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Patrick Earley (Early)

Rank: Private
Street: Barrack Street
Townland:
Town/Village: Granard
Civil Parish: Granard
Catholic Parish: Granard
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Census 1901:
Census 1911: Residing with the South Wales Borders, England
Regiment/Unit: South Wales Borderers, 1st Battalion
Regiment Number: 7464
Date of Death: 23-01-1915
Cause: Killed in action, Greinchy
Memorial: Brown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, France
Information:

Patrick was born to parents Patrick and Kate Early of Barrack St, Granard.

Pte. Earely enlisted at Brecon, Wales. He was stationed at Bordon as part of the 3rd Brigade of the 1st Division in August 1914. By the 13 August the battalion had mobilised for war and landed at Le Havre and engaged in various actions on the Western Front.

It is possible that Patrick was killed due to some light shelling in the early hours of 23 Jan, he was killed aged 30 years.

Parents Names: Son of Patrick Early and Kate Hinds of Barrack St., Granard.
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