Edmund Lehane1,2,3

M, b. 7 June 1878, d. 1954
FatherDeclan Lehane4,5 b. 1837, d. 25 May 1904
MotherMargaret Murphy6,7 b. c 1837, d. 11 Dec 1893
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Edmund Lehane was born on 7 June 1878 at Kilmore, Clashmore, County Waterford, Ireland..1,2
     Edmund Lehane resided in June 1878 at in the townland of Kilmore, Clashmore, County Waterford, Ireland.8
     1898, Edmund joined the Royal Artillery in Cork and ended up as a Battery Sergeant Major (same as an RSM but name relates to artillery battery) in 15 Company Royal Garrison Artillery. His army number is 27424 being at first posted for duty in Cork on 19 April 1898. He retired in 1920 with sciatica brought on by a war wound sustained in France in July 1917. His home address at the time of discharge was 14 Barry Street Derry, Londonderry. He retired with long service and good conduct medals. There are problems recorded with the right foot and the left thigh and he was estimated to have a 20% disability.
He served in a range of pf places including Simla,Malta, Colombo, Trincomali, Hong Kong, Egypt and Carlisle and on the Western Front with the British Expeditionary Force.
An entry in the War casualty form state that Edmond was taken out of the line (advance dugout) unconscious. His daughter, Kathleen's story, was that he woke up in a dressing station run by nuns and thought he was, unexpectedly, in heaven. A death telegram was sent to his mother in Donegal, but he rallied and demanded to return to the line.9
     Edmund Lehane married Mary Caldwell on 20 November 1912 at St. Columba's Waterside, Derry, Ireland. By Denis Quigley (a Catholic canon). Witnesses were Bella Doherty and Reginald Joseph Ryan.10 Edmund Lehane and Mary Caldwell were living in 1922 at Clydebank, Glasgow, Scotland.11 He loved traditional Irish songs. His granddaughter, Kathleen, recalled as a small child, visiting him that he had been out shooting rabbits on Campsie Fells.10
     Edmund Lehane died in 1954 at Glasgow, Scotland.2,12

Family

Mary Caldwell
Children

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
June 1878in the townland of Kilmore, Clashmore, County Waterford, IrelandEdmund Lehane resided in June 1878 at in the townland of Kilmore, Clashmore, County Waterford, Ireland.8

Citations

  1. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Edmund Lehane, 7 June 1878, Kilmore, Waterford, Ireland; Batch C005668.
  2. [S914] Eamonn Finian Lehane, GECOM File, Family Group Sheet for Declan Lehane and Ellie Guinevan.
  3. [S937] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Healy and Margaret Lehane", original source: Clashmore Church Register Baptisms, 1845-1892, Page 382; shows Edmund Lehan.
  4. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Edmund Lehane, 7 June 1878, Kilmore, Waterford, Ireland; shows father as Declan Lehane.
  5. [S937] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Healy and Margaret Lehane", original source: Clashmore Church Register Baptisms, 1845-1892, Page 382; shows Edmund's father as Declan Lehan.
  6. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Edmund Lehane, 7 June 1878, Kilmore, Waterford, Ireland; shows mother as Margaret Murphy Lehane.
  7. [S937] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Healy and Margaret Lehane", original source: Clashmore Church Register Baptisms, 1845-1892, Page 382; shows Edmund's mother as Margaret Murphy.
  8. [S937] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Healy and Margaret Lehane", original source: Clashmore Church Register Baptisms, 1845-1892, Page 382; shows Edmund's parents' address as Kilmore.
  9. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kathleen describes information about Edmund that she found in his war records.
  10. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010.
  11. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kathleen wrote that her grandfather moved to Scotland in 1922.
  12. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kathleen wote that her grandfather died in 1954.
  13. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kathleen wrote that Edmond's daughter Margaret was born in Scotland after he left the army.
  14. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kathleen wrote that Edmond's first son was Edmond Alfred Lehane, born 1.1.14.
  15. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kathleen wrote that her mother was born in Clonmany, Donegal.
  16. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kathleen wrote that Edmond's son was Maurice, born 31.8.18.
  17. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kahtleen wrote that her mother's brother was John Patrick Lehan AKA Arthur.
  18. [S1095] Kathleen Lehane Boyce, "Kathleen Boyce's E-Mail," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 14 March 2010, Kahtleen writes that Edmund Lehane married Mary Caldwell and that their youngest, daughter, Anne, is still living.