World War 1

Compiled by Michael McGoona

Bohan, William

Born in Kentstown.

Reg. No. W/925.

Rank – private.

Cheshire Regiment , 13th Battalion.

Died of wounds in France 19th January 1918.

Carey, Edward

Born in Rathkenny

Reg. No. 3490

Rank – Lance Corporal Irish Guards 1st Battalion

Killed in Action France May 18th 1915.

Carrolan, Laurence

Born in Slane

Reg. No. 9975

Rank – Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion

Killed in Action France 27th September 1914.

Born in Slane

Reg. No. 2066

Rank – Sergeant Royal Irish Regiment 7th Battalion

Killed in action in France 19th September 1918

Decoration – Military medal.

Farrell, Francis

Born in Slane

Reg. No.25262

Rank – Company Sergeant Major Royal Irish Regiment 7th Battalion

Killed in action in France 21st March 1918

Commemorated Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Son of James and Christine Farrell

Flood, Michael Born in Slane Reg. No. 4564 Rank – Corporal Royal Irish Rifles 7th Battalion Killed in action in France 16th August 1917.

Flood, Patrick Born in Slane Reg. No. 359658 Rank – Sapper Royal Engineers ( formerly Royal Irish Rifles) Died of Wounds in France 6th April 1918.

Ledwidge, Francis Born in Slane Reg. No. 16138 Rank – Lance Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Battalion Killed in action France July 31st 1917 Son of Patrick and Anne Ledwidge Buried Artillery Wood Cemetary Belgium 11. B.5

Lynch, Charles Born in Slane Reg. No. 6707 Rank – Corporal Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Killed in action France November 20th 1914.

McConnon, James Born in Slane Reg. No. 65553 Rank – Gunner Royal Field Artillery Died in Mesopotamia September 3rd 1916.

McConnon, William Born in Slane Reg. No. 303920 Rank – Private The Lancashire Fusiliers 2/5 Battalion Killed in action in France July 31st 1917.

Murphy, Michael Born in Slane Reg. No. 8466 Rank – Private Irish Guards 1st Battalion Killed in Action in France 15th September 1916.

Nulty, Edmond Born in Slane Reg. No 25739 Rank – Private Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Battalion Killed in action in France 11th November 1915.

Osborne, Marcus Stuart Born in Balrath Reg. No. Rank – Lieutenant 8th Royal Irish Hussars And Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 24th April 1918.

Sheerin, Joseph Born in Yellow Furze Reg. No. 20131 Rank – Private Royal Irish Fusiliers 8th Battalion Killed in action in Frane 7th July 1916.

Southwell, Thomas Born in Barristown Reg. No. 26027 Rank – Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Battalion Died of wounds at home 18th April 1916.

Vaughey, John Born in Slane Reg. No. 5143 Rank – Private Leinster Regiment Killed in Action 27th March 1918 Commemorated Pozieres Memorial, France