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Patrick Dowd

Rank: Private
Street: Harbour Street
Townland: Ballysallagh
Town/Village: Ballynacarrigy, Co. Westmeath.
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Resident at Ballysallagh, Ballynacarrigy
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 3rd Battalion
Regiment Number: 2860
Date of Death: 25-11-1917
Cause: Died of Wounds (inflamation? of the liver & cardiac failure), George V Hospital, Dublin
Memorial: Agharra Graveyard, Legan, Co. Longford

Patrick was born in 2 March 1885 in Ballincargy, Co. Westmeath.  On the 8 January 1908, he married Elizabeth Murray, who was born in England, but lived in Ballynacarrigy. By 1911 they had two children, Katherine and Thomas.

Pte Dowd enlisted in Mullingar and served in the Western Theatre (France). He was wounded at the front and returned to Dublin via Portobello Barracks, for treatment at what was then the George V Hospital, now St. Bricin's Military Hospital, Arbour Hill, Dublin 7. Sadly he passed away there as a result of his wounds.

Parents Names: *Son of Thomas Dowd and Kate (née Gibbons), Ballynacarrigy, Co. Westmeath

Link to CWGC entry; Link to Civil Record of birth (probable); Link to Civil Record of marriage; Link to Civil Record of death;

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