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4 minutes ago, museumtom said:

More on this lad. I wondered where I got the above information so I did a bit of digging in my old notes and found the I had posted a query on this forum and the page no longer exists but here is the info from it, does this help?

Kind regards.

 Tom.

This is no 1343 (later 550317) George McCleery who enlisted in the 2nd London Divisional Engineers 19th Sept 1914, aged 25. Living in East Dulwich at the time. Father is listed as above name and address.

 

Discharged no longer physically fit 12/6/1917. I cannot make out what is written in his pension record at the moment but there is a note to say as result of active service. There is also a note to say this pensioner died 4th May 1918.

 

In FMP as McClurg

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBM%2FWO363-4%2F007280576%2F02444&parentid=GBM%2FWO363-4%2F7280576%2F235%2F2444

 

 

Craig

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museumtom

Brilliant find Craig!!Thank you very much indeed, I would not have found him if I searched forever.

Thanks again Craig.

Kind regards.

 Tom.

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3 minutes ago, museumtom said:

Brilliant find Craig!!Thank you very much indeed, I would not have found him if I searched forever.

Thanks again Craig.

Kind regards.

 Tom.

He suffered from TB when he was discharged.

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbm%2fwo363-4%2f007280576%2f02450&parentid=gbm%2fwo363-4%2f7280576%2f235%2f2444

 

Caused by service

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbm%2fwo363-4%2f007280576%2f02452&parentid=gbm%2fwo363-4%2f7280576%2f235%2f2444

 

Craig

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museumtom

Bingo Craig, that record allows me to send him to Terry, thank you very much indeed!

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museumtom

I should have said thank you Craig and Bob who emailed me, thank you both very much indeed. I am away for some hours as I have to visit a blind old comrade (really), in Limerick

Till later!

Kind regards.

Tom.

Edited by museumtom

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little bob

The National Archives has a record for 2/Lieutenant Michael McFadden, Connaught Rangers.  WO339/67939.  Record has not been digitised. Fold3 has British Army List for the same officer for both 1917 and 1918.

 

Bob

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IPT

Northern Whig - 14th December 1918 

A WESTPORT TRAGEDY. The dead body of Lieut. Michael McFadden, discharged army officer, was found the Strand, opposite Westport Quay. He resided with his mother and sister at the Quay and was missing since Saturday. The body was observed by a workman named Stringer. It is believed that MdFadden walked over the quay in the darkness accidentally.

 

 

Most likely candidate may be a 2nd Lt in the Connaught Rangers - https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C1121775

 

LG - from Officers Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts 19/12/1916 - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29895/supplement/370/

LG - Relinquishes commission 15/7/1917 - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30183/supplement/7078

 

1911 census probably - http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Mayo/Westport__Urban/Cloonmonad/749124/

Edited by IPT

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museumtom

Excellent items for the archives and papers, that's great altogether lads, I can not put bones on this lad.

 Thank you very much indeed for all your help lads!!

Kind regards.

 Tom.

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museumtom

Dammit IPT you are good!!, Thank you very much!

Kind regards.

 Tom.

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museumtom

Unbelievable George, you are spot on, than you very much indeed!

Kind regards.

 Tom.

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George Rayner

Missed out the last few days...rest of team so quick!

 

George

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museumtom

You were the fastest this morning George!

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museumtom

Fantastic, thanks George!

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Mark1959

A Murphy in Ireland. A little tester!

Only clue so far is that Prospect Row appears to have been attached to Sarsfield or previously New Barracks. It still exists and is used by Irish Army.

Google returns not a lot. I can only find ref to the RMF or ASC there but nothing clear. 

Edited by Mark1959

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museumtom

Thank you for trying Mark!! It all helps.

Kind regards.

 Tom.

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George Rayner

The only likely one I can currently track was discharged in 1904 having served SA. Not certain he is the right man as he is NOT a Limerick man.

https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBM/WO97/5564/972328

 

and here

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBM%2FWO97%2F5564%2F185%2F001&parentid=GBM%2FWO97%2F5564%2F972328

 

George

         

 

 

 

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museumtom

In the land of the blind the one eyed man is king! Great try George, sadly not our man, I am afraid. Thank you for trying! and keep up the good work.

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Mark1959

Discounted many; but no cigar, at least yet

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museumtom
30 minutes ago, Mark1959 said:

Discounted many; but no cigar, at lease yet

I'll have the virtual cigars at the ready!!

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museumtom

Here we go again, this man died in Sligo in 1918, the vital sheet for him is missing from FMP can you help please?

 Kind regards.

 Tom.

Thomas
Last name Murphy
Age 40
Birth year 1875
Service number 6/4592
Regiment Connaught Rangers
Unit / Battalion 1/6th Battalion
Year 1915
Series WO 363
Series description Wo 363 - First World War Service Records 'Burnt Documents'
Archive
The National Archives
Record set British Army Service Records
Category Military, armed forces & conflict
Subcategory First World War
Collections from Great Britain, UK None

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George Rayner

Ancestry has the same paperwork on first look

 

'unlikely to make'

pension awarded to widow 'under usual conditions'

 

George

Edited by George Rayner
correcting mis-quote

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George Rayner

Tom just checking-is this your man although the death is June not January!

 

Name: Jeremiah Neill
Estimated birth year: abt 1898
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1918
Death Age: 20
Registration district: Castletown
Volume: 5
Page: 36
FHL Film Number:

0101607

 

from Ancestry

 

George

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