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Corporal Denis Creedon

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Corporal Denis Creedon

  • Birth 23 Aug 1887 Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland
  • Death 10 Oct 1918 At Sea
  • Burial Southampton, Southampton Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England
  • Plot
  • Memorial ID 13243134


301441 Corporal Dennis Creedon.
The Royal Air Force.

Aged 31.
Son of Jeremiah Creedon and Norah Creedon, formerly Hallinan, of Laught, Rathcoole, Banteer, Co. Cork.


In the 1901 census, the Creedon family were living at Laught, Rathcool, Co. Cork [between Banteer and Millstreet].

present were,

Jerry Creedon, aged 68, a Farmer, married,
Hanorah, his wife, aged 51, a Housekeeper,

John, son, aged 25, an Agricultural Labourer,
Kate, daughter, aged 15, a Scholar,
Denis, son, aged 13, a Scholar,
Ellen, daughter, aged 11, a Scholar,
Con, son, aged 9, a Scholar,



He was a military passenger on board R.M.S. Leinster which was sunk by torpedoes in the Irish Sea, 16 miles east of Dublin, shortly before 10am on the morning of 10th October 1918, on its outbound journey of 100km [68 miles] from Kingstown [now Dun Laoghaire], Dublin, to Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales.
His body was not recovered.


His name is included in
R.M.S. Leinster



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  • Maintained by: John
  • Originally Created by: International Wargraves Photography Project
  • Added: 5 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13243134
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corporal Denis Creedon (23 Aug 1887–10 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13243134, citing Hollybrook War Memorial, Southampton, Southampton Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .