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Gaffney, Adam, 21st March 1918, 7th (South Irish Horse) Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 25311, Private, POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 30 and 31.

  Galgey, Leo, 29, 29th January 1940, Merchant Navy, S,S. Leo Dawson (Newcastle-on-Tyne). Son of Charles and Annie Galgey. of Dunmore East, Co. Waterford, Irish Republic. TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 64.

  Galloway, Harold Bessemer, 47, 25th September 1915, 7th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders, Major, Son of Charles J. Galloway, of Thorneyholme, Knutsford, Cheshire; husband of Sybil Galloway, of Blervie, Forres, Morayshire. Served in the Hazara Expedition (1891), Chitral Campaign (1895), and in the South African Campaign. Awarded the Royal Humane Society's Medal for saving life from drowning. LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 112 to 115

Galvin, Bartholomew, 26th September 1916, 7th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles, 3995, Lance Corporal, WYTSCHAETE MILITARY CEMETERY, Cemetery near Rossignol Estaminet, Kemmel, Mem. 5

Galvin, Richard, 13th August 1915, 2nd Bn. Leinster Regiment, 8265, Private, POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, I. G. 7.

  Gamble, William, 28, 30th April 1916, 7th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers, 16507, Lance Corporal, Son of William and Jane Gamble, of Cullinagh, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford,CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, I. J. 6

Garry, Stephen, 22nd December 1915, 1st Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 21863, Private, TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY, II. E. 5.

  Gatward, Robert Horace, 23, 23rd July 1916, 1st Bn. Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 11464, Lance Corporal, Son of the late Robert Gatward (S.M. 10th Hussars) and Hannah Gatward, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 6B

  Gatward, William James Martin, 14th November 1917, City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders), 40731, Lance Corporal, JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, X. 41.

  Gaule, John, 21. 4th July 1918, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 29019, Private, Son of Richard Gaule, of Haggard, Glenmore, GLENMORE (ST. JAMES) CATHOLIC CHURCHYARD, On South-East boundary.

Gaule, Martin, 24, 24th May 1915, 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 10045, Lance Corporal, Husband of Bridget Gaule, of 103 Castle Terrace,
Waterford, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 33.

  Gaule, W R (Martin), 31st May 1915, 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 10006, Private, ROESELARE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, II. E. 4.

  Gaule, William, 38, 28th May 1915, 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 6074, Private, Husband of Alice Gaule, of Kilbarry, Co Waterford, CAUDRY BRITISH CEMETERY, IV. B. 29.

Gaule, William, 29, 3rd September 1916, 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 8726, Son of Martin and Alice Gaule, of 6, John's Lane, Waterford, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 3 A

  Gavin, Martin, 12th September 1916, 6th Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 7545, Provate, ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, B. 21. 6.

Geary, Patrick, 23, 22nd October 1915, 1st Bn. Irish Guards, 3760, Private, Son of Michael and Bridget Geary, of 28, Patrick St., Waterford, VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, I. K. 1.

Geoghegan, John, 25, 30th June 1917, 270th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery, 53643, Gunner, Son of Bernard Geoghegan, of Borris-in-Ossory, Queen's Co., Ireland, FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY, Plot 3. Row F. Grave 27

Geoghegan, William, 43, 17th February 1919, 48th Bty. transf. to (Pte. 411041) 787th Area Employment Coy. Labour, Royal Field Artillery, 88469, Gunner, M M, Son of Peter and Ellen Geoghegan, BUTLERSTOWN (ST. ANN) CATHOLIC CHURCHYARD, In North-East part.

Photo Jerry McCarthy

Gibson, Patrick, 19th September 1918, 12th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, S/20133, Private, DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY, III. B. 4.

HMS Vivid Glavin, Patrick, 17, 3rd August 1915, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Vivid.", K/26347, Stoker 2nd Class, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Glavin, of Green St., Cappoquin, Co. Waterford. FORD PARK CEMETERY (FORMERLY PLYMOUTH OLD CEMETERY), General L. 10. 0.

Gleeson, Joseph, 18th February 1919, 3rd Bn. Royal Munster Fusiliers, I/6525, Corporal, Husband E E. Gleeson, of district Asylum, Waterford. CORK (ST. FINBARR'S) CEMETERY, E. North 19. 7.

