John Wymes

Also executed that night was Gilligan . There is no Witness Statement to substantiate why the IRA shot Wymes. He was an ex-policeman

1858 Feb 16 Born, Carrowgilpatrick Skreen,Co.Sligo

1882 Aug 5. Enlisted in RIC . Posted to Louth

1884 Jun 1. Posted to Kings Co

1886 Jul 1. Posted to Kerry

1889 Aug 1. Posted to Roscommon

1891 Sep 6. Married

1891 Oct 14 Posted to Westmeath

1894 Apr 5. Posted to Galway

1901 Jul 19 Disharged from RIC

1911 Census The family is at Lough Glinn, but he is not there

1921 Apr 6 . LOUGHGLYNN...An ex-soldier named Gilligan and an ex-policeman named Wymes (65) were taken from their homes and shot dead in separate incidents at Loughglynn,in the Castlerea district of County Roscommon,

 

 

1935 Nov 24. His widow died at Lough Glynn. So she stayed on in the area after his death

 

 

Shot by IRA as British spies