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Charles Casey

Rank: Gunner
Townland: Drinan
Town/Village: Ballymahon
Civil Parish: Shrule
Catholic Parish: Shrule
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Field Artillery, 5th Battalion
Regiment Number: 205882
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war.
Information: Charles was born on 21 April 1900 near Ballymahon, Co. Longford and was the youngest of 6 children. He worked as a blacksmith's assistant prior to enslisting in April 1917. He was discharged by September 1917 as he mis-stated his age (was still 16 rather than 18).
Parents Names: Likely son of John and Catherine Casey, Drinan, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Both were orignally born in Westmeath.
Notes: Pension records notes Mary Casey as his mother.

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