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Rector’s Letter – June 2016

May 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Notice Board

I went to look for the Bergins. Private Jeremiah Bergin was born in Mountrath and enlisted at Castletown. He was a member of the Second Battalion of the Leinster Regiment and was killed in action on 20th October 1914. Private Patrick Bergin was born in Mountrath and enlisted at  Portlaoise, which was then called Maryborough. No age is given for Jeremiah, Patrick was just nineteen years old when he died. Neither of them have a grave, not enough of them remained to identify them, instead their names appear on the Ploegsteert Memorial …