Local Men in World War I

Compiled by Michael McGoona

Bohan, William

Born in Kentstown.

Reg. No. W/925; Rank – private; Cheshire Regiment , 13th Battalion.

Died of wounds in France 19th January 1918.

Carey, Edward

Born in Rathkenny.

Reg. No. 3490; Rank – Lance Corporal Irish Guards 1st Battalion.

Killed in Action France May 18th 1915.

Carrolan, Laurence

Born in Slane

Reg. No. 9975; Rank – Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion

Killed in Action France 27th September 1914.

Born in Slane

Reg. No. 2066; Rank – Sergeant Royal Irish Regiment 7th Battalion.

Killed in action in France 19th September 1918; decoration – Military medal.

Farrell, Francis

Born in Slane, son of James and Christine Farrell.

Reg. No.25262; Rank – Company Sergeant Major Royal Irish Regiment 7th Battalion

Killed in action in France 21st March 1918; commemorated Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

Flood, Michael 

Born in Slane.

Reg. No. 4564; Rank – Corporal Royal Irish Rifles 7th Battalion.

Killed in action in France 16th August 1917.

Flood, Patrick

Born in Slane.

Reg. No. 359658; Rank – Sapper Royal Engineers ( formerly Royal Irish Rifles).

Died of Wounds in France 6th April 1918.

Ledwidge, Francis 

Born in Slane, son of Patrick and Anne Ledwidge.

Reg. No. 16138; Rank – Lance Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Battalion.

Killed in action France July 31st 1917. Interred Artillery Wood Cemetery Belgium 11. B.5

Lynch, Charles 

Born in Slane.

Reg. No. 6707; Rank – Corporal Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2nd Battalion.

Killed in action France November 20th 1914.

McConnon, James 

Born in Slane.

Reg. No. 65553; Rank – Gunner Royal Field Artillery.

Died in Mesopotamia September 3rd 1916.

McConnon, William 

Born in Slane.

Reg. No. 303920; Rank – Private The Lancashire Fusiliers 2/5 Battalion.

Killed in action in France July 31st 1917.

Murphy, Michael 

Born in Slane.

Reg. No. 8466; Rank – Private Irish Guards 1st Battalion.

Killed in Action in France 15th September 1916.

Nulty, Edmond 

Born in Slane.

Reg. No 25739; Rank – Private Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Battalion.

Killed in action in France 11th November 1915.

Osborne, Marcus Stuart 

Born in Balrath;

Reg. No. ; Rank – Lieutenant; 8th Royal Irish Hussars And Machine Gun Corps.

Killed in action 24th April 1918.

Sheerin, Joseph 

Born in Yellow Furze.

Reg. No. 20131; Rank – Private Royal Irish Fusiliers 8th Battalion.

Killed in action in France 7th July 1916.

Southwell, Thomas 

Born in Barristown, Slane.

Reg. No. 26027 Rank – Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Battalion.

Died of wounds at home 18th April 1916.

Vaughey, John

Born in Slane.

Reg. No. 5143; Rank – Private; Leinster Regiment.

Killed in Action 27th March 1918; commemorated Pozieres Memorial, France

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