MEMORIAL CARDS G-L
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.
Company Sergeant Major William Kent
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.
Driver James Lane
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
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.