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Charles Gunn

Rank: Gunner
Street: Main Street
Town/Village: Ballymahon
Civil Parish: Shrule
Catholic Parish: Shrule
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident in Ballymahon
Census 1911: Resident in Ballymahon
Regiment/Unit: Royal Field Artillery, 74th Brigade, 'A' Battery
Regiment Number: 76400
Date of Death: 29-08-1918
Cause: Died of Wounds, Second Battle of the Somme 1918, France
Memorial: Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleuval, France

Charles was born in Ballymahon on the 22 November 1892. He enlisted in Longford, Warwickshire and arrived on the Front in France on the 28 August 1915, three years before his death. He died of wounds likely caused during the Second Battle of Bapaume, during the Second Battles of the Somme 1918, part of the 100 Days Offensive

Charles's next-of-kin was his sister Mary, who was living in The County Home around the time of his death.

Parents Names: Son of Patrick Gunn and Anne (née McDonnell) of Ballymahon.

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of Birth

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