Resident at Clonbrin, Abbeyshrule
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 1st Battalion|
|Date of Death:|
|Cause:||Survived the war|
Alexander was 4 August 1890 in Clonbrin, Abbeyshrule, the son of Alexander and Jane Fry. He was the younger brother of Thomas Fry of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, who was killed at Gallipoli. Alexander was discharged from the army in 1917 due to injuries.
Interestingly, it was either Alexander himself or his father who discovered the Clonbrin Shield in the bog just outside Abbeyshrule. The shield dates from c.13000 BCE and is the only known Bronze Age leather shield to survive.
Thomas was also a relative of Gnr Robert Mills, who was killed in action in 1917.
|Parents Names:||Son of Alexander Fry and Jane Fry (née McKeon) of Clonbrin, Abbeyshrule|
|Notes:||Jane Fry had passed away prior to 1901 and Alexander Sr. died in 1914.|