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Christopher Nugent

Rank: Private; Sapper
Townland: Drumanure
Town/Village: Abbeyshrule
Civil Parish: Abbeyshrule
Catholic Parish: Carrickedmond
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911: Yes
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 7th Battalion / Labour Corps [finally Royal Engineers]
Regiment Number: 3296 / 230908 [336912 & WR 327491]
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war

Christopher was born in 1884 at Drumanure, Abbeyshrule. He joined the army in 1915 and was on active service from 18 December that year. Nugent was wounded while serving in France in mid-1916 and was later transferred to the Labour Corps as a result. Finally, he served in the Transport Corps of the Royal Engineers. Christopher died in 1964. He was one of four brothers who served in the war, the others being John (killed in action), Denis and Peter.

Parents Names: Son of James Nugent and Mary Lawless, Drumanure, Abbeyshrule
Notes: The Longford Leader article below appears to give the name Pte G Nugent, whereas this was undoubtedly Christopher Nugent.

Refernce to injury, Longford Leader 22 July 1916

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