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  cap badgePrivate Patrick Sharkey / McGarry

1st Battalion Connaught Rangers
Service No: 5228

Patrick Sharkey / McGarry grave

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Family Information

Patrick McGarry had 2 sisters listed on his Army Register of Soldiers Effects. They were Jane Brennan and Mary McCartney.

Born / Resided

St. Peter's, Belfast / 346 Main St, Coatbridge

Died

Died of Wounds 08/10/1916

Enlisted

Hamilton

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Buried / Remembered

Amara War Cemetery (VII. A. 12), Iraq

Cemetery / Memorial Information

Amara War Cemetery contains 4,621 burials of the First World War, more than 3,000 of which were brought into the cemetery after the Armistice. 925 of the graves are unidentified. In 1933, all of the headstones were removed from this cemetery when it was discovered that salts in the soil were causing them to deteriorate. Instead a screen wall was erected with the names of those buried in the cemetery engraved upon it. Plot XXV is a Collective Grave, the individual burial places within this are not known. There are also seven non-war graves in the cemetery.

Additional Information

This mans REAL NAME IS PATRICK MCGARRY. He is listed as SHARKEY on the Memorial and PETER McGARRY in the 1919 book. Service numbers and Battalions both the same as is date of death. He is buried in Amara War Cemetery which contains 4,621 burials of the First World War, more than 3,000 of which were brought into the cemetery after the Armistice. 925 of the graves are unidentified. In 1933, all of the headstones were removed from this cemetery when it was discovered that salts in the soil were causing them to deteriorate. Instead a screen wall was erected with the names of those buried in the cemetery engraved upon it. Plot XXV is a Collective Grave, the individual burial places within this are not known. See photos for Patrick's Medal Index Card, his Army Register of Soldiers Effects, his Service Medal and Award Rolls x 2, his listing in the Ireland Casualties WW1, his CWGC Grave Registration, his name on the Amara War Cemetery (Screen Wall) Panel List, the Connaught Rangers Cap Badge, the CWGC Iraq Roll of Honour x 4 and Patrick's name in the CWGC Iraq Roll of Honour.

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