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Patrick McLoughlin

Rank: Sapper
Street: Cilrhedyn
Townland: Pontyberem
Town/Village: Llanelly, Carmarthenshire
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Country: Wales
Alternative Address: Streete, Co. Westemeath/ Main Street, Longford.
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Residing at Brynhawddgar Mynyddcerrig New Pontyberem Llanelly
Regiment/Unit: Royal Engineers, 36th Motor Air Line Section
Regiment Number: 66818
Date of Death: 10-09-1916
Cause: Killed in action, Somme
Memorial: Bertancourt Military Cemetery, France

Patrick was born c.1876 in Streete, Co. Westmeath.

In c.1907 he married his wife Hannah (Johanna), who was originally from Whitechurch, Co. Wexford; their son Christopher was born in Stephen Street, Waterford City in c.1908. By 1911 they were living in Llanelli, Wales where Patrick worked as a stationary steam engine operator in a colliery.

Spr McLoughlin enlisted in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire. He served with the 36 Motor Airline Company of the Royal Engineers, whose reponsibilities were to erect and maintain telephone wires which were run along telegraph poles. 

Parents Names: Son of Christopher and Margaret McLoughlin of Main Street, Longford,

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