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19032   Private Patrick Donnelly
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 20/02/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 15/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 23
Patrick Donnelly was the son of Michael and Rose Ann Donnelly. He was born about 1893 in Dungannon, County Tyrone. The family later moved to Scotland. Patrick was living in Broxburn, West Lothian when he enlisted in nearby Uphall. He joined the Royal Inniskillings in January 1915. Private Patrick Donnelly was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was shot and injured. Private Patrick Donnelly died of his wounds in France at 6 o’clock on the morning of the 15th July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Puchevillers British Cemetery
  Amiens, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave I-F-11
CWGC Casualty 511127
Puchevillers is a village on the D11 about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The British Cemetery is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Broxburn Catholic Church War Mrmorial in SS John Cantius and Nicholas Catholic Church lists Patrick Donnelly
2 Broxburn Men Who Served and Fell Substantial details of Private Donnelly on page 140 including photo
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Patrick Donnelly
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 War Dead (Broxburn) Lists P Donnelly
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Patrick Donnelly's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023