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1547   Private Patrick Duffin
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Dated added: 27/09/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Leinster Regiment (British Army)
Died: 05/09/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 41
Patrick Duffin was born about 1875 in Moneyglass, just north of Toome. Patrick Duffin married Jane O'Neill on 22nd December 1898. The family moved to Varna Street in Belfast. Patrick was a labourer and Jane was a spinner of linen yarn. Private Patrick Duffin was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Leinster Regiment when he died of wounds on Tuesday 5th September 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension
  Amiens, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave 2-C-19
CWGC Casualty 21371
Corbie is a small town 15 kilometres east of Amiens. Go north from the town centre taking the D1 (Rue Gambetta) in the direction of Bray. You will arrive at a set of traffic lights with the hospital diagonally on your left. Continue, taking the second turning on your right onto the Rue des Longues Vignes (VC6). The cemetery lies about 800 metres on the left and the extension is east of the Communal Cemetery.
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1 1901 Census lists Duffin family 1901 census lists Patrick as age 24, living with his family at house 26 in Varna Street, Falls, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists Duffin family 1911 census lists Patrick as age 36, living with his family at house 26 in Varna Street, Falls, Belfast
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Private Patrick Duffin
4 National Archives UK Medal card of Private Patrick Duffin can be purchased here
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Patrick Duffin's grave can be purchased here
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