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“Gallant Captain Gatacre’s Tragic Loss Mourned in Limerick Community”

Captain Gatacre of the Kings Own Yorkshire Infantry, a valiant soldier who had served his country with honour, has tragically lost his life in the war. The news of his demise has brought deep sorrow and mourning to the city of Limerick, where he was not only known for his bravery but also held a special place as the son-in-law of Mr F. O. M. Kennedy, a respected figure in the community and a Justice of the Peace.

The passing of Captain Gatacre has left a void in the hearts of his family, friends, and the entire Limerick community. His dedication to duty and the sacrifices he made in the line of duty have not gone unnoticed. He was a true hero, and his loss is keenly felt by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Mr F. O. M. Kennedy, J.P., must bear the heavy burden of losing his son-in-law, a man of courage and integrity. The grief that has befallen him and his family is shared by numerous friends and acquaintances throughout Limerick. Captain Gatacre’s untimely death has evoked an outpouring of sympathy and support from the local community.

In this time of mourning, Limerick stands in solidarity with Mr F. O. M. Kennedy and his family, offering their condolences and support during this difficult period. Captain Gatacre’s legacy as a brave and dedicated soldier will forever be remembered and cherished in the hearts of those who knew him.

The war has taken its toll on countless families and communities across the world, and the loss of Captain Gatacre serves as a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by brave men and women in the service of their countries. As Limerick mourns the loss of one of its own, the city also pays tribute to all the soldiers who have given their lives in the pursuit of peace and freedom.

Captain Gatacre’s memory will live on in the hearts and minds of those who knew him, and his legacy of courage and selflessness will continue to inspire future generations. Limerick, a city steeped in history and tradition, will forever honour the memory of this gallant captain, who gave his all for a greater cause.

As the community comes together to support one another through this time of sorrow, they find solace in the knowledge that Captain Gatacre’s sacrifice will never be forgotten. His name will forever be etched in the annals of Limerick’s history, a symbol of bravery and dedication that will continue to shine brightly in the years to come.

Dublin Daily Express – Friday 04 September 1914

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