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Edward McCormack

Rank: Private
Townland: Kilcommock
Town/Village: Kenagh
Civil Parish: Kilcommock
Catholic Parish: Kilcommock
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Possible entry at Collnahinch (visitor)
Regiment/Unit: Royal Irish Regiment, 5th Battalion
Regiment Number: 2092
Date of Death: 16-08-1915
Cause: Killed in action, Gallipoli
Memorial: Helles Memorial, Turkey

Edward was born c.1887 in Kenagh.

He enlisted in Longford and was killed in action in Gallipoli, possibly as a result of actions at Olive Grove, as no casualties are noted in the Regimental Diary for the day of his death. His sister Mary was noted as his next-of-kin.

Parents Names: Son of John and Margaret McCormack of Kenagh.
Notes: McCormack was one of two Longford men in the RIR who died at Gallipoli on this day, Pte John Cullen of Edgeworthstown was the other.

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