Patrick Lyons 23-Aug-15

First Name: Patrick
Last Name:Lyons
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5th Connaught Rangers
Military Number:137
Place of Birth:St. Jarlath's Parish Tuam
Place of Death:Gallipoli ( Killed in Action)
Date of Death:23-Aug-15
Additional Information:

Death: ( Gallipoli ) 23 August 1915.  Age 63.

Supplementary Notes: Enlisted; Galway.

Born: St Jarlath’s Parish ,Tuam. If his age is recorded correctly, he was the oldest Know Galway Soldier to die during the Great War. Tom Canavan was also age 63, when he was lost Following the sinking of the trawler Pretty Polly, and he was a civilian, not an enlisted man.

Remembered: Helles Memorial – Gallipoli – Turkey  ( 185 to 190).

Connaught Rangers

Connaught Rangers.

Helles Memorial -Turkey ( 181 to 183)

Helles Memorial- Turkey (171 to 173).