Full Name: George Joseph DowdallAddress: 13 St Patrick’s Terrace, Russell Street, off North Circular Road.Unit: F Coy, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade; transferred to A Coy in December 1920.Born: 23 February 1900 in the Rotunda Hospital (home address 35 Richmond Place).Parents: George Dowdall Senior (a Post Office Sorting Clerk and Telegraphist originally from Co. Cavan) and Augusta Rosa Haines (or Haynes) who was born in Bristol.Siblings: Mary Ellen and Augusta Rosa (later Smith).Military Service: George joined F Coy in late 1917. His Volunteer activities interfered with his employment as a chemist’s apprentice with Hayes, Cunningham & Robinson’s. It also meant he had to give up his pharmacy studies. He became an acting Lieutenant and Red Cross Instructor with 2nd Battalion before ...

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