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Josie Faulkner lived next door to my grandmother in New Vale.
He gets a few mentions in the Wicklow People.
HIs Silver War Badge number with date of discharge.
First name(s) Patrick
Last name Cooling
Service number 72161
Badge number 191645
Enlistment date 06-Jan-1915
Discharge date 24-May-1917
Regiment/unit 1 Depot R.F.A.
Cause of discharge Sickness 392 (xvi)
Whether served overseas Yes
Badge date of issue 05-Jun-1917
Record set Silver War Badge Roll 1914-1920