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Bernard Carberry

Rank: Corporal
Street: 10 Golden Lane
Town/Village: Dublin 8
Civil Parish: St. Patrick's Liberty
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Derrahaun, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford
Census 1901: Resident at Derrahaun.
Census 1911: Resident at Golden Lane, Dublin
Regiment/Unit: Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion; [Royal Irish Fusiliers]
Regiment Number: 25791; [7778]
Date of Death: 16-08-1917
Cause: Killed in action, Battle of Langemarck, (Third Battle of Ypres)
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Bernard was born 17 September 1885 in Derrahaun. On the 24 November 1907, Bernard married Catherine Cheevers of 10 Golden Lane, Dublin on the 24 November 1907. At the time, Bernard was serving with the RDF and stationed at Portobello Barracks, (now Cathal Brugha Barracks). Their daugher, Kathleen May, was born c.1910.

Cpl Carberry had a long military career, having first served with the Royal Irish Fusiliers before reenlisting with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers for war service in 1914. He was killed in action during the Battle of Langemarck, (Passchendaele). Poignantly, his older brother Michael was also at Langemarck and they met up for one last time the night before the battle, on the 15 August. Michael returned from the war, whilst Bernard sadly did not.

Parents Names: Son of Peter Carberry and Catherine (née Allen) of Derraghan, (Derrahaun), Newtowncashel.

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