IN LOVING MEMORY OF:

Roderick De Stracpoole 11-Mar-15


First Name: Roderick
Last Name:De Stracpoole
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Military Number:
Place of Birth:Mount Hazel Woodlawn
Place of Death:Neuve Chapelle France ( Killed in Action)
Date of Death:11-Mar-15
Age:19
Additional Information:

Killed in Action: (Marne or Aisne, France) 20 September 1914. Age 22.

Supplementary Notes: Son of the Duke & Duchess de Stacpoole of Mount Hazel Woodlawn. Brother of Roderick de Stacpoole, (See Listings). ‘Mentioned in Despatches’. On 7 May 1915, a solemn mass was held for him at the Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Ballymacward• It was presided over by the Most Rev. Dr Gilmartin. Brother of Robert de Stacpoole, also killed in Action, both brothers are remembered on a memorial plaque in the church. Another brother,Hubert’ with the Leinster regiment, and was recovering from wounds when his brother was killed. A fourth brother, George, served with the Connaught Rangers, and survived.

Buried:  Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue – Nord – France (VI. A. 10


Roderick De Stacpoole

Second Lieutenant

Royal Garrison Artillery

Artillery

Pont -du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue-Nord-France.(VI. A. 10.)

Pont -du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue-Nord-France.(VI. A. 10.)