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James Croghan

Rank: Private
Street: Bog Lane
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address: Chapel Lane, Longford.
Census 1901: No
Census 1911: Living at Bog Lane, Longford
Regiment/Unit: Connaught Rangers
Regiment Number: 4125
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war

James was born in Longford in 9 August 1881 in Bog Lane, Longford.

Pte Croghan enlisted shortly after the war broke out in 1914, which entitled him to the 1914 (Mons) Star, along with the Silver War Badge, Victory Medal and British War Medal. He was discharged 1915 on health grounds.

 James's brother, William, also served in the Great War.

James Croghan passed away on the 31 December 1942.

Parents Names: Son of William Croghan and Mary (née Creighton/ Creaton), Longford

Longford Leader, death notice; Civil Record of birth; Civil Record of death;

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