Soldiers Died in the Great War

Connaught Rangers - 3rd Battalion

The information presented here I have transcribed from "Soldiers Died in the Great War" and have added extra columns to try and give a breakdown of each man's county and country of birth were possible. I have also enhanced the data with information extracted from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission ( Where a difference in Surname, Forename, Rank or Service number occurred the information from the CWGC has been put in brackets i.e. SDGW (CWGC).

While every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of this transcription, there are errors in both the original text and on If you have any information regarding any errors here (or indeed any information which may be relevant) I would be glad to hear from you with a view to amending this list.

SURNAME Christian Name(s) Age Born Place Born County Born Country Enlisted Residence Number Rank Cause Place Date of Death Notes
BLAKELY William Herr (William H.) 38 Kildare Co. Kildare Ireland Dublin Wallasey 5754 R.S.M. (Regimental Sergeant Major) Died Home 29/04/1917 Son of John F. and Ellen Blakely; Husband of the Late Elizabeth E. Blakely.
Tuam Co. Galway Ireland Tuam Tuam, Co. Galway 3988 Private Died Home 12/08/1914 Son of the Late P. Caffery, of Tulindaly Rd., Tuam, Co. Galway.
Wexford Co. Wexford Ireland Enniscorthy Wexford 6021 (3/6021) Private Died Home 13/06/1915
CASEY Patrick
Ballinasloe Co. Galway Ireland Ballinasloe Ballinasloe, Co. Galway 4247 Private Died Home 02/02/1915
CLARKE William
Waterford Co. Waterford Ireland Waterford Waterford 5449 Sergeant Died Home 29/05/1915
DOLAN Michael
Ballina Co. Mayo Ireland Clonmel, Co. Tipperary Ballina, Co. Mayo 8396 Private Died Home 10/10/1918
Cork Co. Cork Ireland Cork Cork 9929 Private Died Home 06/01/1916 Also Known As Driscoll. Alternative Commemoration - Buried in Currykippane Cemetery, Co. Cork.
DRUDY Edmund (Edmund James) 41 Cashel, Co. Tipperary Co. Tipperary Ireland Wandsworth Wandsworth, Middlesex 5416 (35416) Private Died Home 22/05/1917 Son of John and Mary Drudy, of Cashel, Co. Tipperary; Husband of Kate Drudy, of 26, Coliston Rd., Southfields, London.
FLYNN Thomas 28 Athy Co. Kildare Ireland Carlow Athy, Co. Kildare 9261 Private Died Home 26/02/1915 In West Part.
GILKES Frederick John
Lambeth, Surrey Surrey England London Camberwell, S.E. 8795 Private (Bandsman) Died of wounds Home 06/09/1916
GLOVER William Thomas
Stratford, E. Middlesex England Pentonville, N. 10789 Boy Died Home 16/04/1915
GREENWOOD William 29 Bursclough, Lancashire Lancashire England Wigan Wigan 5461 (3/5461) L/Corporal (Lance Corporal) Died of wounds Home 10/11/1915 Husband of Jane Greenwood, of 21, Robertshaw St., Leigh, Lancs.
JACKSON Alfred 35 Rotherham Yorkshire England Rotherham Rotherham 3368 (5/3368) Private Died Home 01/07/1915 Formerly 14660, York & Lancashire Regiment Husband of Ellen Jackson, of 22, Holly Bush, Parkgate, Rotherham.
Carmarthen Begelly 20337 Private Died Home 11/11/1918 Formerly 4713, Pembroke Yeomanry
JONES Joseph 35 Cork Co. Cork Ireland Cork Cork 9016 L/Corporal (Lance Sergeant) Died Home 10/10/1918 Son of Mrs. B. Jones, of 11, Upper Quarry Lane, Clarence St., Cork.
KEATING John 51 Tralee Co. Kerry Ireland Galway Tralee, Co. Kerry 1230 (6/1230) C/Sergeant (Company Sergeant Major) Died Home 07/08/1915 Husband of Katherine Keating, of Chute Hall, Tralee.
KEIGHREY Michael 20 Ballinasloe Co. Galway Ireland Ballinasloe Ballinasloe, Co. Galway 32015 Private Died Home 12/11/1918 Son of Peter Keighrey, of Brackernagh, Ballinasloe.
KELLEHER Daniel 33 Cork Co. Cork Ireland Cork Cork 323 A/L/Corporal (Lance Corporal) Died Home 10/11/1918 Husband of Norah Kelleher, of 12, Beale's Square, Cork.
KELLY Thomas 37 Ballinasloe Co. Galway Ireland Oranmore, Co. Galway Ballinasloe, Co. Galway 3096 Sergeant Died Home 25/12/1914
KNOX Thomas
Glasgow Glasgow 4948 Private Died Home 29/11/1914
Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland Bury, Lancashire Folkestone, Kent 5788 C.Q.M.S. (Company Quartermaster Sergeant) Died Home 06/12/1915
McCANN John 36 Workington, Cumberland Cumberland England Carlisle Workington 7791 Private Died Home 08/11/1916 Son of Thomas and Jane Mccann, of 69, Harrington Rd., Workington, Cumberland.
Mohill, Co. Leitrim Co. Leitrim Ireland Athlone Athlone 32001 Private Died Home 05/11/1918
Westport, Co. Mayo Co. Mayo Ireland Sligo Westport 7483 (3/7483) Private Died Home 19/05/1918 Son of Mr. A. Mcgreal, of 32, Bray St., Birkenhead.
McGUIGAN Anthony
Ballina Co. Mayo Ireland Galway Ballina, Co. Mayo 5083 (3/5083) Private Died Home 16/07/1915 Son of Mrs. B. Mcguigan, of Hill St., Ballina, Co. Mayo.
Athlone Co. Westmeath Ireland London Erith, Kent 7985 Sergeant Died Home 20/12/1915
O'BRIEN Patrick 15 Tuam Co. Galway Ireland Galway Tuam, Co. Galway 10990 Boy Died Home 19/03/1915 Son of Mrs. M. Kelly, of Gold Cave Terrace, Bishop St., Tuarn. His Father Died On Foreign Service in 1906.
O'NEILL James 30 Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland Dublin Clane, Co. Kildare 7828 L/Corporal (Lance Corporal) Died Home 15/04/1916 Husband of K. Cooper, of Clane, Co. Kildare.
Stirling Stirlingshire Scotland Stirling Stirling 5036 Private Died Home 08/12/1914
STOKES Francis 28 Ballina Co. Mayo Ireland Ballina Ballina, Co. Mayo 10416 Private Died Home 10/09/1914 Son of Mrs. Mary Stokes, of Garden St., Ballina, Co. Mayo.
WALSH Michael
Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland Dublin Dublin 8398 Private Died Home 01/12/1915


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