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Michael Hayden

Rank: Private
Street: Chapel Lane
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911: Yes
Regiment/Unit: Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion
Regiment Number: 5292
Date of Death: 07-12-1915
Cause: Killed in action, Salonika
Memorial: Doiran Memorial, Doriani, Macedonia, Greece
Information: Michael was born in Longford, enlisted in Ballinasloe. Both he and his brother Thomas enlisted in Ballinasloe, served with the same unit and were killed in action on the same day - 7 December 1915 - at Salonika. Michael was aged just 18 and Thomas aged 21 years.
Parents Names: Son of John and Mary Hayden, Chapel Lane.
Notes: Had a number of brothers and sisters including: Patrick, Mary, John Joe and Elizabeth.

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