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19/02/2021 The CWGC record Private Joseph Donnelly as the son of Mr and Mrs B Donnelly of 20 Springview Street, Belfast.
19/02/2021 Joseph Donnelly is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
19/02/2021 Private Joseph Donnelly has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres.
19/02/2021 Private Joseph Donnelly was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on 24th May 1915. He was 20 years old.
19/02/2021 Private Joseph Donnelly arrived in France with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers on 2nd May 1915.
19/02/2021 The 1911 census lists Joseph as age 18 living with the family at house 41 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone. Joseph was a general labourer.
19/02/2021 Known family: Bernard Donnelly, Bridget Donnelly, Patrick Donnelly (born 26th November 1891), Joseph Donnelly (born 11th May 1893), Mary Donnelly (born 7th June 1896), Felix Donnelly (born 12th October 1898), Bridget Donnelly (born 3rd March 1904).
19/02/2021 The 1901 census lists Joseph as age 8, living with the family at house 67 in Annagher, Coalisland. His father was a hackler.
19/02/2021 Joseph was born on 11th May 1893. He was the second of at least seven children, five surviving. All five were born in the Dungannon area.
19/02/2021 Joseph Donnelly was the second son of Bernard and Brigid Donnelly. Bernard Donnelly and Brigid Donnelly were married on 8th February 1891 in the district of Dungannon.
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30/12/2015 Joseph Donnelly enlisted in Dungannon.
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