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Christopher McGrail

Rank: Private
Street: 15 St. Michael's Road
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Resident St. Michael's Road
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion [originally 6th Rifle Brigade, militia from 1898]
Regiment Number: 6054 [1178]
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1, died of natural causes, Longford

Christopher was born 6 November 1879 in Chapel Lane, Longford.

Pte McGrail originally enlisted in September 1899 in the Leinster Regiment, and had served in South Africa and Mauritius.

During the Great War, Christopher was posted to France. He was discharged from the army in May 1917 on medical grounds after being hospitalised in Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool and Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

Christopher's brother, Bernard McGrail, served with the Connaught Rangers during the war. 

Christopher never married. He passed away of natural causes in the County Home in Longford, on the 3 May 1947. 

Parents Names: Son of Christopher McGrail and Ellen (née Meehan), 15 St Michael's Road, Longford

Link to Civil Record of birth (as Christopher McGreal); Link to Civil Record of death; 

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