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William Franklin Ireland, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1882
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1920
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA

Died in Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA

Walter S. [sic] Ireland, of Norfolk,
Victim Of Accident In Navy Yard -
Walter S. [sic] Ireland, aged 39 years, 825 Clay avenue, Norfolk, was fatally injured yesterday afternoon about 3 o'clock in the navy yard, when a piece of lumber fell from a crane, striking him under the arm, crushing his side and severing an artery. Death resulted in a few minutes on account of loss of blood, and internal injuries. Mr. Ireland was working in dry dock No. 4, where the two large submarines are being repaired, and a large crane was passing lumber over his head. A large piece of lumber became disengaged and Mr. Ireland threw up his right arm, evidently for protection. The plank struck him under the arm, practically severing that member from his body and cutting a large artery as well as crushing in his side. Mr. Ireland was employed as a ship carpenter. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose. He is survived by a widow, Mrs. Chloe Ireland; two sons, Norman G. and Ernest Lee Ireland; and two daughters, Chloe Inez and Rena E. Ireland. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clcok tomorrow morning, from the home." Virginian-Pilot, Oct 5, 1920

"IRELAND - At the Norfolk Naval Yard Monday afternoon October 4, 1920, about 3 o'clock, WILLIAM F. IRELAND, in the 39th year of his age. Funeral services from his late residence, 825 Clay avenue, WEDNESDAY MORNING October 6, 1920, at 10:30 o'clock. Friends of the family invited to attend. Interment Forest Lawn." Virginian-Pilot, Oct. 5, 1920.

"WILLIAM F. IRELAND - The funeral of William F. Ireland took place yesterday morning at the residence, 825 Clay avenue, and was conducted by Rev. E. P. Miner of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery, the pall bearers being William Farnham, B. F. White, H. T. Fisher, E. E. Forrest, G. T. Snead and George T. Foreman." Virginian-Pilot, Oct 7, 1920

Family links: 
  William Wallace Ireland (1856 - 1937)
  Nancy Ann Sykes Ireland (1857 - 1887)
  Cloey Armeta Clark Ireland (1882 - 1947)
  William Thomas Ireland (1905 - 1905)*
  Cloey Inez Ireland Hall (1906 - 1980)*
  Clarence Franklin Ireland (1909 - 1910)*
  Norman Gerard Ireland (1910 - 1951)*
  William Franklin Ireland (1913 - 1914)*
  Rena Evelyn Ireland Smith (1915 - 1950)*
  Ernest Lee Ireland (1918 - 1954)*
  Infant Ireland (1880 - 1880)*
  William Franklin Ireland (1882 - 1920)
  Infant Ireland (1887 - 1887)*
  John Daniel Ireland (1889 - 1953)**
  James Wallace Ireland (1894 - 1955)**
  Infant Ireland (1897 - 1897)**
  Herbert Jennings Ireland (1900 - 1969)**
*Calculated relationship
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Southwest Center Lot 376 Sp 1
Maintained by: SY
Originally Created by: Dottie
Record added: May 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69444784
William Franklin Ireland, Sr
Added by: SY
William Franklin Ireland, Sr
Added by: Dottie
William Franklin Ireland, Sr
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