Posted 07 February 2012 - 05:07 PM
From 'The Laois War Dead'
DUNPHY, K P. Rank: Lieutenant. Regiment or Service: Leinster Regiment.
Unit;2nd Battalion. Date of Death:19-May-1920. He won the Military Cross and is listed in the London Gazette.
Nationalist and Leinster Times.
The Late Sergeant Dunphy.
The remains of the late Sergeant Kieran Dunphy, Cullohill, Rathdowney, who was shot dead in Limerick on Wednesday evening last were brought by motor to his native place on Friday afternoon, and placed in the church, where they lay overnight. On the following (Saturday) morning, Requiem Office and High Mass were celebrated for the repose of his soul, after which the funeral, which was of large dimensions, left for Durrow, where internment took place. The death of Sergeant Dunphy, who was only 32 years of age, is very much regretted, and sympathy is extended to his family who are large farmers residing in Cullohill.
Grave or Memorial Reference:In the South West part. Cemetery: Durrow Catholic Churchyard in County Laois.