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Patrick Joseph Cassells

Rank: Private
Street: 57 Sigourney Street,
Townland:
Town/Village: Hartford,Connecticut,
Civil Parish: Taghsheenod
Catholic Parish: Carrickedmond
Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: Torboy, Moydow, Co. Longford - Carrickedmond parish
Census 1901: Resident at Torboy.
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Longford/Doory/Torboy/1546564/
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 114th Infantry, 29th Division, 'K' Company
Regiment Number: 366804
Date of Death: 12-10-1918
Cause: Killed in action, Meuse-Argonne Woods, France
Memorial: Meuse-Argonne, American Cemetery, France
Information:

Patrick was born in Carrickedmond, on the 18 March 1893 in Longford. By 1901, he was living with his grandparents, James and Ellen Lennon of Torboy.

He emigrated to the US in September 1910 with his brother Thomas. Prior to the war he worked as an assembler with the Underwood Typewriter Company.

Pte Cassells was drafted into the US Army on the 1 May 1918 and served in the Meuse-Argonne Woods Offensive, where he was killed-in-action, two months apart from his elder brother Thomas.

 

Parents Names: Son of Thomas Cassells and Catherine (née Lennon) of Torboy and Box 14, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.
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Links:

Link to Civil Record of birth; Ellis Island records (must create a free account to view)

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