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Hi All, I am in the process of finishing off the LSGC Roll to the Welsh Regiment and wonder if anyone can help with further details of theis man:

7212061 O’NEILL. Jeremiah. Private.

Previous service in the 1st Bn, Royal Munster Fusiliers (7478 / 7212061), transferred to the Welch Regt on disbandment of the Irish Regiments in 1921. Prisoner of War- probably captured 27.8. 1914 at Etreux during the Rearguard action in which the 2nd Bn, Royal Munster Fusiliers were overwhelmed, after a long reistance, by nine German battalions

Honours and Awards.

India General Service Medal clasp North West Frontier 1908 (7478 Pte, 1st R.Muns.Fus)

1914 Star roll A/7 p79; clasp to 1914 Star issued 12.7.1920. (Pte R.Mun Fus)

British War Medal and Victory Medal roll A/103 B7 p1256.

Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Army Order 21 May 1925.(Pte, Welch R.)

Many thanks

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