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James Carroll

Rank: Sergeant
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Townland: Clancoole
Town/Village: Bandon, Co. Cork
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Alternative Address: Tennelick, Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford
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Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 1st Battalion / Labour Corps [firstly Rifle Brigade; then Leinster Regiment, 3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion] [postwar: Army Ordnan
Regiment Number: 2807 / 622756
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Memorial:
Information: James was born in Tennelick, Abbeyshrule in 1879. He enlisted in the Rifle Brigade in Longford in 1895 and served in the Special Reserve Battalion of the Leinster Regiment from 1902. He was re-engaged in 1913 and was in France on active service from 19 January 1915. He was transferred to the Salonika Front on 14 December 1915 and went from there to Palestine and Egypt. He contracted malaria in 1917 while on the Salonika Front. James was transferred to the Labour Corps after the war. He was discharged on 5 April 1919 but re-enlisted in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps and was part of the North Russia Relief Force from 3 July to 23 September 1919. He married Minnie Grady in 1915. James received the 1914/15 Star and the British War and Victory Medals.
Parents Names: Mother: Mary Carroll, Tennelick
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