Ballingarry World War 1 Commemorative Plaque
The names to be placed on the Ballingarry WWI Commemorative Plaque are about to be finalised, therefore the committee would ask anybody reading this, who has any knowledge of a name or names that deserve to be on the plaque to contact Ballingarry Journal immediately, email@example.com or tel: 0852402211.
Here is a list of the current names we have researched, we know there must have been a lot more from the parish that partook in the War. If you find that someone’s name is missing please contact committee with these names, it would be a shame to miss out on someone.
Also if anyone can furnish more information on anyone on this list, we would appreciate it.
Name - Address – Regiment - Service No - Died
Brennan, John – Ballintaggart - R.I.R. 2nd Batt – 8116 - 21st Oct 1914
Butler, James – Ballincurry - R.I.R. 2nd Batt – 9420 - 31st Jan 1917
Butler, John – Ballincurry - R.I.R. 3rd Bat – 9054 – 26th Feb 1916
Butler, Thomas – Tinnock - I.G. 1st Batt - 7321 – Survived
Butler, William – Ballintaggart - I.G. 2nd Batt. – 7404 - 15th Sep 1916
Butler, William – Boulea - S.L. 2nd Batt – 7490 – Survived
Cantwell, Henry – Newpark - I.G. 2nd Batt – 9438 - 9th Oct 1917
Cleer, John – The Commons - S.L. 2nd Batt – 7490 - 20th Sep 1914
Cleer, William – The Commons - ? - ? – Survived
Colleary, James, Ballingarry - R.I.R. 7th Batt – 25154 - 12th Dec 1917
Cooke, John – Bonlea - C.I. 27th Batt – 460079 - 6th Nov 1917
Delaney, Patrick – Kyle - R.D.F. 2nd Batt – 5569 - 1st Jul 1916
Doheny, John - ? - R.I.R. 1st Batt – 8580 - 14th Oct 1914
Doheny, John - Knockulty/Harley P - A.I. 26th Batt – 4586 - 14th Dec 1916
Dowling, John - ? - R.E formally R.I.R. – 91935 - 7th Aug 1917
Fitzpatrick, Thomas – Foyle - R.I.R. 6th Batt – 11036 - 31st Aug 1917
Gouldsborough, Patrick – Thurles - L.R. 2nd Batt – 7415 - 15th Aug 1915
Grant, Daniel – Curraheenduff – R.A. – 1059611 – Survived
Hanrahan, Daniel – Ballingarry - R.I.R. 2nd Batt – 9197 - 26th Aug 1914
Hanrahan, John – Ballingarry - R.I.R. 6th Batt – 2032 - 30th Jan 1917
Ivers, Patrick – Lisnamrock - R.M.F. 1st Batt – 6369 - 9th Sep 1916
Ivers, James – Lisnamrock - R.I.R – 8918 – Survived
Kealy, Patrick – Boulea – R.A.A. - ? – Survived
Kelly, John – Ballintaggart - 2nd L. R. – 10738 - 12th Apr 1917
Kelly, William – Springfield - R.I.R. 2nd Batt – 5984 - 25th Aug 1918
Kenny, William – Curraheenduff - A.T.C. 1st Co – 6821 - 14th Sep 1917
Leahy, Thomas - ? - R.I.R. 1st Batt – 7199 - 21st Apr 1915
McGarry ? – Earlshill - ? - ? – unknown whether survived or killed
Manning, Joseph – Kyle - F.R.D. 1st Batt – 5886 – Survived
Morrissey, David – The Islands - R.I.R. 2nd Batt – 7471 - 5th Sep 1915
Morris, Thomas – Shangarry - R.I.R. 1st Batt – 4410 - 26th Feb 1915
O’Rourke, John – Lr. Ballingarry - D.L.I. 10th Batt – 12043 – 12th Aug 1916
Purcell, Philip – Williamstown - R.I.R. 2nd Batt – 7615 14th Jul 1916
Purcell, T - ? - R.I.R. 18th Batt – unknown
Sullivan, Edmond – Crohane - ? - ? – Survived
Sullivan, William – Kyle - R.M.F. 8th Batt – 4233 - 28th Jun 1916
Teehan, Matthew – Boulea - C.R. 6th Batt – 8325 - 21st Mar 1918
Webster, George - ? - R.I.R. 6th Batt – 11007 - 2nd Aug 1917
Whelan, Michael – Ballingarry - R.I.R. 1st Batt – 4157 - 27th Mar 1915
R.I.R. - Royal Irish Regiment; I.G. - Irish Guards; S.L. - South Lancashire; C.I. - Canadian Infantry;
R.D.F. - Royal Dublin Fusiliers; A.I. - Australian Infantry; R.A. - Royal Artillery; L.R. - Leinster Regiment; R.M.F. - Royal Munster Fusillers; R.A. S.A – Rhodesian Army Africa; A.T.C. - Australian Tunneling Coy; F.R.D. – First Royal Dragoons; C.R. – Connaught Rangers; D.L.I. – Durham Light Infantry.
The project has been estimated to cost between €100-€150 per name and financial support has been received from a few direct descendants and further donations would go a long way to getting this plaque completed fully and finally honour those brave men who sacrificed their lives 100 years ago. We will be holding a meeting in the next few weeks and we would like to invite anyone who had a relative who fought in WWI to attend, please keep an eye out on Ballingarry Notices in local papers for date.
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