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Patrick Coyne

Rank: Lance Corporal
Town/Village: Ballymahon
Civil Parish: Shrule
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Commercial Hotel, Londonderry (1918)
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Multiple since 1898 enlisted in Army Service Corps/Royal Garrison Artillery - 286114 (1918)
Regiment Number: 286114 [35490] [6725] [7029] [16870]
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: Patrick was born in Ballymahon c.1878. He first enlisted in the army in June 1898 having served in the Reserve, 6th Battalion, Rifles. Patrick re-enlisted a number of times, serving in many regiments, including the Army Service Corps, Leinster Regiment, Connaught Rangers, Wilshire Regiment, Irish Guards, Royal Garrison Artillery, Royal Field Artillery and Military Foot Police. During his 22-year military career he served in Egypt, India and both the Boer War and Great War. Prior to enlistment he was a clerk and worked as a policeman later in life. Sadly, his time at war took a significant toll on him and he was discharged on medical grounds in 1920.
Parents Names: Son of Patrick and Rose Coyne, Ballymahon. Rose was born in Monaghan. Patrick Snr. had passed away by 1901 and Rose between 1916 and 1919.
Notes: Patrick died at Beacon Lodge, Pleck Road, Walsall, England. Beacon Lodge was orignally the local workhouse and was renamed as Beacon Lodge in 1929.

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