|Death: ||Mar. 21, 1921|
County Kerry, Ireland
Casualty of the Great War, Serjeant Brundish, Service No: 6446503, died from wounds when ambushed while travelling in a train at Headford County Kerry,during the Irish War of Independence.He was with the 1st Bn.Royal Fusiliers . He was 31.The guerrilla war in Kerry escalated rapidly in the spring of 1921. The county was occupied by the British Army, Auxiliary Division and Black and Tan paramilitary police, and the ordinary Royal Irish Constabulary police.
The Second Kerry Brigade (South Kerry) of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) ambushed a train carrying British troops at Headford Junction railway station (near Killarney, County Kerry).At least 16 people died in the incident – 10 British soldiers, 2 IRA volunteers and 4 civilians (including an informer killed after the ambush).
Civil Registration:Births Dec 1889
Brundish George Dartford 2a 460
Other casualties of the Headford Ambush with place of interment where known,include:
Lieutenant C E Adams d.Mar. 21, 1921 Sutton Cemetery of Ashfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield,
Private A George d. Mar. 21, 1921 Killarney New Cemetery, Killarney,Kerry,Ireland
Private Frederick George West d. Mar. 21, 1921 Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial, Brookwood,Surrey
Private Benjamin James Whiting b. 1894 d. Mar. 21, 1921 Grangegorman Military Cemetery
Private Frank Edward Woods, d. Mar. 21, 1921Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial, Brookwood,Surrey
Private George Edward L.Young, b. Sep., 1900 d. Mar. 21, 1921 Fulham Palace Road Cemetery,Fulham
Lance Corporal Edward Albert Chandler d. Mar. 21, 1921 Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial, Brookwood,Surrey
St Peter Churchyard
Castle Point Borough
Plot: In North-East corner.
Created by: geoffrey gillon
Record added: Oct 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60040004