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Richard Connolly

Rank: Private
Street: 5 Regent Street,
Town/Village: Darlington, County Durham, UK
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Longford, County Longford/
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Durham Light Infantry, 10th Service Battalion / General Service Infantry
Regiment Number: 24317
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: Richard was born April 1885 in Longford. Connolly had a long military career, serving first with the General Service Infantry and at the outbreak of the Great War, joining as the 10th Durham Light Infantry; no relatives were listed. He was discharged from the British Army on medical grounds that September.
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Notes: A Richard Connolly with similar details also served with the US Army during the Great War. This Richard was living at 433 W 43rd Street, New York and served with Battery A 54th Artillery (Service No. 581177)

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