Gleeson, Kieron, 22, 21st December 1916, 9th Field Coy. Royal Engineers, 23026, Sapper, Son of James and Annie Gleeson, of Ballyvalla, Ferrybank, Waterford, PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY, MARICOURT, III. D. 23

  Glody, Thomas, 28, 15th May 1917, 13th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment), 35195, Private, Son of Thomas Glody, of Dunmore East, Co. Waterford. ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, XVIII. N. 15.

Glynn, John, 24, 22nd August 1916, 2nd Bn. Leinster Regiment, 397, Corporal, Son of Robert and Mary J. Glynn, of Lismore, Co. Waterford, , LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, II. A. 45.

Goff, William Ernest Davis, 28, 20th May 1900, 3rd Dragoon Guards, Captain, Son of W G D Goff of Glenville. Waterford.

Capt. William Ernest Davis Goff, 3rd Dragoon Guards, attached Bethune's M.I., was killed in action during a reconnaissance between Blood River and Vryheid May 20th, 1900. He was born June, 1872, and educated at Wellington, where he was in Kempthorne's, 1886-18S9.
He entered the 3rd Dragoon Guards March, 1892, being promoted lieut. June, 1893, and capt. April, 1899. Capt. Goff was killed while leading his men in an attack on the enemy, and was mentioned in despatches, L.G., Feb. 8th, 1901, for his services.

Goggins, Michael, 42, 24th May 1915, "C" Coy. 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 4272, Private, Son of Patrick Goggins, of Mary's Lane, Wexford, and the late Catherine Goggins; husband of Elizabeth Goggins, of Wetherheld's Court, Bride St., Wexford, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 33.

Gorbey, Francis Rueben, 25, 23rd April 1915, 1st Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 8930, Lance Corporal, Son of Mrs. E. Gorbey, of 9, The Terrace, Tranmore, Co. Waterford, and the late Mr. J. W. Gorbey, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 33.

Gorman, Peter, 26th July 1916, 2nd Bn. Welsh Regiment, 1763, Private, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 7 A and 10 A.

  Gough, J Michael, 26, 20th July 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Shimosa" (Liverpool), Sailor,  Son of Alice Gough (nee Power), of 21, Hennessy Rd., Waterford, Ireland, and the late James Gough. Born at Lisnakill, Butlerstown, Co. Waterford, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL.

Gough, Michael, 27th September 1918, 1st Bn. Irish Guards, 11431, Private, SANDERS KEEP MILITARY CEMETERY, GRAINCOURT-LES-HAVRINCOURT, I. B. 6.

  Gough, Philip, 41, 12th October 1940, Civilian War dead, Civilian, of 2 Leicester Row. Son of Thomas Gough, of Carrigarea, Kilrossanty, Co. Waterford, Irish Republic. Died at Bishop Street. COVENTRY, COUNTY BOROUGH

Gough, William, 26th September 1916, 2nd Bn. Irish Guards, 8459, Private, HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, IV. H. 48.

  Gough, William, 28, 17th April 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civiian, The Revd. (Father); O.S.A.; Firewatcher; of St. Monica's Priory, Hoxton Square. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Gough, of Mitchell Street, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Irish Republic. Died at 19 Hoxton Square. SHOREDITCH, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH

Gould, A, 14th May 1920, 2nd Highland Bde., Royal Field Artillery, 43106, Battery Serjeant Major, CLONMEL (ST. PATRICKS) CEMETERY, 4. BB. 115.

Photo -  © Paul Murphy

  Goulding, Michael Joseph O'Neill, 34, 22nd February 1919, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H M S. Pembroke, London Z/7014, Able Seaman, Son of Michael and Ellen O'Neill Goulding, of "Hazeldene," London Rd., Hertford, Herts; husband of Bryde O'Neill Goulding (nee Gough), of 21, Great George's St., Waterford. GILLINGHAM (WOODLANDS) CEMETERY, KENT, Naval. R.C. 6. 272.

Gowans, John, 27, Royal Naval Reserve, Deck Hand, 16483DA, Son of William and Agnes Gowans, COBH OLD CHURCH CEMETERY, County Cork, Republic of Ireland. C, 25, 59.




