|Street:||Mail Coach Yard|
Living at 1 Coach Yard
Living at 11 Coach Yard
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
|Date of Death:||11-08-1916|
|Cause:||Killed in action, Battle of the Somme|
|Memorial:||Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, France|
Peter O'Hara was born c.1886 in Longford*: one of a family of eight children.
Pte O'Hara enlisted in Longford, and served at the front in 1914, for which he was awarded the 1914 (Mons) Star, as well as the British War Medal and Victory Medal. He was killed in action during one of the engagements in the Battle of the Somme.
|Parents Names:||Son of Thomas O'Hara (deceased) and Mary (née Cully) of Mail Coach Yard, Longford.|
|Notes:||*According to the 1911 census, Peter was born in Co. Galway. Peter may have been a relation of Sgt Patrick Joseph O'Hara, who died in June 1915 (http://longfordatwar.ie/soldiers/372)|
Link to CWGC entry; Link to will, National Archives