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Private Patrick Colgan

7th Battalion Royal Irish Regiment
Service No: 26597

Patrick  Colgan grave





Personal details

Family Information

Husband of Mary Corrigan Colgan of 68 Coats St, Coatbridge. Father of 4 children

Born / Resided

Dromore, Co. Tyrone / 68 Coats St, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 02/09/1918 at Wulverghem




Furnace Filler, Calder Iron Works



Buried / Remembered

Dranoutre Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Additional Information

Patrick came to Coatbridge some time in the 1900s. He initially enlisted in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers (30985) before transferring to the Royal Irish Regiment. During the final advance in West Flanders as the preparations for the Third Battle of Ypres got underway he was killed as his Battalion captured the village of Wulverghem

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