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William Merrick

Rank: Lance Corporal
Street:
Townland: Soran
Town/Village: Ballinalee
Civil Parish: Killoe
Catholic Parish: Killoe
Country:
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Residing at Soran, Killoe
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Longford/Aghaboy/Soran/1554434/
Census 1911: Residing at Soran, Killoe
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Longford/Aghaboy/Soran/650104/
Regiment/Unit: Irish Guards, 1st Battalion
Regiment Number: 10111
Date of Death: 30-11-1917
Cause: Killed in action, Battle of Cambrai, France
Memorial: Metz-en-Coutre Communal Cemetery, English Extension
Information:

William was born 22 September 1889 in Soran.

He enlisted in Longford and had fought in the Battle of the Somme, but was sadly killed in action at the Battle of Cambrai in November 1917

Parents Names: Son of William Merrick and Maria (née Percival) of Soran, Killoe.
Notes:
Links:

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of birth; link to Freemans Journal, list of casualties, Jan 1918

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