British Army WWI Pension Records for Claremen in service
||British Army WWI Pension Records for
Claremen in service
||1914 - 1920
Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920.
Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007
|| Tom McDowell
Antoney, George Matthew – Born 1892 in Lisdoonvarna,
Previous service in the Royal Garrison of Artillery from 1908 - 1913.
Enlisted in the Welsh Guards in London on the 12th of January 1916.
Served as Musician from 1916 – 1920.
Awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
Discharged at his own request on the 26th of June 1920.
Connell, Martin Francis – Born 1873 in Drumcliffe,
Previous service in the Munster Fusiliers from 1897 – 1913.
Enlisted in the Munster Fusiliers in London on the 28th August 1914.
Served as Sergeant from 1914 – 1919.
Discharged on 10th December 1919.
Donnelly, John Michael – Born 1878 in Ennis, County Clare.
Previous service in the Durham Light Infantry.
Enlisted in the Northumberland Fusiliers on the 31st August 1914.
Transferred to the Cyclists Corps, Northern Cyclists on the 4th September
Transferred to the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry on the 1st of October
Transferred to the Royal Defence Corps, North Dublin Barracks on the 9th
of November 1918.
Served as Sergeant from 1914 – 1916.
Served as Corporal in 1916.
Reduced to Private and forfeits 28 days pay for being absent without leave.
Discharged on the 2nd of February 1920.
Folks, Henry – Born 1864 in Ennis, County Clare.
Previous service in the West Surrey Regiment and the Royal Garrison Regiment.
Enlisted in the (Queens Own) Royal West Surrey Regiment in Leeds on the
9th September 1914.
Served as Sergeant from 1914 – 1915.
Discharged at his own request on the 5th June 1915.
Hardy, Patrick Thomas – Born 1895 in Kilkee, County
Previous employment as a Locomotive Fireman.
Enlisted in the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in Coventry
on the 9th September 1913.
Served as Private from 1913 - 1915.
Service in Egypt and France.
Gunshot wound from rifle fire in left thigh and fracture of left hipbone
whilst in action on the 21st October 1914 at St Julienne, France.
Discharged as being physically unfit for duty on the 9th of July 1915.
(Walks lame. Capacity for earning full livelihood lessened by three-quarters).
Lennon, Charles Joseph – Born 1867 in Ennis, County
Re-enlisted in the Connaught Rangers in London on 15th September 1914.
Served as Sergeant from 1915 – 1918.
Suffering from chronic myalgia.
Discharged as being physically unfit for duty in Cork, Ireland on the
19th of February 1918.
Lynch, Dennis – Born in 1875 in Kilrush, County
Previous occupation – Collier.
Previous service in the Kings Royal North Lancashire Regiment from 1914
Enlisted in the Kings (Liverpool) Corps in Coventry on the 16th June 1918.
Served as Corporal in 1919.
Service in France from 1915 – 1918 and again in 1919.
Awarded the 1914 – 1915 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory
Lynch, John – Born on the 26th of May 1874 in Doora,
Previous occupation – Military Surveyor.
Previous service in the Royal Engineers R.A.E. Survey Section and the
Australian Survey Corps.
Enlisted in the Survey Draft, Australian Infantry Force in Melbourne,
Australia on the 15th December 1917.
Appointed to A.I.F. as Lieutenant on the 15th of December 1917.
Appointment terminated on the 28th of July 1919. Demobilisation.
Lysaght, John Francis – Born in 1881 in Kilrush, County clare.
Previous occupation – Draper.
Previous service in the 2nd City of Royal Regiment of Fusiliers 1900 -
Enlisted in the City of London Regiment in ??? on the 21st July 1901.
McMahon, John – Born in 1873 in Ennis, County Clare.
Previous occupation – Billiard Marker.
Enlisted in the Royal Regiment of Artillery in Ashton under Lyne on the
7th of July 1896.
Served as Gunner from 1896 – 1908.
Marsh, Patrick - Born in 1875 in Broadford, County Clare.
Previous occupation – Postman.
Enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery in Bury, Lancashire on the 14th
Served as Sergeant from 1914 – 1919.
Service in France and Bermuda.
Discharged on the 28th of March 1919.
Awarded the 1914 – 1915 Star.
Neill, Albert Patrick – Born in 1877 in Kilrush,
Previous occupation – Shop boy.
Enlisted in the Royal Regiment of Artillery in Gosport, Hampshire on the
19th of January 1891.
Service in India, Sierra Leone and France.
Served as Sergeant in 1915, then as Corporal from 1916 – 1918.
Neylon, Patrick – Born in 1883 in Ennistymon, County
Enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery in Wigan, Lancashire on the 4th
of September 1914.
Served in France from 1915 - 1917.
Discharged on the 14th December 1918.
O’Brien, Patrick – Born in 1880 in Kilrush,
Previous occupation – Labourer.
Enlisted in the Kings Liverpool in Liverpool, Lancashire on the 2nd of
Discharged on the 9th October 1914.
O’Loughlin, Patrick – Born 1868 in Ennistymon,
Previous Service in the Royal Munster Fusiliers during the Boer War, 1904.
Royal Garrison Regiment, Royal Irish Rifles, 1914-1918.
Service number, Royal Irish Rifles: 501.
Riordan, Joseph - Born 1894 in Feackle [Feakle], Co.
Farm Labourer; Roman Catholic
Enlisted as Private in the Royal Irish Regiment at Nenagh on 29 December
Inspected at Clonmel on 30 December 1913.
Joined the Regiment at Devonport on 31 December 1913.
Regimental number 10847.
Discharged due to being not likely to become an efficient soldier on medical
grounds on the 26 January 1914.
Father: Thomas Riordan; Mother: Delia Riordan; Brother: James Riordan.
Ryan, Michael – Born in 1894 in ?? County Clare.
Enlisted in the KGLS in Shrewsbury, Shropshire on the 22nd of April 1913.
Ryan, Michael – Born in 1882 in Clarecastle, County
Previous occupation – Gardener
Enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers in Lambeth, London on the 30th of September
Discharged on the 26th November 1914. (Unfit for service).
Sivers, Samuel – Born 1884 in County Clare.
Previous occupation – Chimney Sweep.
Enlisted in the ?? in Hastings on the 11th of August 1914.
Discharged on the 12th August 1914. (Due to irregular enlistment).
Tuohy, George – Born in 1873 in Drumcliff, Ennis,
Previous occupation – Coach Painter.
Enlisted in the Royal Irish Regiment in Fulham on the 27th of August 1914.
Served with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force from 1915 – 1916.
Discharged on the 6th of October 1916. (No longer fit for service –