Volunteer Patrick Dorgan

 

Volunteer Patrick Dorgan (aged 23) of Island, Burnfort (Mourne Abbey)

Date of incident: 15 Feb. 1921

Sources: CE, 17 Feb. 1921; CC, 17 Feb. 1921; Military Inquests, WO 35/148/43 (TNA); George Power’s WS 451, 17 (BMH); Richard Willis and John Bolster’s WS 808, 12-13 (BMH); Tadhg McCarthy’s WS 965, 9-11 (BMH); Leo O’Callaghan’s WS 978, 15-18 (BMH); Jeremiah Daly’s WS 1015, 6-8 (BMH); Tadhg Looney’s WS 1196, 9-14 (BMH); John Ronayne’s WS 1269, 7-10 (BMH); John O’Sullivan’s WS 1376, 9-11 (BMH); O’Donoghue (1954, 1986), 136-37; Last Post (1976), 80; ‘The Irish Rebellion in the 6th Division Area’, Irish Sword, 27 (Spring 2010), 143; http://homepage.eircom.net/~corkcounty/Timeline/Mourne%20Abbey.htmhttp://www.tameside.gov.uk/museumsgalleries/mom/objectfocus/razor (17 Sept. 2015); Mourne Abbey Memorial, Knockmourne, Mallow.     

 

Note: Dorgan was one of the four Volunteers who were killed at Mourne Abbey or died later of wounds received there. In 1911 he was one of the five children (three sons and two daughters) of the Island farmer Timothy Dorgan and his wife Margaret.  


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