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Patrick Egan

Rank: Private
Townland: Ballymacormack
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Ballymacormack
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Templemichael, Longford
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 7th Battalion
Regiment Number: 3/4641
Date of Death: 01-09-1916
Cause: Killed in action, near Guillemont (Battle of the Somme), France
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, France

Patrick was born in Templemichael and lived in Ballymacormack. He had at least one sister called Mary.

Pte Egan enlisted with the Leinster Regiment in Longford Military Barracks. He was killed in action at the one of the engagements of the Battle of the Somme.

Parents Names: Son of Annie Egan, Longford
Notes: Pte Egan was not eligible for either the 1914 (Mons) Star or the 1914-15 Star, it is likely that he first went to the front in 1916.

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