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John Joseph Tierney

Rank: Private
Townland: Rooska
Town/Village: Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Rathcline
Catholic Parish: Rathcline
Alternative Address: Lanesborough; Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford (1901)
Census 1901: Resident at Abbeyshrule
Census 1911: Resident at Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Regiment/Unit: Royal Munster Fusiliers, 8th Battalion
Regiment Number: 8/5718
Date of Death: 03-11-1916
Cause: Unknown, at Netley, Hampshire.
Memorial: Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire, U.K.

John Joseph was born May 1895 in Lanesborough and was one of 6 children by John and Ellen Tierney. John Sr. was an R.I.C. constable, originally from Co. Clare. 

By 1911, they lived in Abbeyshrule where his father was stationed as a sergeant. On the retirement of John Sr, the family moved to Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare.

John Joseph enlisted in Co. Clare.

Parents Names: Son of John Tierney and Ellen (née Dobson), Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare.
Notes: His mother was from Co. Leitrim.

Link to CWGC entry; Link to Civil Record of birth; Co Clare Great War dead; Co Clare Library, North Clare soldiers

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