Andrew Conlan was the son of Patrick and Sarah Conlan, of Donaghmore, Co. Tyrone. Patrick had been a U.S. Army veteran. Sarah was born in the United States. Andrew was born in Tyrone about 1879. By 1901 Patrick’s father had died. Andrew was a 20 year old postman living in Donaghmore with his mother and sister. Andrew was the husband of Teresa Conlan, of 75, Alexander St., Newcastle-on-Tyne.Private Andrew Conlan was serving with the 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers when he was killed on 28 April 1917, aged 38.