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Patrick McCauley / (McGawley)

Rank: Lance Corporal
Townland: Cloonmore
Town/Village: Killashee
Civil Parish: Killashee
Catholic Parish: Killashee
Alternative Address: 4 Martin's Terrace, Chapelizod, Co. Dublin.
Census 1901: Listed as McGawley
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Engineers, 19th Company/ 10th Company
Regiment Number: WR/100337/ [14625]
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: :Patrick McCauley (McGawley) was born c. January 1882 in Cloonmore, the son of Thomas and Bridget McGawley; he had at least 3 brothers: Bernard, John and Thomas and a sister Mary, who lived in New York. L/Cpl McCauley was a trained surveyor, and initially enlisted with the Royal Engineers in June 1905 at Londonderry and served with the Ordnance Survey. McCauley served overseas from November 1914 to October 1917 and sustained a gun shot wound to the thigh. Patrick married Catherine (Kate) Byrne in Dublin on the 28 April 1918 at St. James' Parish Church. After the war, he was attached to the Ordnance Survey office in the Phoenix Park.
Parents Names: Son of Thomas McAuley and Bridget of Cloonmore, Killashee, Co. Longford.
Notes: The family's name was spelled as McGawley in the 1901 and 1911 censuses. Patrick was unusually tall for the time, standing at just over 6 feet in height.

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