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Cornelius W. McVenea

Rank: Sergeant
Street: 23 Little Water Street
Townland:
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Country:
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Little Water Street
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Longford/Longford_No__1_Urban/Little_Water_Street/1555956/
Census 1911: Resident at Little Water Street
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Longford/Longford_No__1_Urban/Littlewater_Street/651401/
Regiment/Unit: Machine Gun Corps, 17th Company (Infantry) [previously Leinster Regiment]
Regiment Number: 20586 [2821]
Date of Death: 12-11-1918
Cause: Influenza and heart failure, Longford
Memorial: Ballymacormick Cemetery, Longford
Information:

Cornelius was born c.1880.  He followed his father's trade of shoemaker before enlisting in the army.

McVenea had been discharged in June 1917, but died influenza and heart failure in Longford, on the day after the war ended.

Parents Names: Son of James McVenea and Bridget (née Layden) of 23 Little Water Street, Longford
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Links:

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of death

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