MEMORIAL CARDS M-Q

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Drummer Matthew Morrissey

No. 7794

2nd Battalion, Leinster Regiment

Born and enlisted in Fermoy, Co. Cork.

Son of Matthew and Mary Morrissey of 8 Albert Place, Fermoy.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 5 April 1916, aged 28.

Buried in Ration Farm (La Plus Douve) Annexe, Belgium.

His brothers William and Richard also died on the Western Front.

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Private James McCarthy

No. 6387

1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Also served with the 1st Battalion in Gallipoli

Resided at 13 Grattan Street, Cork City.

Son of Jerome and Ellen McCarthy.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 7 June 1917, aged 21.

Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

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Private Jeremiah McCarthy

No. 6819

6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers

Born in Bantry and enlisted in Bandon, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 6 June 1917.

Buried in Irish House Cemetery, Belgium.

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Private Patrick McCarthy

No. 5644

2nd Battalion, Leinster Regiment

Born and resided in Drimoleague, Co. Cork.

Enlisted in Mallow, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 16 June 1917.

Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium.

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Sapper Patrick J. McCarthy

Royal Engineers

Resided in Ballineen, Co. Cork.

Died of wounds, 18 May 1915.

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Pioneer Denis McSweeney

No. 197014

1st Special Company, Royal Engineers

Born in Dunmanway, Co. Cork.

Son of Daniel and Margaret McSweeney of Dunmanway

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 27 June 1918, aged 19.

Buried in Crouy British Cemetery, Fr

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Private John Moloney

No. 3704

9th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born in Barryroe, Timoleague, Co. Cork.

Son of Jeremiah and Mary Moloney, Barry Cove, Lislevane, Timoleague, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 22 May 1916, aged 17.

Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.

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Private Daniel Joseph Moynihan

No. 279575

49th Battalion, Alberta Regiment, Canadian Infantry

Born in Bantry, Co. Cork.

Third son of Patrick Moynihan, Drombeg Cottage, Bantry.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 18th April 1917.

Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.

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Private Charles Murphy

No. 4517

8th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born and resided in Ballinacurra, Midleton, Co. Cork.

Son of Timothy and Mary E. Murphy.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 30 June 1916, aged 19.

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

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Private Jeremiah Murphy

No. 3175

6th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment

Born and resided in Cork.

Killed in action in Mesopotamia, 19 April 1916.

Commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.

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Corporal Patrick Murray

No. 10124

2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Son of Jeremiah Murray.

Resided at Conway's Lane, Blarney Street, Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 25 June 1916, aged 21.

Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.

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Private James Nagle

No. 9940

1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born and resided in Fermoy, Co. Cork.

Killed in action at Gallipoli, 4 July 1915.

Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

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Lance Corporal John O'Brien

No. 1928

2nd Battalion, The Welsh Regiment

Born in Cork and resided in Wales.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 26 May 1915.

Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France.

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Captain Thomas Kevin O'Brien

No. ?

6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers

Eldest son of Dr. Thomas O'Brien, Ard-na-Greine, Mitchelstown.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 31 May, 1916, aged 22.

Buried in Noeux Les Mines Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

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Private Thomas O'Brien

No. 6514

1st Battalion, Leinster Regiment

Born and resided in Fermoy, Co. Cork.

Enlisted in Liverpool.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 8 June 1915, aged 30.

Buried in teh Churchyard Extension, Erquinghem-Lys, France.

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Able Seaman William O'Brien

SS 'Lismore', Mercantile Marine

Born and resided in Cork City.

Husband of Hannah O'Brien, 17 Broad Lane, Cork.

Died at sea, 12 April 1917, aged 49.

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London.

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Private Jeremiah O'Connell

No. 7671

2nd Battalion, Irish Guards

Born and resided in Charleville, Co. Cork.

Son of Mary O'Connell of Charleville.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 2 July 1916, aged 22.

Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

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Driver James O'Connor

No. 59207

112th Battery, 24th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

Born and resided in Cork City.

Son of James and Mary O'Connor.

Husband of Mary O'Connor of 14 St. Patrick's Arch, Cork.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 28 April 1918, aged 32.

Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.

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Captain Myles O'Donovan

4th Battalion - attached to the 8th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Son of Colonel 'The O'Donovan', of Liss Ard, Skibbereen, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 20 June 1916, aged 20.

Buried in Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

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2nd Lieutenant Frank O'Flynn

9th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born and resided in Cork City.

Son of James C. O'Flynn of 4 York Terrace, Cork, the MP for the constituency of Cork North from 1885-1910.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 27 April 1916, aged 24.

Buried in Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

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Sergeant Michael O'Keeffe

No. 3391

51st Battalion, Australian Infantry

Born in Lismeelcunnin, Kanturk, Co. Cork.

Brother of John O'Keeffe, Kiltane, Freemount, Co. Cork.

Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces, 3 August 1915.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 11 June 1918, aged 31.

Buried in Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Awarded the Military Medal.

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Private Denis O'Leary

No. 4808

2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born in the parish of St. Anne's Shandon, Cork City.

Husband of Mary O'Leary (nee Twomey) of Merrypole Lane, Blarney Street, Cork.

Killed at the battle of Aubers Ridge, 9 May 1915.

Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France.

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Private William O'Mahony

No. 9253

4th Queen's Own Hussars, Household Cavalry

Son of David and Mary O'Mahony, 11 Grattan Street, Cork.

Enlisted in Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 2 May 1915, aged 21.

Commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.

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Gunner Cornelius Owens

No. 43094

5th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Born in St. Finbarr's Parish, Cork.

Son of Mr. C. Owens of 11 St. John's Terrace, Old Youghal Road, Cork.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 8 April 1917, aged 24.

Buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, France.