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10693   Private Patrick Joseph Leo Murphy
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 23/08/1914 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 20
Summary      
Patrick Joseph Leo Murphy was born in Stewartstown and subsequently moved with his parents to Dublin. He enlisted in Belfast. He was part of the first draft of men sent to the Western Front on the outbreak of hostilities in August 1914. Patrick was mortally wounded within days of arriving in France and was removed to hospital at Le Mans. He died from his wounds there on 23rd August 1914.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Le Mans West Cemetery
  Le Mans, Sarthe
Grave Ref: Grave A-21
CWGC Casualty 326166
Summary      
Le Mans is a large town and the seat of the Prefecture of the Department of La Sarthe. The Cemetery is in the north-west suburb of the town, west of the River Sarthe, off the main road, Avenue Rhin et Danube (D304). From the D304, turn into the Rue des Etamines, then left into Rue de la Madelaine. The Cemetery is off the Rue de la Madelaine in the Rue de le Garenne. The War Graves plot is at the far end of the cemetery on the left hand side (Plot 38).
Local Memorial Details

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1 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWI Stewartstown
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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 17