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Patrick Foley

Rank: Corporal
Townland: Monascallaghan*
Town/Village: Moydow
Civil Parish: Moydow
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Ballysallagh, Ballynacarrigy, Co. Westmeath/ Clonbalt, Longford
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Possible 1911 address.
Regiment/Unit: **
Regiment Number:
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1
Memorial: St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Moydow, Co. Longford

Patrick Foley was born in Ballinacarrigy, Co. Westmeath. He later married (possibly) Mary Finn*, from Monascallaghan, Moydow, where they settled and raised four sons.

Pte Foley served in the British Army as a cook, and survived the Great War, but was ineligible to serve in World War 2. Unfortunately, his army record is not available to view, either by virtue of being destroyed during WW2 or he remained in the Army after 1920 and his records are maintained by the British Army.

Parents Names: (Possible) Son of John Foley and Anne (née Russell), Ballysallagh, Ballynacarrigy, Co. Westmeath.
Notes: *A Mary Finn, from Monascallaghan, Moydow, daughter of James Finn married a Patrick Foley from Ballynacarrigy on the 1 February 1902 in St. Bridget's Ardagh, ( However, within the family it is believed his wife's name may have been Mary Donlon. **Potential War Record for discharge: No. 7178371, Leinster Regiment - discharged in Warwick in 1920 but the document of good conduct was lost in Winetavern Street in Dublin and returned to the War Office.

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