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Patrick Campbell

Rank: Sergeant
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Civil Parish: Killoe
Catholic Parish: Killoe
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Alternative Address: 40 Chatham Street, Manchester, Lancashire, U.K.; Curry, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.
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Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Munster Fusiliers / Royal Garrison Artillery / [Royal Irish Reserve Regiment] [Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion]
Regiment Number: 35006 / 2891 / [524] / [7183 & 7772 & 1912]
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Cause: Survived the war
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Information: Patrick was born in Co. Longford. He had a long army career, first enlisting in August 1887 at the age of 19, and eventually rising to the rank of sergeant, before his discharge in December 1907. He re-enlisted in September 1914 and was demobilised in February 1919. Patrick served initially with the Leinster Regiment, and later the Royal Munster Fusiliers. He served in many countries during his first phase of service, including in Malta, Mauritius and South Africa. He was serving as a postman in Killoe prior to the Great War. He married Ellen (sometimes written Helena or Ellenor) McCormack in Longford in June 1894. Their children were: Patrick, Charles, Mary, Ann, Elizabeth, Jane and Ellen. Some of the children were born in Cavan and Roscommon, but some were born abroad, including at Manchester, Mauritius and Bloemfontein (South Africa).
Parents Names: Son of Patrick Campbell
Notes: Patrick Campbell's Chelsea Hospital number was: 76492. It is likely that he is the son of Patrick and Rose Campbell, who are recorded in the 1901 Census as being resident at Naud's / Noud's Yard, Longford.
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