MEMORIAL CARDS A-F

Private William Ashe

No. 22024

5th Battalion Saskatchewan Regiment, Canadian Infantry

Son of Mr and Mrs James Ashe, Cork City.

Enlisted in Canada, 23 September 1914.

Killed in action, 15 June 1915, aged 27.

Buried in Cabaret-Rouge Cemetery, Souchez, France.

Private Christopher Barry DCM

No. 10142

2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Killed in action on 9 May 1915 saving the life of Captain Maunsell Hawkes during the Battle of Aubers Ridge.

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

Grave Reference: XXIX. A.61.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

 

Remembered by Gerry White, Chairman, Cork Branch, The Western Front Association, who was inspired to study the Great War by the story and sacrifice of Christy Barry.

Private Thomas Bennett

No. 628083

16th Battalion, Manitoba Regiment, Canadian Infantry

Son of Sarah L. Bennett of Gardenhurst Cross, Douglas Road, Cork.

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

Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

Able Seaman Charles Bird

SS 'Bandon', Mercantile Marine

Husband of Emily Bird, 4 Maylor Street, Cork.

Died at sea, 13 April 1917, aged 36.

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London.

Lieutenant Thomas Broderick

No. 

6th Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment

Son of Joseph and Mary Broderick of Patrick St, Fermoy, Co. Cork.

Died on the Western Front, 15 April 1916, aged 24.

Buried in Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, France.

Private Cecil Butterfield

No. 3459

7th Battalion, Leinster Regiment

Son of William and Frederika Butterfield, 62 St. Patrick Street, Cork.

Nephew of T. C. Butterfield, Lord Mayor of Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 16 April 1916, aged 20.

Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery, France.

2nd Lieutenant Geoffrey Chasemore Burnand

No. 48 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps

Born in Worth, Sussex, England.

Only son of Graham and Elizabeth Burnand of Doneraile, Co. Cork.

Killed in action in the sky above the Westen Front, 7 April 1917.

Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, France.

Private Stephen Cahill

No. 9863

1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born in St. Finbarr's Parish, Cork City.

Son of Richard and Hannah Cahill of 7 Cove Street, Cork.

Killed in action at Gallipoli, 28 June 1915, aged 20.

Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Driver Thomas Cashman

No. 119871

190th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

Born in Midleton, Co. Cork.

Son of Patrick and Mary Cashman of Old Cork Road, Midleton.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 24 June 1917, aged 19.

Buried in Bus House Cemetery, Belgium.

Rifleman Jeremiah Cleary

No. 10061

1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles

Son of Patrick and Mary Cleary of 25 Hyde's Lane, Evergreen Road, Cork.

Enlisted in Cork.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 2 April 1917, aged 24.

Buried in Bray Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, France.

Able Seaman Stephen Coakley

No. 197703

HMS 'Magic', Royal Navy

Son of Timothy Coakley of New Court, Skibbereen, Co. Cork.

Died at sea, 10 April 1918, aged 40.

Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Seaman Daniel Collins

No. 5206A

HMS Goliath, Royal Naval Reserve

Son of Norah Collins.

Resided at World's End, Kinsale, Co. Cork.

Killed in action off Gallipoli, 13 May 1915, aged 18.

Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, England.

Quartermaster Sergeant Edward William Cooper

No. 

Royal Field Artillery Cork

Cork, Ireland and Reading, England.

Died while disembarking from SS Manitio, 17 April 1915, aged 30.

Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Private Patrick Corkery

No. 3429

4th Australian Pioneers

Son of Patrick Joseph and Teresa Corkery of 20 Parnell Place, Cork City.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 3 June 1917.

Buried in La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

Private James Coughlan

No. 3893

2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Son of Edmond and Kate Coughlan of Tullagreine, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 17 May 1915, aged 27.

Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France.

Private Michael Daly

No. 8291

2nd Battalion, Irish Guards

Born in Ballymacoda and resided in Youghal, Co. Cork.

Died of wounds on the Western Front, 29 May 1918.

Buried in Doullens communal Cemetery Estension No. 2, France.

Private Thomas Deane

No. 158074

1st Battalion, West Ontario Regiment, Canadian Infantry

Born in Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

Enlisted in Toronto, Canada.

Died on the Western Front, 9 April 1917.

Buried in Bois-Carre British Cemetery, France.

Private Michael Desmond

No. 7004

1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born and resided in Millstreet, Co. Cork.

Killed in action at Gallipoli, 26 April 1915.

Buried in V Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Private Michael Donovan

No. 5039

7th Dragoon Guards, Household Cavalry

Son of John and Kate Donovan of 4 Moylan's Lane, off Dominick Street, Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 18 June 1915, aged 23.

Buried in Aire Communal Cemetery, France.

Gunner Philip Donovan

No. 33930

Ist Mountain Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Born in Cork City.

Son of Daniel and Elizabeth Donovan.

Died in East Africa, 22 April 1916, aged 32.

Buried in Nairobi South Cemetery, Kenya.

Private George Fitzgibbon

No. 3380

7th Battalion, Leinster Regiment

Born and enlisted in Cork City.

Son of James and Ellen Fitzgibbon of 96 Rathmore Buildings, Cork.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 5 June 1916, aged 26.

Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, France.

Able Seaman Robert Fleury

No. TZ/359

Hood Battalion, Royal Naval Division

Born in Glebe, Kilworth, Co. Cork.

Son of Rev. Richard Fleury and Alice Fleury.

Killed in action at Gallipoli, 6 May 1915.

Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

His brothers Hugo and John were also killed in the war.

Sergeant Peter Ford

No. 6915

Western Ontario Regiment, Canadian Infantry

Born in Buttevant, Co. Cork.

Enlisted in Canada.

Killed in action on the Western Front, 15 June 1915.

Commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, France.

FOLLOW US

For all queries, including free subscription to our journal Distant Thunder, please use this form.