Not sure about the accuracy of the Furey brothers WW1 story

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Thanks for your response.

I've read the story of a number of Fureys being killed in WW1, but I think it may be a little exaggerated. Certainly two died (Francis and Thomas), one was aPOW and my own gfather was invalided out. I reckon my gfather and Francis and Thomas were cousins, but not brothers.

My info has Wiliam who married Mary Ward being born at Kilchreedt in 1850. I went on to become his gggrandson.

I've drafted a family chart that goes back to William's father who married Mary Cafferty around 1845 (ish).

Happy to share


John Mc

South Australia
in Genealogy Help by John McGowan G2G Rookie (250 points)

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Rest in Peace cousin John McGowan, you are missed, 2017

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