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Patrick Killian

Rank: Sapper
Street:
Townland: Fermoyle
Town/Village: Lanesborough
Civil Parish: Rathcline
Catholic Parish: Rathcline
Country:
Alternative Address: Possible: Creevaghmore, Ballymahon, Co. Longford
Census 1901: Yes
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Longford/Rathcline/Formoyle_Newcomen/1554128/
Census 1911: Yes
Likely: www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Longford/Ballymahon/Creevaghmore/581261/
Regiment/Unit: Royal Engineers, 1st Field Survey Company
Regiment Number: 16987
Date of Death: 22-04-1918
Cause: Killed in action
Memorial: La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St. Vaast, France
Information: Patrick was born c.1887 in Longford. He enlisted in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Letrim.
Parents Names: Son of Luke and Elizabeth Killian, of Fermoyle, Lanesborough.
Notes: *It is possible that he was a mining surveyor - a shipping manifest for the Karina, travelling from Lagos to Plymouth/Liverpool in October 1914 has someone his age and name on board.
Links: http://soldierswills.nationalarchives.ie/reels/sw/1918_22/KillianP_E567543.pdf

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