MEMORIAL CARDS R-Z

Private John Rainey (Reaney)

No. 66032

Machine Gun corps (formerly 66929, RASC)

Born in Scariff, Cloyne, Co. Cork

Son of Hannah Rainey (Reaney), Scariff, Ballinacurra, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 8 June 1917, aged 22.

Buried in Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calis, France.

Private James Roche

No. 4791

8th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born in the parish of St. Anne's, Shandon, Cork City.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 2 June 1916, aged 29.

Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.

2nd Lieutenant Daniel Joseph Sheehan

No. 66 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps

Son of Daniel Desmond (D. D.) Sheehan, Nationalist MP for the constituency of Mid-Cork and Captain in the Royal Munster Fusiliers.

Killed in action flying over the Western Front, 10 May 1917.

Buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France.

His brother, 2nd Lieutenant Martin Sheehan, was also killed in the war.

Private Patrick Sheehan

No. 5722

2nd Battalion, Leinster Regiment

Son of Patrick and Mary Ann Sheehan of 22 Peter Street, Cork.

Husband of Sarah Sheehan of 2 Devonshire Street West, Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 17 June 1917, aged 31.

Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

Private Richard Smyth

No. 2892

39th Battalion, Australian Infantry

Born in Gortnanoon, Crosshaven, Co. Cork.

Son of Jonas and Margaret Smith.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 6 April 1918, aged 27.

Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L'Abbe, France.

Private George Stewart

No. 1625

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Born in Cork and resided in Canada.

Enlisted in Canada.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 8 May 1915, aged 40.

Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

(Rank?) David Storey

No. 

Royal Garrison Artillery

Of St. Lukes, Cork City.

Died of wounds in Greece, 17 April 1918.

Buried in Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece.

Private Richard Sullivan

No. 5733

1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Born in Bantry, Co. Cork.

Son of John and Mary Sullivan of Glounecarney, Dunmanway, Co. Cork.

Enlisted Pontypridd, Wales.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 15 May 1917, aged 54.

Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.

Private Patrick Wallace

No. 10201

1st Battalion, Connaught Rangers

Son of Patrick and Margaret Wallace of Garryoughtera, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 21 May 1915, aged 23.

Buried in Rue-du-Bacquerot No. 1 Military Cemetery, France.

Sergeant Richard Joseph Walsh

No. 26009

8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers

Son of Mrs. E. Walsh, 29 Gerald Griffin street, Cork.

Killed in acion on the Western Front, 4 May 1918.

Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.

Pioneer Thomas Walsh

4th Battalion, Royal Engineers

Born and resident of Old Road, Ballycotton, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 25 June 1916.

Buried in Hannescamp New Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Private Richard Watts

No. 23092

6th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment

Born in Fermoy, Co. Cork.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 20 May 1918.

Buried in Pernes British Cemetery, France.

His brother Willam also died of wounds on the Western Front.

Lance Corporal John Waugh

No. 10006

1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Son of John George and Annie Honor Popham Waugh of Cork.

Died of wounds in Egypt, 21 June 1915, aged 26.

Buried in Chatby Military Cemetey, Alexandria, Egypt.

Private Daniel Whelton

No. 8657

1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born in Ballymodan, Bandon, Co. Cork.

Daniel and Ellen Whelton of Foxes Street, Bandon.

Killed in action at Gallipoli, 5 July 1915, aged 26.

Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Private Albert Wilson

No. 2905A

38th Battalion, Australian Infantry

Son of Thomas and Catherine Wilson of Dunmanway, Co. Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 10 June 1918, aged 27.

Buried in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, France.

Corporal Vivian Arthur St. John Wilson

3rd Battalion, Central Ontario Regiment, Canadian Infantry.

Son of Henry and Elizabeth Wilson, Ballydehob, Co. Cork.

Enlisted at Ford William, Canada.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 13 June 1916, aged 21.

Commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.

2nd Lieutenant Eric Maurice Wilson

Royal Irish Rifles

Born in Fermoy, Co. Cork, younger son of Rev. W.M. Wilson, Methodist Minister, Monaghan.

Killed in action on the Western Front on 2nd July 1916.

Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

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