Major John William Considine

Regiment: 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers
Date published: 26/11/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 25/09/1915
Cemetery: Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: VII. E. 15.
Information: Major John William Considine, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, was killed in action in France on September 25th last. Major Considine passed through Sandhurst and was gazetted to the Munster Fusiliers in April, 1902, and had served with his Regiment in Gibraltar and India, where he took part in the North-West Frontier Expedition in 1907, for which he received the King's Medal and clasp. He had also served with the 1st Batt. in Burma, and altogether had 13 years' service. He had been in France since April last, and in command of the 2nd Batt. for four and a half months. Major Considine married, in 1912, Kathleen N., second daughter of William B. Law, 20 Royal Terrace Kingstown.