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80855   Gunner Patrick McGeary
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 02/09/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 34th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 07/03/1881
Died: 22/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 36
Patrick McGeary was the son of Peter and Bridget McGeary. He was born on 7th March 1881 in the Coalisland area. Patrick McGeary married Phoebe Hall in Leith, Scotland in 1912. They had two children, a boy and a girl. Gunner Patrick McGeary was serving with C Battery with the 34th Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action in France on 22nd April 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Albuera Cemetery
  Bailleul-Sire-Berthoult, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave : North C-8
CWGC Casualty 533076
The village of Bailleul-sire-Bethoult is 8 kilometres north-east of Arras and the Cemetery is west of the village
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1 1901 census lists McGeary family Does not list Patrick as living with the family at house 50 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone
2 1911 census lists McGeary family Does not list Patrick as living with the family at house 97 in Coalisland Town, Tyrone
3 Ancestry forum discussion Details of Patrick McGeary including parents
4 Photo of Patrick McGeary's gravestone
5 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Patrick McGeary, born Coalisland
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Patrick McGeary's gravestone can be purchased here
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