 2nd Battalion, 8877.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on August 20, 1915, aged 27.
Buried: Ramparts Cemetery, Lille Gate, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: H. 5
Family: Son of Thomas and Mary Molloy, of Market Hill, Ballinasloe
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84. MURPHY, PATRICK
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, 2494.
Formerly: Connaught Rangers, 3634.
Killed in action in Gallipoli on June 19, 1915, aged ?.
Buried: Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Krithia, Turkey. Grave ref: XI. D. 4
Family:
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85. NOONE, PATRICK
Born: Fynagh, Co. Leitrim; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Glentane, Ballinasloe
Private, Durham Light Infantry, 10th Battalion, 3/12172.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on August 12, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C
Family: Husband of Delia Noone, of Malin, Co. Donegal
Notes:

86. NUGENT, THOMAS
Born: Aughrim; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 8598.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 6, 1914, aged 29.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 42
Family: Son of John and Mary Nugent, of Kilmalan, Aughrim, Ballinasloe
Notes:

87. O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 2nd Battalion, 4543.South Irish Horse, 2567.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 30, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Hargicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Grave ref: I. H. 5
Family: Son of Mrs. K. O'Connor, of Brackernagh
Notes:

88. O'MALLEY, PATRICK
Born:; enlisted:; resided at:
Lance Serjeant, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion, 9174.
Died on December 5, 1917, aged 21.
Buried: Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France. Grave ref: Panel 2 and 3
Family: Son of Martin and Bridget O'Malley, of River St., Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Notes:

89. O'NEILL, L. J. F.
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: ; resided at:
Sergeant Canadian Railway Troops, 279872.
Died 4/30, 1917, aged 54.
Buried: Kirkdale Cemetery, Liverpool, England. Grave ref: II. R.C. 224
Family: Son of Larry and Mary O'Neill; husband of Mary Ann O'Neill, of 465, 12th St., N.W., Calgary, Alberta.
Notes:

90. O'SULLIVAN, WILLIAM HENRY
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Glasgow; resided at: Bantry, Co. Cork
Lance Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, 29889.
Killed in action in France & Fland on November 20, 1917, aged 22.
Buried: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: Bay 9
Family: Son of Michael and Hannah Sullivan, of Snave House, Bantry
Notes:

91. PEPPER, F
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at:
Irish Guards.
Died: .
Buried: .
Family: .
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour.

85. RAFFERTY, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: St. Helens, Lancashire; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 2nd/6th Battalion., 29584.South Lancashire Regiment, 40517.
Died of wounds in France & Fland on April 12, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 2 and 3
Family:
Notes:

92. REGAN, ROBERT
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Lance Corporal, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 8th Battalion, 43099.Connaught Rangers, 5231.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on May 28, 1917, aged 17.
Buried: Loker Churchyard, Heuvelland, Belgium. Grave ref: I. C. 13
Family: Son of Thomas and Ellen Regan, of Haymarket St.
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93. REILLY, THOMAS
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Corporal, Connaught Rangers, 6th Battalion, 4204.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on March 7, 1917, aged 22.
Buried: Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, Belgium. Grave ref: M. 72
Family: Son of Thomas Reilly, of Haymarket St.
Notes:

94. RILEY, JAMES
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Nottingham; resided at: Shelford, Notts.
Private, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.), 10th Battalion., 26534.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on April 23, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: Bay 7
Family:
Notes:

95. ROGERSON, PATRICK
Born: Tisara, Co Roscommon; enlisted: ; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Leinster Regiment, 7th Battalion, 3218.
Died in France & Flanders on August 2, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 44
Family: Son of Pat and Bridget Rogerson, of Newbridge, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Notes:

96. RYAN, JOHN
Born: Loughrea; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 4239.
Killed in action in Mesopotamia on January 17, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Amara War Cemetery, Amara, Iraq. Grave ref: XXVII. F. 5
Family:
Notes:

97. SAVAGE, George
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at:
Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
Died: .
Buried: .
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour.

98. SHAUGHNESSEY, MICHAEL
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at:
Lance Corporal, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 1st Battalion, 10823.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on October 12, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Pier and Face 15 A
Family:
Notes:

99. SMALL, JOHN
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Rochdale, Lancs.
Private, Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion, 6994.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 8, 1914, aged 32.
Buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Grave ref: Panel 42
Family: Son of Patrick Joseph and Ann Small, of Main St., Ballinasloe; husband of Norah Clinton (
Formerly Small), of 5, Phoenix Square, Rochdale.
Notes:

100. STAUNTON, JOSEPH
Born: Dundrum, Dublin; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, 40446.
Formerly: Connaught Rangers, 6140.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on March 28, 1918, aged 40.
Buried: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Panel 79 and 80
Family: Husband of Mary Staunton, of Harbour Cottages.
Notes:

101. WARD, BERNARD
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Oranmore; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion, 3108.
Died of wounds in Mesopotamia on January 27, 1916, aged ?.
Buried: Basra War Cemetery, Basra, Iraq. Grave ref: VI. F. 3
Family:
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102. WARD, CHARLES
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Galway; resided at: Mountbellew
Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 2nd Garrison Battalion, 2457.
Formerly: Connaught Rangers, 588.
Died in Home on November 21, 1917, aged 33.
Buried: Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland. Grave ref: RC. 540
Family: Son of Mrs. Jane Ward, of Harbour St.
Notes:

103. WARD, LAURENCE
Born: Tuam; enlisted: Ballinasloe; resided at: Ballinasloe
Private, Connaught Rangers, 6th Battalion, 4191.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on November 20, 1917, aged ?.
Buried: Croisilles Railway Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref: I. C. 9
Family:
Notes:

104. WILLSON, Frederick James
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at:
Lieutenant, Indian Army Reserve of Officers. Secondary Regiment: 1st King George's Own Sappers and Miners, 3rd Coy.
Died: January 10, 1917, aged 27.
Buried: Amara War Cemetery, Iraq
Family: Eldest son of James Willson, M.A., Indian Educational Service, and Alice F. Willson, of Mill House, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, B.A. Cantab., A.M.I.C.E. Public Works Dept., India State Railways Branch.
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour.

105. WILLSON, William Alick Parkinson
Born: ; enlisted: ; resided at:
Lieutenant, Royal Irish Rifles, 12th Battalion, attatched 22nd Entrenching Battalion.
Died of wounds on April 1, 1918, aged 24.
Moreuil Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, Somme, France. Grave ref: Y.5
Family: Youngest son of James Willson, M.C., Indian Educational Service (retired) and Alice Willson of The Mill House, Ballinasloe.
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour. Mentioned in Despatches, 1918.

106. YARNELL, VICTOR F. H.
Born: Ballinasloe; enlisted: Dublin; resided at: Crumlin, Dublin
Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 7th Battalion, 25907.
Formerly: South Irish Horse, 933.
Killed in action in France & Flanders on March 27, 1918, aged ?.
Buried: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Grave ref: Panel 30 and 31
Family:
Denomination: Church of Ireland.
Notes: Listed on St John's Church Roll of Honour.

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