Cyril Bernard Donovan (MC)

Name

Cyril Bernard Donovan (MC)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/03/1918
25

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Captain
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
2nd Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Cross

Cemetery/Memorial

POZIERES MEMORIAL
Panel 79 and 80.
France

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
St Joseph’s Church Memorial, Hertford
Hertford Grammar Memorial - now Richard Hale School, Hertford

Pre War

Born in 1893 son of the late Fredric Timothy and Bergetta Anastatia Donovan and living in 9 West Street, Hertford in 1901 and in 1911 and later in High Street, Hertford.

Wartime Service

Enlisted 2268 Corporal Hertfordshire Regiment and entered France on 6 Nov 1914. He obtained a commission in 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers on 27 Nov 1915 and was killed in action on the Somme during the German Spring offensive.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox