MEMORIAL CARDS G-L

Private George Gallagher

No. 9128

2nd Battalion, Irish Guards

Son of Martin and Elizabeth Gallagher of Sandville, Glanworth, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 22 June 1917, aged 30.

Buried in Ferme-Olivier Cemetery, Belgium.

2nd Lieutenant Alfred Gates

2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment

Eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. William Gates of 'The Cottage', Kildorrery, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 3 July 1916.

Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

Awarded the Military Cross and Mentioned in Despatches.

Private William Good

No. 9570

1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born in St. Patrick's Parish, Cork and enlisted in Kinsale.

Killed in action at V Beach, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915.

Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Stoker First Class James Harris

No. 309403

HMS Dublin, Royal Navy

Son of James Harris of Cork.

Son of Daniel and Elizabeth Donovan.

Died in Italy, 9 June 1915, aged 29.

Buried in Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

Private Patrick Hassett

No. 3623

7th Battalion, Leinster Regiment

Born in Mallow, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 26 Junw 1916, aged 21.

Buried in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Loos-en-Gohelle, France.

Seaman Jeremiah Hayes

No. 2738B

HMS 'Echo', Royal Navy

Son of Patrick and Margaret Hayes, Old Head, Kinsale, Co. Cork.

Husband of Margaret Quinlan Hayes of Macroom, Co. Cork.

Killed at sea off German East Africa, 11 April 1916, aged 33.

Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Lieutenant Charles Stanley Harrington

No. ?

3rd Battalion Connaught Rangers

Son of William Barry and Rose Harrington, Leeview, Montenotte, Cork.

Died at sea, 27 May 1917, aged 20.

Commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Company Sergeant Major William Kent

No. 6425

Ist Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Born in Buttevant, Co. Cork.

Son of RIC Constable James Kent and Joanne Kent.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 24 April 1917.

Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.

His brother, Commandant Eamonn Ceannt, Irish Volunteers, was executed for his part in the 1916 Rising.

Private Francis Kerrigan

No. 4118

Ist Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born in St. Mary's Parish, Cork City.

Son of Sergeant Major Patrick Kerrigan, late of Barrackton, Cork.

Killed in action at Gallipoli, 29 June 1915, aged 42.

Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

2nd Lieutenant Florence Patrick Kiely

4th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers

Son of Jeremiah Kiely of 21 Market Street, Kinsale, Co. Cork.

Member of the National Volunteers prior to enlisting.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 24 June 1917.

Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial.

2nd Lieutenant David Logan Kyle

Royal Engineers

Resided on Rathealy Road, Fermoy, Co. Cork.

Son of William and Maggie Kyle (nee Logan) of 11 Palace Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 19 May 1915, aged 23.

Buried in Perth (China Wall) Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

Driver James Lane

No. 24073

256th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers

Son of Margaret Lane and the late Sapper Patrick Lane of 21 Lower Barrack View, Cathedral Walk, Cork.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 14 April 1918, aged 22.

Buried in Namps-au-Val British Cemetery, France.

His father, Sapper Patrick Lane, died at sea on board RMS Leinster.

Private John Long

No. 9825

1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Son of William and Mary Long of String, Glanworth, Co. Cork.

Killed in action at V Beach, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, aged 24.

Buried in V Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Remembered by his grand niece Annette Houlihan, his great grand niece

Áine Houlihan O'Shea and his great grand nephew Dr Breandán Ó hUallacháin.

PrivatePatrick Lysaght

No. 3642

2nd Battalion, Leinster Regiment

Son of John and Ellen Lysaght of Ballyclough, Mallow, Co. Cork.

Killed in action at Gallipoli, 12 August 1915, aged 21.

Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

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