My grandfather Matthew Thomas Connolly (Sgt.Major)
is listed in the records of the Rathdrum Catholic Church. One of 9 children.Resided with a local family, listed on census as 'scholar'
Crossed to England aged...
Participated in WW1 in English forces then in Irish forces.
Married Florence Emily Lees
'Florrie' In 1915.
Noreen (Florence) Connolly 1920
Sheila (Mary) Connolly 1925
Bachelors Degree from the University of London.
Worked for the British Government.
Deceased 1937 of throat cancer.
|Date of Death||1937|