RDFA/004 Corporal Henry Kavanagh

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Henry KavanaghThe collection contains letters and photographs relating to war time experiences of Corporal Henry Kavanagh of 167 Merrion Road, Dublin, his brothers Enoch and Norman, and their friend George Poulton.  Like the Gunning Brothers, Henry joined the D Company ‘The Pals’, 7th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers which contained recruits from the Irish Rugby Football Union Volunteers. Henry fought firstly in Gallipoli in 1915, and was then transferred to Salonika Greece. He was killed in action in Salonika, Greece on 23rd September 1916, during the battle of the Struma River.

RDFA/004 Corporal Henry Kavanagh (1894-1916) (pdf, 40kb) (cannot access pdf?)