Grave of 1673 Pte John Darmody, 26th Bn, AIF
Darmody is buried in Powerstown Churchyard, Co. Tipperary. He was born in Queensland, Australia and joined the army on May 20th 1915. He was wounded in action in France on 5th August 1916, suffering shrapnel wounds to the shoulder and leg. On that date his battalion was fighting in Pozieres on the Somme and fought off a German attack in the early morning. He was transferred toa militray hospital in England where he died on August 25th. His body was handed over to family in Powerstown for interment, which took place on 28th August 1916.