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25665   Private Patrick H J Monaghan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 06/01/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 09/10/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 24
Patrick Monaghan was a son of Charles and Rose Monaghan. Patrick was born about 1892 in Loup, County, Londonderry. The 1901 census records Patrick as 9 years old. Patrick’s father was a school teacher. The family lived in Ballyneal More, Loop, County Londonderry. Patrick Monaghan enlisted with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in Castlerea, Co Londonderry. In early October 1916 Patrick was seriously wounded and taken to one of the Casualty Clearing Stations situated at Bailleul. Private Patrick Monaghan’s condition gradually deteriorated and he died of his wounds on the 9th October 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery
  Bailleul, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 2-F-249
CWGC Casualty 200761
Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 Kms south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the Communal Cemetery Extension is at the bottom end.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 181
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Monaghan family 1901 census lists Patrick as age 9 at house 29 in Ballyneal More, Loop
2 1911 Census lists Monaghan family 1911 census does not list Patrick at house 22 in Ballyneil More, The Loop
3 Photo of Private Patrick Monaghans's grave
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Patrick J Monaghan
5 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Gravestone photo of Patrick Monaghan can be purchased here.