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Patrick Joseph Molloy

Rank: Corporal
Town/Village: Abbeylara
Civil Parish: Abbeylara
Catholic Parish: Abbeylara
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Engineers; The King's Royal Rifle Corps
Regiment Number: 1849274: (& 306597 & WR126069); 5590
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1;

Patrick was born around the 28 August 1888, likely near Abbeylara. He enlisted for war service in late 1914 and entered the war in January 1915 at the Western Front and was injured, but had largely recovered by September 1915 - his experiences are detailed in a short interview with the Longford Leader that month. 

Patrick was a first cousin of Robert Molloy of the Irish Guards who was killed in action and John George Molloy also of the King's Royal Rilfles.

Parents Names:
Notes: Little more is known about Patrick: he may have been the Patrick Molloy of Abbeylara, that married Bridget Dunne also of Abbeylara, in 1923.

Longford Leader, Eight Months In The Firing Line, 4 Sep 1915.; possible Civil Record of Marriage

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