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9563   Private Joseph Donnelly
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 24/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Summary      
Joseph Donnelly was the son of Bernard and Brigid Donnelly. Joseph was born about 1895 in Annagher, County Tyrone. His father was a hackler. Joseph Donnelly enlisted in Dungannon. Private Joseph Donnelly was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on 24th May 1915. He was 20 years old.
Further Information
Joseph Donnelly was the son of Bernard and Brigid Donnelly. Joseph was born about 1895 in Annagher, County Tyrone.
The 1901 census lists Joseph as age 8 living with the family at house 67 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone. His father was a hackler.
The 1911 census lists Joseph as age 18 living with the family at house 41 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone.
Family: Bernard Donnelly, Bridget Donnelly, Patrick Donnelly (born about 1892), Joseph Donnelly (born about 1893), Mary Donnelly (born about 1897), Felix Donnelly (born about 1899), Bridget Donnelly (born about 1904).
Joseph Donnelly enlisted in Dungannon.
Private Joseph Donnelly was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on 24th May 1915. He was 20 years old.
The CWGC record Private Donnelly as the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Donnelly, of 20 Springview Street, Belfast.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Annagher, Meenagh Coalisland Census listing in Annagher, Meenagh 54.543393 -6.687512
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1 1901 Census lists Donnelly family Lists Joseph as age 8 living with the family at house 67 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Donnelly family Lists Joseph as age 18 living with the family at house 41 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone
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