Patrick Keena / Kenna
Residing in Edgeworthstown, Longford
Residing at Church Street, Edgeworthstown, Longford
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
|Date of Death:||03-05-1915|
|Cause:||Killed in action|
|Memorial:||Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery, Houplines, France|
Patrick was born 25 June 1892 in Church Street, Edgeworthstown. Before enlisting for the army in Longford, Patrick worked as a farm servant along with his brother John.
Upon enlisting for the army Pte. Keena was placed with the Leinster regiment arriving to the front in Feburary 1915. In May 1915 they were stationed at L'Epinette. On the day of his death it is recored in the war diary that the battalion had recieved a soda solution to help in the event of gas attacks. There was also a attack on Waterwheel farm which was badly damaged. There was twelve casualties and three dead. Pte. Keena was 24 when he died.
|Parents Names:||Son of Patrick and Margaret (née Macken) Keena.|
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