  Grant, Edward, 16th August 1917, Royal Field Artillery, 101149, Gunner, MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, Spec. Memorial 2.

MV Fishpool Grant, John, 43, 14th November 1940, Merchant Navy, M.V. Fishpool (West Hartlepool), Donkeyman, Son of Kieran and Margaret Grant, of Waterford, Irish Republic. Tower Hill Memorial, Panel 49.

SS Coningbeg Grant, Kiernan, 17, 18th December 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Coningbeg" (Glasgow), Cattleman, Son of Margaret Grant, of 3, Blake's Lane, Waterford, and the late Kiernan Grant. TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Grant, Maurice, 32, 1st July 1916, 26th (Tyneside Irish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers, 26/240, Private, Husband of Mrs Rankin (formerly Grant), of 21, Baird Avenue, East Howdon, Northumberland, Born Waterford, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.

  Grant, Michael, 26th May 1915, 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 6732, Private, LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, I. A. 137.

Grant, Patrick, 25th April 1915, 4th Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 4807, Private, Son of Mrs. M. Grant, of Glenmore, Co. Kilkenny, COBH OLD CHURCH CEMETERY, B. 13. 26.

Grant, Patrick, 15th September 1916, 2nd Bn. Irish Guards, 7482, Private, Only son of Patrick Grant and Kathleen O'Sullivan, Costelloes Lane Waterford, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 7 D.

Grant, Richard, 29, 3rd November 1914, 1st Bn. East Lancashire Regiment, 8798, Private, Son of Richard and Catherine Grant, of 3, St. Ignatius St., Waterford, PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Panel 5 and 6.

Gray, John, 35, 30th January 1920, Royal Field Artillery, 8th Reserve Bty. transf. to (390180) 78th Coy Labour Corps, 213138, Driver, Son of William and Mary Gray, of Waterford; husband of Catherine Gray, of 1, Codrington St., Liverpool, LIVERPOOL (FORD) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY, Screen Wall 1914/18 (RD. 278)

Pierce Gray Gray, Pierce, 22, 25th May 1940, 2nd Bn. Dorsetshire Regimwnt, 5726297, Private, Son of James and Mary Anne Gray, of Waterford, Irish Republic. FESTUBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Grave 11.
                                        Original grave marker                    Pierce Gray's headstone

                                       With his sister Agnes. 

  Green, James, 29, 19th October 1914, 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 4072, Private, Brother of Mrs. Mary Driscoll, of 5, Tanyard Arch, Waterford, LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 11 and 12.

Green, Thomas, 27, 21st March 1918, 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 6430, Private, Son of Michael Green, Tanyards Arch, Waterford, Son of Michael Green, Tanyards Arch, Waterford, RIBEMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, AISNE, British. A. 3.

Grey, Edward, 22, 12th September 1914, 1st Bn. Irish Guards, 4283, Private, Son of John and Ellen Grey, of Barrack St., Tallow, Co. Waterford, LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL

  Griffin, Michael, 33, 19th October 1914, 2nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment, 6212, Private, Son of Joseph and Bridget Griffin, of Priest Rd., Tramore; husband of Sarah Griffin, of Upper Crobally, Tramore, Co. Waterford, LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 11 and 12.

  Griffin, Richard, 22, 17th October 1918, 111th Bty. 24th Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 100418, Gunner, Son of Michael and Johanna Griffin, VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Panel 3 and 4.

Griffin, Thomas, 42, 18th December 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Coningbeg" (Glasgow), Able Seaman, on of Ellen Griffin, and the late Patrick Griffin; husband of Agnes Griffin (nee Jennings), of 20, Doyle St., Waterford. TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

                                                            SS Coningbeg

Guerins, John, 46, 23rd March 1915, Royal Munster Fusiliers, Depot , 5189, Private, Husband of Bridget Guerins, of Strand St., Dungarvan, TRALEE MILITARY CEMETERY, Middle of right section.

Guest, Frederick, 19, 28th April 1915, 1st Bn. Rifle Brigade, Z/805, Son of John Thomas and Sarah Ann Guest, of 1114, Eleventh St., Trafford Park; husband of Alice Guest, of 930, Ninth St., Trafford Park, Manchester. Born Cappoquin, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

Guiry, John, 1st July 1916, 2nd Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 21195, Private, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 16 C.

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