John Gilligan

 

LOUGHGLYNN...An ex-soldier named Gilligan and an ex-policeman named Weymes (65) were taken from their homes and shot dead in separate incidents at Loughglynn,in the Castlerea district of County Roscommon,on April 6 th.

 

1875 Jul 2. Born Castlerea

 

1901 census not at parents home. I sudpect he was in Army

 

1910 Feb 8 Married

 

1911census at Lough Glynn

 

His wifs evidence says he was in Connaught Rangers

 

1919 Jan Left Connaught Rangers

 

1921 Apr 6. Shot Lough Glynn Roscommon

 

 

 

Shot by IRA as British spies