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Peter Dolan

Rank: Private
Townland: Kilglass
Town/Village: Legan
Civil Parish: Kilglass
Catholic Parish: Legan
Alternative Address: Coatbridge, Scotland
Census 1901: Possible at Ballybeg, Kilglass:
Census 1911: Residing with wife and her family:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion, 'C' Company
Regiment Number: 3/21650
Date of Death: 29-03-1916
Cause: Killed in action, near Mazingarbe, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial: Bois-Carre Military Cemetery, Haisnes, France

Peter was born in Carrickedmond, Co. Longford, and was married to Sarah Conway and had at least two children, Thomas and Ellen.

Pte Dolan enlisted at Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was killed-in-action by a rifle-grenade attack in the trenches near Mazingarbe, France, and was one of two fatalities amongst the casualties from that engagement.*

Parents Names: Son of Patrick and Margaret Dolan, Carrickboy, Co. Longford
Notes: *Pte Edward Palmer, No 17437 from Rathdowney Co. Laois was the other fatality.

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