HMS Grafton

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Bolger, John

Date of Birth
Byrne's Lane, Wexford
Service No.
Date of Death
Circumstances of Death
Killed as a direct result of enemy action. Buried at Sea. HMS Grafton was struck by Turkish shells off Suvla, Gallipoli on 12th August 1915, killing nine of her crew including John Bolger.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John & Mary Bolger née Bennett of Wexford. Husband of Mary Bolger née Murphy of Byrne's Lane. Father of Patrick Bolger  Worcestershire Regiment 15th Bn. (49878). Gallipoli/ Dardanelles campaign casualty.