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Patrick Farrell

Rank: Corporal
Street: 14 Hilliard Avenue,
Town/Village: Edgewater, New Jersey
Civil Parish: Rathcline
Catholic Parish: Rathcline
Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: Lisnacusha/ Lisnacush, Lanesborough;
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: New York National Guard, 'G' Company, 165th Infantry; [New York National Guard,69th Infantry, Company 'G']
Regiment Number: None
Date of Death: 03-05-1918
Cause: Killed in action
Memorial: Edgewater, New Jersey

Patrick was born c.1882 in Lisnacusha, Lanesborough.

Prior to the war Patrick worked for the American Can Company before enlisting with the National Guard in New York in September 1915. He was made Corporal in January 1918.

Patrick's brother John was listed as next-of-kin.

Parents Names:
Notes: Check his age - may have been 30. Patrick's family has the letter sent by the chaplain Fr Francis Duffy to his brother John concerning his death and burial. Fr Duffy was a famous military chaplain and friend of the poet Alfred Joyce Kilmer, who was killed in the war.

Artice by Megan Smolenyak, Irish America

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