Private Patrick McBrien

Private Patrick McBrien

Knocks, County Leitrim, Ireland
Death 10 Oct 1918 (aged 40)
At Sea
Burial Southampton, Southampton Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England
Memorial ID 13244230 · View Source
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47115 Private Patrick McBrien.
The West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
3rd Battalion.

Aged 40.
Son of Patrick McBrien and Mary McBrien, formerly Corrigan, of Corglass, Drumlish, Co. Longford.

Husband of Elizabeth Mary Martin McBrien, of Corglass, Moyne, Co. Longford.
The marriage of Patrick McBrien and Elizabeth Martin was registered in Darlington district, in the quarter ended March 1909.

The family could not be found in the 1901 or 1911 census of Ireland
The family were recorded in the 1911 census, in Darlington, Durham, England.
They had 2 children,
Philip, b. 1909,
Martin, b. 1910,

Mary, b. 1914.
Elizabeth, b. 1917.

Patrick was a military passenger on board R.M.S. Leinster which was sunk by torpedoes from a German Submarine 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 widow Elizabeth died on 25 June 1921, aged 32, at Corglass, Drumlish, Co. Longford. The cause of her death was a Duodenal Ulcer.

His mother Mary died on 22 January 1911, aged 70, at Corglass.
His father Patrick died on 4 February 1920, aged 81, at Corglass.

His name is included in
R.M.S. Leinster Casualties I - Z

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  • Maintained by: John
  • Originally Created by: International Wargraves Photography Project
  • Added: 5 Feb 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13244230
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Private Patrick McBrien (17 Mar 1878–10 Oct 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13244230, citing Hollybrook War Memorial, Southampton, Southampton Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .