Michael Donnellan fought in 36 engagements in the Peninsular War

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Michael Donnellan fought in 36 engagements in the Peninsular War

Post by Sduddy » Thu May 13, 2021 10:46 am

Clare Freeman, Wed 30 Nov 1881:
Remarkable Longevity. Michael Donnellan, aged 95, died on yesterday, at his residence in this town. He was one of the few remaining veterans of the Peninsular war, having fought in 36 engagements. He was in the receipt of a pension for 55 years, and possessed his mental faculties to the last.
Civil record: 29th Nov 1881, at Turnpike, Ennis, Michael Donnellon, widower, aged 94, Pensioner; informant: Eliza Donnellon, daughter, Turnpike: https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/ ... 843779.pdf

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