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  • Photo published on 14th November 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
Person Details
Sneinton Nottingham
He was the son of Thomas and Annie Corcoran and the brother of Mary, Tom, Kate and Edward Corcoran. In 1911 they lived on Bellar Gate St Mary's and in 1911 at 33 Pipe Street (both Nottingham).
He was either a regular or a recalled reservist. He was serving with 1st Bn Sherwood Foresters at Trimulgherry Barrack Deccan India in 1911.
01 Jun 1916
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10413
Private
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
10413 Private Patrick Corcoran enlisted in Nottingham around August 1907 and after recruit training was posted to the 1st battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Patrick went to France with the battalion on 4 November 1914. The war diary for 1 June 1916 had the following -" June 1916, HQ Fosse 10 - 1st, Weather fine. All quiet during the day. Heavy shelling over Bully and Souchez all evening. There were three casualties in advanced companies in Bully - 2 killed. Killed Sgt Woolley, Pte Corkran". Patrick's body would have been removed to Bully-Grenay Cemetery and buried.Bully - Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension I.A.17
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  • Photo published on 14th November 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Patrick Corcoran - Photo published on 14th November 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.