Lurgan's Dead from The Great War 1914-18

Joseph Collins

We Will Remember Them

Rifleman Collins, Joseph
16th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles

who died on
Monday, 8th November 1915, aged 18

Additional Information:
Son of William John and Minnie Collins, of Donaghcloney, Lurgan

Private Joseph Collins had taken ill and was invalided home from France to Brynkinalt Hospital, Wrexham, Wales, where after undergoing an operation he died on his eighteenth birthday. His mother received letters of sympathy from Captain H. F. Shepard, Lieutenant E. Somerfield, Rifleman R. McKeown and Rifleman W. J. Dreaning who wrote on behalf of the servicemen from Donaghcloney and district. Joseph was born in Donaghcloney and enlisted in Lurgan, prior to his enlistment he had been employed by Liddell and Sons.

CHIRK (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Denbighshire, United Kingdom
Grave or Reference Panel Number:
East of church.

from information supplied by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Our thanks to Richard Edgar for additional information.

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