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James Daly

Rank: Corporal
Street: St. Michael's Road
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address: Tipperary, Co. Tipperary;
Census 1901: Resident at St. Michael's Road, Longford
Census 1911: Resident at St. Michael's Road, Longford
Regiment/Unit: Royal Army Service Corps
Regiment Number: S/ 421095
Date of Death: 14-07-1948
Cause: Natural causes
Memorial: Ballymacormack Cemetery, Longford

James was born in Tipperary, Co. Tipperary on the 24 September 1879 - his father John was a smith; the family moved to Longford town in 1894. James was a baker prior to WW1, and worked in Clarkes's of Ballymahon Street. James married Mary Ellen Moran of West Gardens, Sligo on the 6 February 1915 in Sligo Cathedral. 

James enlisted for war service in July 1918. He served in France and then in the North Russian Intervention, part of the Allied Intervention in the Russian Civil War, on the side of the anti-Bolshevik White Movement.  James was likely in or near Arkhangelsk (Archangel) when he became ill and was initially admitted to No. 82 Casualty Clearing Station, at Bakharitza, before transferring to No. 85 General Hospital. He was discharged from the army in October 1919 on medical grounds.

James returned to Longford, where he passed away in July 1948. 

 James's nephew, Private Terence Mulhill of the Highland Light Infantry, also served in WW1, but died in September 1918.

Parents Names: Son of John Daly and Mary (née Nagle).
Notes: *Many thanks to James Connolly, for his assistance on compiling this entry, and submitting the biography and the records this entry is based on. **If the links to the Civil Records below do not work, please ensure that the web address ends in .pdf

Link to Civil Record of Birth; link to Civil Record of Marriage; link to Civil Record of Death

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