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John Dermody / MacDermody

Rank: Private
Street: Richmond Street
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Probable entry living with father and sister at Richmond Street.
Regiment/Unit: Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion/ [4th]
Regiment Number: 4143
Date of Death: 12-11-1915
Cause: Illness, Royal West Sussex Hospital, Chichester
Memorial: Chichester Cemetery, England

John was born in Longford in 1889, and had a brother Michael and a sister Maria (Feehily), Annie (Callaghan), Bridget (McKeown) and Norah (Geoghegan). Pte Dermody enlisted in the army in February 1908 at Mohill Co. Leitrim. He served overseas in the Balkan Theatre, but died of illness in England.

Parents Names: Son of Michael Dermody, Richmond Street, Longford
Notes: Died as a result of dysentery.

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