Arthur O'Flaherty 26-Mar-15

First Name: Arthur
Last Name:O'Flaherty
Rank: Private
Regiment: 1st Irish Guards
Military Number:6261
Place of Birth:St. Bridget's Terrace
Place of Death:Belgium ( Killed in Action)
Date of Death:26-Mar-15
Additional Information:

Killed in Action: (Belgium) 26 March 1915. Age 20.

Supplementary Notes: Enlisted: Galway.

Son of Michael & Anne O’ Flaherty of 37   St. Bridget’s Terrace, Galway.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission record the date of death as 28 march 1916 . However,  the Family have a letter of condolence written by father Brown ( Irish Guards chaplain) dated 27 of March 1915. The letter  states that he was killed on 26 March. It was included in the  Galway and the the Great war, P.175

Buried: Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery – ieper – West – Vlaanderen – Belgium (E.14)


Irish Guards

Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery-West- Vlaanderen-Belgium ( I. E. 24.)

Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery-West- Vlaanderen-Belgium (I. E. 24)