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James Foley

Rank: Private
Townland: Colehill
Town/Village: Abbeyshrule
Civil Parish: Tashinny
Catholic Parish: Carrickedmond
Alternative Address: Cluntymullan (?), Legan.
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number: 11672
Date of Death: 30-01-1915
Cause: Killed in action
Memorial: Prowse Point Military Cemetery, Belgium

James was probably born in Cluntymullan, near Lenamore/Legan on 21 August 1891, son of James Foley (labourer) and his wife Mary Nolan. His age at the time he was killed as given as 24 years, which fits with that record. He lived with his sister Mrs Mary Kenny of Colehill before enlisting in Dublin. He was killed in action aged 24 years and left the entirety of his estate to his sister.

Parents Names: James Foley and Mary Nolan, Cluntymullan, Legan (probable).
Links: - link to probable birth record.

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