Captain Osbourne George de Courcy Baldwin

Regiment: 8th Royal Munster Fusiliers
Date published: 31/03/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 26/01/1916
Age at death: 30
Cemetery: Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: 101
Information: Captain Osbourne George de Courcy Baldwin, 8th Royal Munster Fusiliers, who was killed in action in France on January 26th, 1916. He was the second son of the Rev. W. H. de C. Baldwin, Rector of Holtby, Yorkshire, and of Mrs. Baldwin, Charleville, Co. Cork. He joined the 3rd West Yorkshire Regiment in 1907, and in 1910 resigned his commission on passing into the Royal Irish Constabulary. He was D.I. at Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, and subsequently at Charleville, Co. Cork. When war broke out he volunteered for active service, and was gazetted Captain in the 8th Royal Munsters.