MEMORIAL CARDS A-F
Private Christopher Barry DCM
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.
Able Seaman Robert Fleury
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.