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Martin Loftus

Martin Loftus[1]

Male 1880 - 1924  (43 years)

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  • Name Martin Loftus  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Baptism 12th November 1880   Portumna, County Galway, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Sponsors were Patrick Mullin and Ellen Grady. 
    Born 12 Nov 1880  Portumna, County Galway, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Before 1900  Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gamekeeper Lord Potts Estate Balinasloe 
    _WEIG 1900  Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    125 lbs 
    _MILT 27 December 1900  Attested in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11
    Royal Artillery Regiment. Rank: Gunner/Bomardier/Acting Corpral 
    Residence 1901  Topsham Artillery Barracks, Heavitree, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1911  24 Newtown Stalavan (St. Laurence Gate, Louth) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Martin Loftus 1911 Ireland Census
    Martin Loftus 1911 Ireland Census
    _MILT 19 December 1912  Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Re engaged for Army reserve R F A. 
    _MILT 7 Aug 1914  Athlone, County West Meath, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mobilization 
    Residence 1916  Mesopotamia and Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Theatre of War 
    Record ID Number 26 
    _HEIG 1919 
    5'9 
    _MDCL Fresh complexion with blue eyes and brown hair 
    Died 4 Sept 1924  Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 9
    • Malaria and the effects of mustard gas poisoning.
    Buried Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID P22  Brennancass
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 

    Father James Loftus,   b. 19 March 1855, Portumna, County Galway, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1933, Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Grady,   b. 23 March 1857, Tynagh, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 June 1940, Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 31 Oct 1877  Killeen, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    spouse-death 1933  Borrisokane, County Tipperary. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Jim and Mary were married in the Catholic Chapel of Killeen, in the registrars district of Portumna, in the County Galway by father John Darmody.The witnesses at their marriage were Michael Costello and Maria Rourke. Jim gave his occupation as carpenter. 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice McEvoy,   b. 1883, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before:1983-00-00 
    Married 1910-10-20  St Peter's RC Church, Drogheda, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Children 
     1. Michael Joseph Loftus,   b. 16 April 1913, Ardoyne, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 August 1973, St Lukes Hospital, Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  []
     2. Martin Loftus,   b. About:1918-00-00, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before:2000-00-00, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Anne Marie Loftus,   b. 15 November 1910, Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. September 1980, Neenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  []
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Martin Loftus 1911 Ireland Census
    Martin Loftus 1911 Ireland Census

    Histories
    Martin Loftus's Miltary Career with the Royal Field Artillery.
    Martin Loftus's Miltary Career with the Royal Field Artillery.

  • Notes 
    • Martin was a soldier in the first world war and died several years after the war from the effects of gas poisoning.[CASSID~2.FTW]

  • Sources 
    1. [S-2129124578] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees.
      http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=6795344&pid=22

    2. [S-2128415710] CASSIDYLOFTUSBRENNAN.FTW.
      Date of Import: 1 Jun 2006

    3. [S-2128415711] CASSID.
      Date of Import: 21 May 2007

    4. [S-2128415712] CASSIDYZ1.FTW.
      Date of Import: 21 May 2007

    5. [S-2128415724] 1901 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1901 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901.Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The National Archives gives no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action.

    6. [S-2128655048] British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - War Office: Soldiers’ Documents from Pension Claims, First World War (Microfilm Copies); (The National Archives Microfilm Publication WO364); Records created or inheri).
      Birth date: abt 1881 Birth place: Borrisokine Residence date: Residence place: England

    7. [S-2128653077] 1901 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901. Data imaged from the National), Class: RG13; Piece: 2034; Folio: 65; Page: 14.
      Birth date: abt 1882 Birth place: Tipperary, Ireland Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Heavitree, Devon, England

    8. [S-2128777522] British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.Original data - Army Medal Office. WWI Medal Index Cards. In the care of The Western Front Association website.Original data: Army Medal Office. WWI Medal Index Cards. In the care of ).
      Residence date: Residence place: England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland

    9. [S-1090354508] UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    10. [S-2128415716] East Galway Historical Society.
      Parish of Portumna Sponsor 1: Patrick Wallace Sponsor 2: Elleanora Grady Volume: 1 Page: 392

    11. [S-2128415725] British Army WW1 Pension Records.
      Date of Import: 21 May 2007

    12. [S-2128415725] British Army WW1 Pension Records.

    13. .
      Martin and Alice were married by Father Michael Finegan and the witnesses to their marriage were Michael Fagan and Maud Riordan. Martin's occupation at the time was recorded as labourer Alice did not give an occupation. He was living at 117 Upper Meadow Street, Belfast, Co Antrim and Alice was living at 17 Upper Meadow Street. Her father's name was Michael McEvoy and he was a blacksmith.


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