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Denis Donlon

Rank: Sergeant
Townland: Sharvoge
Town/Village: Killashee
Civil Parish: Killashee
Catholic Parish: Killashee
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Sharvogue
Census 1911: Resident at Sharvogue
Regiment/Unit: Labour Corps, 183rd; [Connaught Rangers, 3rd Battalion]; {Royal Garrison Artillery}; (Royal Irish Reserve)
Regiment Number: 109703; [4775];
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1

Denis was born c.1872 in Killashee. He married Elizabeth Sharkey in February 1901 in Newtownforbes - he was living in Sharavogue at the time. 

Denis reenlisted for war service in Longford with the 3rd Connaught Rangers in October 1914, becoming a Lance Corporal that November. He transferred to the Royal Irish Regiment in August 1915, and entered WW1 in September 1915, rising to the rank of Acting Sergeant in July 1916. Denis was transferred to the Royal Irish Regiment's 2nd Infantry Labour Company (later the 183rd Labour Corps) and was made a Sergeant in that regiment prior to his demob in June 1919.


Denis died at his home in Sharavogue in 1953 of natural causes. 

Parents Names: Son of Peter and Mary Donlon, Sharvogue, Killashee
Notes: Some records are under the name Donlan. If the links below to the Civil Records do not work, please ensure that the website address ends in .pdf

Link to Civil Record of Marriage; link to Civil Record of Death;

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