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    Default CARROLL, Matthew, Dublin, military d1896

    Mis-filed in the MAR section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363):

    Matthew CARROLL, son of JANE CARROLL (address: 53 Smithfield, Dublin).
    No clues to his age, but
    He joined the Royal Artillery on 20 August 1888, served, got into trouble (jail 1894) and died 24 December 1896, at Dublin, cause unknown.

    Regimental Number: 6839 (possibly a 5th digit, unreadable)

    Anc****y, MAR, pages 142978-142981

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    On Findmypast:

    Service number is 68394

    Age given as 19 years 10 months at attestation on 20th August 1888, so born October 1868?

    Served in India for 7 years.

    A very colourful and comprehensive service and medical record.

    Died Whitworth Hospital, Dublin 24th December 1896, no other details.

    Last edited by elsinore; 06-07-2020 at 9:20 PM. Reason: Typo


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