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3240495   Lance Corporal Patrick McQuaide
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Dated added: 04/09/2016   Last updated: 10/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 09/10/1907
Died: 01/08/1940 (Unknown)
Age: 32
Summary      
Patrick McQuaide was the second son of John and Mary Ann McQuaide. He was born on 9th October 1907 in the Kilrea area. The family later moved to Garvagh. His father was a labourer. Patrick was the husband of Rose McQuaide. They lived in Kilrea. Patrick McQuaide served with the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in World War Two. Lance Corporal Patrick McQuaide died on 1st August 1940. He was buried in Drumagarner Roman Catholic Churchyard, between Upperlands and Kilrea.
Further Information
Patrick McQuaide was the second son of John and Mary Ann McQuaide. John McQuaide and Mary Ann McWilliams were married on 19th April 1903 in the district of Magherafelt.
Patrick McQuaide was born on 9th October 1907 in the Kilrea area.
The 1911 census lists Patrick as age 4, living with the family at house 79 in Main Street, Garvagh, County Londonderry. His father was a labourer.
Known family: John McQuaide, Mary Ann McQuaide, John McQuaide (born 19th September 1904, Kilrea), Mary Ellen McQuaide (born 12th March 1906. Maghera)?, Patrick McQuaide (born 9th October 1907, Kilrea), Joseph McQuaide (born 7th May 1909, Kilrea), Bridget McQuaide (born 16th January 1911, twin, Garvagh, died 12th January 1912, age 1), Annie McQuaide (born 16th January 1911, twin, Garvagh, died 22nd January 1911), Catherine McQuaide (born 2nd May 1913, Garvagh), Bridget McQuaide (born 14th April 1915, Garvagh), Margaret McQuaide (born 4th February 1917, Garvagh).
Patrick was the husband of Rose McQuaide.
Patrick McQuaide served with the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in World War Two.
Lance Corporal Patrick McQuaide died on 1st August 1940.
Lance Corporal Patrick McQuaide is buried in Drumagarner (St Marys) Roman Catholic Churchyard, between Upperlands and Kilrea. His inscription reads: SACRED HEART OF JESUS GRANT HIM ETERNAL REST. MOTHER OF GOOD COUNSEL PRAY FOR HIM. R.I.P.
The CWGC record Lance Corporal Patrick McQuaide as the son of John and Mary A McQuaide. He is also listed as the husband of Rose McQuaide of Kilrea.
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Relevant Magherafelt Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Drumagarner RC Church Kilrea Buried in Drumagarner RC Church, Kilrea 54.933180 -6.578481
References and Links
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1 1911 census lists McQuade family Lists Patrick as age 4 living with the family at house 79 in Main Street, Garvagh, Londonderry
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lance Corporal Patrick McQuaide's grave can be purchased here
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