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Francis Daly

Rank: Private
Street: 8 Heans Lane
Town/Village: Dundee
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Country: Scotland
Alternative Address: Granard, Co. Longford
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number: 3292
Date of Death: 16-10-1916
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. 

Parents Names:
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.

Link to CWGC entry; Dundee Roll of Honour

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