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William Heffernan

Rank: Lance-Corporal
Town/Village: Abbeyshrule
Civil Parish: Taghshinny
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Possible, at Abbeyshrule
Census 1911: Probable, at Agharra
Regiment/Unit: Unknown
Regiment Number: Unknown
Date of Death:

William was born at Abbeyshrule on the 27 November 1883, the son of a sub-Constable in the Royal Irish Constable. His half-brother, Patrick Bannon, was a vintner in Abbeyshrule in the 1910s. 

L-Cpl Heffernan is noted to have been wounded in 1916. 

Parents Names: Son John Heffernan of Catherine (née Hogan, formerly Bannon), Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford
Notes: Possibly is Lance Corporal William Heffernan, Leinster Regiment (Regimental No. 10196), and Military Foot Police Corps (Regimental Number D/17285)

Mention of injury, Longford Leader 22 July 1916; link to Civil Record of birth

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