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James Glennon

Rank: Private
Townland: Cranalagh More
Town/Village: Edgeworthstown
Civil Parish: Mostrim
Catholic Parish: Mostrim
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Cranalagh More
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 7th Battalion
Regiment Number: 2825
Date of Death: 07-08-1917
Cause: Died of Wounds, 3rd Battle of Ypres
Memorial: Potijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery, Belgium.

James was born 27 March 1889 in Cranalagh More (Cranlymore), Edgeworthstown. He enlisted in Mullingar Co. Westmeath and entered the war in December 1915. He died during the 3rd Battle of Ypres, likely as a result of an assault on the Frezenberg Redoubt north of Ypres. 

James's father, Patrick, was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) and a vote of sympathy for him on the death of James was published in the Longford Leader, on the 8 September 1917

Parents Names: Son of Patrick and Elizabeth Glennon, of Cranlymore, Edgeworthstown.

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of birthLongford Leader, 8 September 1917, Ancient Order of Hibernians

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