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Sgt George Brundish
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Birth: 1889
Dartford
Kent, England
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,
Nottinghamshire,England

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
Dublin

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
 
 
Burial:
St Peter Churchyard
Thundersley
Essex, England
Plot: In North-East corner.
 
Created by: geoffrey gillon
Record added: Oct 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60040004
Sgt George Brundish
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