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Michael Friary / Friery

Rank: Private
Street: 6 Healy's Terrace
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address: Bog Lane, Longford; 19 Scott's Row, Berryhill, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland; St Brigid's Terrace, Longford
Census 1901: Residing with family in House 18, Bog Lane
Census 1911: Residing with relatives, Patrick and Kate Friary in Cloontirm.
Regiment/Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers; [Connaught Rangers, 4th (Special Reserve) Battalion]
Regiment Number: 48559; [4/4330]
Date of Death:
Memorial: Unknown, likely Ballymacormack Cemetery, Longford

Michael was born on Bog Lane, Longford around the 2 October 1892. Prior to the war, he was working as a labourer. Michael married Mary Shields in St. Mel's Cathedral, on the 1 February 1913. Sadly, Mary died in September 1925*

Michael enlisted with the Connaught Rangers for war service in 1915, and entered the was on the 1 September 1915 at Gallipoli. 

Enlisted 1st September 1915. Wounded in head, in Salonika / Dardanelles. Returned to duty (even with a plate in the skull ?} Married to Mary Shiels and lived in Wishaw and later returned to live in St Michael's Terrace. (Mary died September 1925 leaving five children).

Parents Names: Son of John Friary and Mary (née Mullen), Bog Lane, Longford

Link to Civil Record of Birth (please ensure that web address ends in .pdf); link to Civil Record of Marriage;

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