We remember William Galway

We remember William Galway

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Holywood, Belfast, Ireland Source:6249267 29th May 1892
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6649604 3rd October 1915
service British Army Private 17685 Royal Irish Rifles Source:1291599
service British Army Gunner 75257 4th Btn Tank Corps Source:6249267
service British Army Gunner 75257 Tank Corps Source:7164064
1917
death Killed in Action Four of the crew died when the tank received five direct hits from German field guns. Cambrai France Source:7164064 Source:6249267 20th November 1917
burial Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Nord France Source:7164064

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Galway
Source 1291599
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 17685 Royal Irish Rifles Private
British Army 75257 4th Btn Tank Corps Gunner
British Army 75257 Tank Corps Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star 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
Elizabeth GALWAY mother
Robert GALWAY father

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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

External Evidence

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website giving full details of Tank Deborah D51 and crew Deryck11795

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Rifles cap badge Deryck11795
Tank Corps sleeve badge Deryck11795
Deborah D51 salvaged Deryck11795
W Galway CWGC cert Deryck11795
William Galway MIC Deryck11795
Pip, Squeak & Wilfred Deryck11795
Lewis Gun Deryck11795
Wm Galway Attestation Deryck11795
Wm Galway Deryck11795

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