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Thomas Lally

Rank: Private
Street: 6 Broad Lane, Blackpool
Town/Village: Cork
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: 7 St Michael's Road; 39 Chapel Lane, Longford
Census 1901: Resident at his grandmother, Anne Purdy at 39 Chapel Lane
Census 1911: Resident at his grandmother, Anne Purdy at 7 St. Michael's Road
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 6th Battalion
Regiment Number: 3437
Date of Death: 01-02-1916
Cause: Died of illness, Gallipoli
Memorial: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Abd al Hamid Abou Heaf, Alexandria, Egypt.

Thomas was born c.1896 in Longford town. He was married to Mrs. Bridget Lally, resident in Cork. Pte Lally enlisted in Longford town, and served at Gallipoli where he died from disease brought on by the conditions there.

Parents Names: Son of Thomas Lally and Mary Anne (née Purdy) of Chapel Lane, Longford
Notes: A note in the WW1 Service & Award Medal Rolls for the 1914-15 Star suggests that Private Lally contracted anthrax at Gallipoli.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission entry

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