Possible entry at Collnahinch (visitor)
|Regiment/Unit:||Royal Irish Regiment, 5th Battalion|
|Date of Death:||16-08-1915|
|Cause:||Killed in action, Gallipoli|
|Memorial:||Helles Memorial, Turkey|
Edward was born c.1887 in Kenagh.
He enlisted in Longford and was killed in action in Gallipoli, possibly as a result of actions at Olive Grove, as no casualties are noted in the Regimental Diary for the day of his death. His sister Mary was noted as his next-of-kin.
|Parents Names:||Son of John and Margaret McCormack of Kenagh.|
|Notes:||McCormack was one of two Longford men in the RIR who died at Gallipoli on this day, Pte John Cullen of Edgeworthstown was the other.|
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