We remember William James Gagan

We remember William James Gagan

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling Edward Gogan Source:8812970 1873
1876
sibling Herbert Gogan Source:8812970 1876
1879
sibling Sophia Gogan Source:8812970 1879
1881
location 13 Hare Walk, Shoreditch, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8812970 3rd April 1881
1881
birth Shoreditch, Middlesex United Kingdom Source:8812647 Source:8812643 1881
1883
sibling Percy Gogan Source:8812974 1883
1884
sibling Emma Gogan Source:8812974 1884
1887
sibling Frank Gogan Source:8812974 1887
1890
sibling Charles Gogan Source:8812974 1890
1891
location 15 Great James Street, Shoreditch, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8812974 5th April 1891
1906
marriage Elizabeth Alice Shepheard Source:8812965 1906 - 1910
1911
employment Lamp Lighter Shoreditch, London United Kingdom Source:8812651 2nd April 1911
1911
location 14 Dorchester Street, Shoreditch, London United Kingdom their own address Source:8812651 2nd April 1911
1914
location Raglan South Barracks, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:8812640 11th August 1914
enlistment Stratford, Essex United Kingdom Source:8812643
service British Army Private 7455 Royal Irish Rifle Regiment Source:1281794
service British Army Private 7455 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8812643
1914
death Killed in Action The Battalion received orders to attack Le Pilly. Although they drove the Germans out they were left dangerously exposed and the next day they were surrounded and overwhelmed. Le Pilly, Nord France Source:7389385 Source:8812643 Source:8812640 19th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7389385

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William James
Initials WJ
Last Name Gagan
Source 8812647
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
13 Hare Walk, Shoreditch, London United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
14 Dorchester Street, Shoreditch, London United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
15 Great James Street, Shoreditch, London United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Raglan South Barracks, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address known 11th August 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 7455 Royal Irish Rifle Regiment Private
British Army 7455 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sophia Gogan mother
William Gogan father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Gogan brother 1873
Herbert Gogan brother 1876
Sophia Gogan sister 1879
Percy Gogan brother 1883
Emma Gogan sister 1884
Frank Gogan brother 1887
Charles Gogan brother 1890
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Alice Shepheard wife 1906

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Patrick63223
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Patrick63223
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
Prisoners of War 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment Vol.II from 1900 to 1922 Patrick63223
"There's a Devil in the Drum" by J.F.Lucy Patrick63223
“The Mons Star: The British Expeditionary Force 1914” Patrick63223
“Within Four Walls” by Major M.C.C. Harrison and Captain H. Cartwright Patrick63223
The Battle of Le Pilly Patrick63223
Ireland and the First World War - the Battle of Le Pilly Patrick63223
Le Pilly honours 177 Irish men killed in first World War battle. Patrick63223
Wherever the Firing Line Extends Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Rue du Pilly, Herlies, Pas de Calais Patrick63223
Map of the actions at Le Riez and Le Pilly Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Shoreditch High Street 1868 Patrick63223
Great James Street Patrick63223
The Guardhouse at Raglan Barracks, Devonport Patrick63223
SS Herschel Patrick63223
The station where the wounded were treated Patrick63223
Unknown Royal Irish Regiment Soldiers Patrick63223

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