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Patrick McKenna

Patrick McKenna

About Patrick

Patrick McKenna was born in Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland in 1887 and he lived at 16, St. Mary Street, Newry.

He served on board the Lusitania as a fireman in the Engineering Department and was actually engaged at New York, on 30th April 1915, just in time for the ship's final voyage.  His rate of pay was £6-10-0d., (£6.50p.)., per month.

He survived the sinking.

1911 Census of Ireland, Cunard Records, PRO BT 349.

Patrick McKenna



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