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Bishop Foy School Great War Memorial

Twenty young men, alumni of the Bishop Foy school(See No. 8), lost their lives in the First World War. The first to be killed was Arthur Russell Morris, a twenty-two year old bank clerk who emigrated to Canada and enlisted in the East Ontario Regiment. Killed in action with no known grave, Morris is commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate in Belgium. The last to die was Oswald Garrow Fisher, a chaplain from Waterford City. Before becoming a clergyman he had a distinguished career at Trinity College Dublin and was an Irish scholar who frequently preached in Irish at St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. Oswald was killed in a train accident at Baghdad, Persia (modern-day Iraq) on 11 November 1920. Two other past pupils included the sons of Dean Henry Hacke (1904-13) and Archdeacon Henry Line.

Bishop Foy School Great War Memorial
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