|Street:||8 Heans Lane,|
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
|Date of Death:||16-10-1917|
|Cause:||Killed in action, near Hargicourt, France.|
|Memorial:||Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-Au-Bois, France|
Francis was born in Granard, but may have lived in Dundee, Scotland for a period. He enlisted in the army for war service in Birr, Co. Offaly. His brothers Joseph, Phillip, Thomas and half-brothers Michael and John, were named as his next-of-kin.
|Notes:||It is likely that he was the same Francis Daly, born 1885, who enlisted with the Royal Irish Regiment in 1904, as a half-brother called Michael was also given as a next-of-kin; this Francis was discharged from the Army in 1910.|