Resident in Taghshinny (under the surname Currn)
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 'D' Company|
|Date of Death:||20-10-1914|
|Cause:||Killed in action, Prémesques, France|
|Memorial:||Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium|
George Robert Curran, was likely born in Loughrea Co. Galway, on the 8 February 1887, the son of James Richard Curran, an R.I.C. constable and Jane, who was originally from the Cashel parish. On the 12 February 1908, George married Jane O'Kane from Colehill.
Pte Curran enlisted in Longford, and arrived at the front early in September 1914. He went missing-in-action, presumed dead, on the 20 October, a fate that befell 278 other men and 3 officers, along with 41 soldiers killed outright.
After the war, George's wife, Jane, was residing in Chapel Square, Coleraine, Co. Derry.
|Parents Names:||Son of the late James Richard Curran and Jane (née Rollins), Taghshinny, Co. Longford|