War Graves and Memorials Transcriptions, Athy, Co. Kildare

The following war graves and memorials transcriptions were compiled by the Athy Cemeteries Committee and given to From-Ireland, with permission to publish, by Michael Donovan, secretary of the Athy Cemeteries Committee.

St. Michael’s Old Graveyard

Thomas Stafford Who Died 18/2/1925 Aged 65. Julia Who Died 19/6/1928 Aged 60. 2 Brothers Edward Stafford & Thomas Stafford Killed In Action In France

John Alexander Hannon Ardreigh House Who Died 3/4/1923. His Sons Ion Hannon & Leslie Hannon Died In The Great War. Also His Wife Martha Matilda Who Died 22/3/1934

Erected By Henry Jonathan Hosie Closeburn Athy In Memory Of His Wife Laura Sophie Who Died 27/1/1963. Their Son Terence K. Hosie B.A. Royal Engineers Killed In Action In Italy 23/11/1943 & The Above Henry Jonathan Hosie O.B.E. Who Died 25/10/1967

George Hempenstall Forest Who Died 12/12/1936 Aged 65. His Wife Sarah Ann Hempenstall Who Died 20/5/1947 Aged 70. Their Son Robert Hempenstall RN. Who Was Killed At The Bay of Acre 7/11/1946 Aged 27

Joseph Crampton Emily Square Who Died 10/12/1938 Aged 75. His Nephew William Crampton Who Died 22/5/1927 Aged 34 Of Wounds Received While Serving With The Royal Engineers in Great War. Hilda Margaret Widow Of William Who Died 6/9/1975 Aged 84

Private J. Dwyer R.A.S.C. Who Died 31/3/1918 Aged 39.

Margaret Murphy Who Died 5/11/1902 Aged 50. Her Mother Mary McEvoy Who Died 5/2/1897 Aged 62. Her Son Joseph Murphy Killed In Action In France 12/10/1916 Aged 25 R.D.F. His Father James Murphy Who Died 7/11/1917 Aged 75

Richard Daniel Telford Who Died 7/1/1905 Aged 56. Isobelle Gertrude Telford His Infant Daughter. Alfred George Telford R.F.A. Killed In France 3/10/1918 Aged 31. Alicia Armstrong Who Died 19/12/1916. Widow Of John Armstrong Braymore Clara King’s County.

Guardsman M. O Brien Who Died 26/12/1917 Aged 27

M. Byrne Leinster Regiment Died 21/11/1918 Aged 27. In Loving Memory of Michael Walsh Woodstock Street Athy Who Died 3/8/193719

Lance Coporal J. Lawler Royal Dublin Fusiliers Who Died 3/10/1918

Private T. Flynn Connaught Rangers Who Died 26/2/1915 Aged 28.

John Holland M.R.C.V.S. Model Farm Athy Who Died 2/6/1921 Aged 74. Sons Kevin Holland Major R.A.M.C. Who Died 6/9/1933 Aged 34. Michael William Holland M.R.C.V.S. Who Died 26/1/1934 Aged 38. His wife Catherine Holland Who Died 17/10/51 Aged 97. His Grandson Killed In Action Major Niall V. Holland M.C. 4/5 Maharattl LGT. Infantry Burma June 1944 Aged 25 Years. Sergeant William Holland A.C.R.A.F. Italy April 1944 Aged 19. Daughter Francis Holland Who Died 3/6/1968. Maror Vincent Holland V.C. L. De H. C. De G. Tasmania 27/2/1975. Cyprian Holland Who Died 25/7/1978 Aged 76.

Private M. Hyland Royal Dublin Fusiliers Who Died 19 September 1916 Aged 29

Mary Byrne Who Died 15/1/1885 Aged 74. Her Husband Thomas Byrne Who Died 21/12/1890 Aged 78. Their Son Patrick Byrne Who Died 22/3/1907 Aged 19. Anthony Byrne Killed In France 27/4/1915 Aged 17.

Erected By Thomas Pender In Memory of His Wife Annie Pender Who Died 11/7/1920 Aged 56. Children Michael Pender Who Died 21/8/1889 Aged 3. Thomas Pender Who Died 25/12/1899 Aged 16. Mary pender Who Died 19/1/1900. Bridget Pender Who Died 28/1/1912 Aged 14. Joseph Pender Killed In Action In France 12/4/1917 Serving In 2nd Leinster Royal Canadians

Erected By John Curtis In Memory Of His Wife Margaret Curtis Who Died 16/9/1924 Aged 62. 3 Sons Lawerence, Pat & John Curtis.

Thomas Power Who Died 20/2/1916 Aged 17. Christopher Power Who Was Killed 25/4/1915 Aged 22. His Mother Sarah Power Who Died 27/1/1937 Aged 67. Her Daughter mary Who Died 26/3/1926 Aged 33. Sarah Power Shruelln Lane Who Died 22/11/1978

Tolligory Graveyard

Private Martin Maloney Leinster Regiment Who Died 13th march 1917 Aged 33.

Nicholastown Graveyard

Gunner L. Dunne Royal Garrison Artillery Who Died 1st December 1919

Michael Murphy Of Kilkea Who Died 24/9/1965 Aged 62 Years. Also His Wife Anne Murphy Who Died 9/2/1981 Aged 80 Years. Also His Brother Martin Murphy Killed In Action In France 21/10/1915 Aged 21.

Kilberry Church of Ireland Graveyard

Thomas Mullen Who Died 4/8/1920 Aged 84. His Infant Daughter Edith Frances Who Died 14/3/1880. His Youngest Son Albert Charles Mullen Irish Guards Killed In Action In The Great War 30/9/1915 Aged 18. Interred In Loos France.

St. John’s Graveyard

Brevet Colonel Sir A.A. Weldon CVO DSO Leinster Regiment Who Died 29/6/1917 Aged 54

Also In Memory Of Thomas J. Hannon 2nd Lieut. K.S.L.I. Only Son Of Thomas James Hannon Milview House Died Of Wounds At Cambrai 1st Dec 1917 Aged 20 Yrs. Also In Memory Of Kathleen Thomasina Wife Of H. P. Hannon Ardreigh House Died 18th Jan. 1918 “Underneath Are The Everlasting Arms”