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Denis Nugent

Rank: Corporal
Street: 13 Sword Street
Town/Village: Dublin
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Drumanure, Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford; Glasgow; St Ignatius Road, Dublin, 27 Oxmantown Road, Dublin
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Yes
Regiment/Unit: Royal Field Artillery
Regiment Number: 19044
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: Denis was born in 1882 at Drumanure, Abbeyshrule. Initially, he joined the army in Glasgow on 18 September 1901. He served in the Royal Field Artillery until 9 October 1906 when he was transferred to the army reserve. He was re-engaged in the R. F. A. on 18 September 1913 and mobilised for active service on 6 August 1914 in Athlone Barracks, a R.F.A. depot. He was promoted to corporal on 8 August. He was on active service on the Western Front from 9 September 1914 to 25 November 1917, and thereafter continued to serve at ‘home’ (meaning in Ireland or Britain) until 31 March 1920. He served in the Irish army 1922-28. Denis died in 1937. Denis was one of four brothers who served in the war, the others being John (killed in action), Christopher and Peter.
Parents Names: Son of James Nugent and Mary Lawless, Drumanure, Abbeyshrule

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