ARMAGH, on 01 September 2011 - 09:29 PM, said:
Looking help from the good folk on the forum.
2 Armagh men killed on the same day,same surname are they brothers? I have researched the local papers,service records etc maybe I am missing some thing???
8214 Rifleman Thomas .Kearney age 20.1st Bn Royal Irish Rifles KIA 16 /08 /1917 son of Patrick Kearney 4 Railway st Armagh. Tyne Cote Memorial.
12354 Pte Patrick Kearney age n/k. 9th Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers KIA 16 /08 /1917 Birthplace Armagh Residence Armagh. Enlisted Coatbridge Lanarks. Tyne Cote Cemetery.
1911 Census Kearney Family at 65 Railway St. Armagh there is a Patrick Kearney aged 18 also a Thomas Kearney aged 14.
1911 Census Kearney Family at 11 Irish st Armagh there is a Patrick aged 18.
Are they Brothers or not?
Hi mate. According to the 1919 Coatbridge book 2 Cairney`s enlisted from Coatbridge (R. Irish. Fus). Patrick (12355, 5th Batt) and William (12356, 3rd Batt) . Both have the address of 16 East Stewart St, Coatbridge. Sorry have no further info on them