Soldiers Died in the Great War

Connaught Rangers - 4th 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
Longford Co. Longford Ireland Boyle, Co. Roscommon Longford 5779 Private Died Home 13/09/1916
DURKAN John 18 Killala, Co. Mayo Co. Mayo Ireland Ballina Killala 5552 L/Sergeant (Lance Sergeant) Died Home 22/04/1916 Son of P. W. Durkan, of Church St., Killala.
FOWLEY Thomas 23 Sligo Co. Sligo Ireland Boyle, Co. Roscommon Sligo 5709 Private Died Home 18/10/1915
GRAINGER John 23 South Kirby, Yorkshire Yorkshire England Doncaster Goldthorpe 5108 Sergeant Died Home 30/11/1918 Son of James and Mary Ellen Grainger, of 31, Victoria St., Goldthorpe, Rotherham.
MALTBY Arthur John (Arthur) 37 Nottingham Nottinghamshire England Nottingham Nottingham 5378 (4/5378) Private Died Home 04/04/1916 Son of Daniel and Rose Maltby; Husband of Frances Maltby (Nee Spencer), of 3, Clayton St., Queen's Walk, Nottingham. A Lace Dresser.
PURCELL Christopher
Kilkenny Co. Kilkenny Ireland Kilkenny Kilkenny 5735 Private Died of wounds Home 16/11/1915 Son of Mrs. K. Purcell, of 22, Ossory Park, Habron Rd., Kilkenny.
REYNOLDS James 17 Boyle Co. Roscommon Ireland Boyle Boyle, Co. Roscommon 5784 Private Died Home 16/03/1917 Son of Mrs. L. Reynolds. of Great Meadow, Boyle.
TYRRELL John 19 Kilbride, King's Co. King's Co. Ireland Tullamore Tullamore 6012 (416012) Private Died Home 08/02/1916 Son of Patrick Tyrrell, of Barrack St., Tullamore.


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