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Patrick Hyland (Highland) / a.k.a. George Taylor

Rank: Private
Street: Church Street
Town/Village: Granard
Civil Parish: Granard
Catholic Parish: Granard
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: R.I. Fusiliers / [Connaught Rangers, 2nd & 1st Battalions]
Regiment Number: 4/23332 / [7632]
Date of Death:
Information: Patrick was born c.1883. He married Mary McGovern at Granard at St. Mary's, Granard in February 1913 and their first son, Patrick James, was born that July. Hyland had a long miitary career, having previously served 13 years with the 2nd Connaught Rangers from November 1902 to December 1915. He re-enlisted with the R.I. Fusiliers in January 1916 at Longford, however he left the military shortly after.
Parents Names:
Notes: Patrick may have been the brother of Thomas Hyland and Lawrence, who both served in the Great War; Lawrence was killed in action whilst Thomas was a prisoner of war.

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