PATRICK NAUGHTON (1888-1969)

PATRICK NAUGHTON, GRANDFATHER. BORN 1888 IN ADARE, COUNTY LIMERICK, IE, EMIGRATED TO AMERICA 1906-ISH. JOINED US ARMY, GIVEN RETURN PASSAGE TO EUROPE ONLY TO BE GASSED AND LEFT FOR DEAD IN A FIELD IN BELGIUM. DID NOT ACCEPT THAT ENDING TO HIS STORY, FOUGHT HIS WAY TO INTO A HOSPITAL, THEN BACK TO BROOKLYN, WHERE HE STARTED A BUTCHER SHOP AND LIVED UNTIL HE WAS 81. GOOD DRESSER AS WELL. I LIKE TO THINK I AM OF THIS STOCK. CREDIT: YANCY NAUGHTON.
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