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Francis Hoey

Town/Village: Newtownforbes
Civil Parish: Lisbrack
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: N/A
Census 1911: N/A
Regiment/Unit: Unknown
Regiment Number: Unknown
Date of Death:
Cause: Unknown
Memorial: Unknown

Francis was born c.1768, possibly in or near Newtownforbes. 

Francis participated in the 1798 Rebellion on the side of the joint Irish-French forces. After the rebellion, he was tried by court martial on the 22 November 1798 for going with a French corporal to Longford. He was intially sentenced to death, but this was later commuted to serving with an overseas regiment. 

Parents Names: Unknown

Mention in 'The Courts Martial of 1798-9' by Patrick C. Power (account may be required to view the reference); 

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