We remember John Lawlor

We remember John Lawlor

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
birth Piercestown, County Wexford Ireland Source:7414944 Source:8901403 1884
1889
sibling Thomas Lawlor Source:9239545 1889
1894
sibling Bridget Lawlor Source:9239545 1894
1899
sibling Margaret Lawlor Source:9239545 1899
1911
location Agra, United Provinces India military residence address Source:8901462 2nd April 1911
enlistment Wexford Ireland Source:8901403
service British Army Private 4551 Royal Irish Rifles Source:2319065
service British Army Private 4551 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8901406
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:7414944 Source:8901408 19th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Panels 11 and 12 Source:8901403

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Lawlor
Source 2319065
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Agra, United Provinces India military residence address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4551 Royal Irish Rifles Private
British Army 4551 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
Bridget Lawlor mother
Thomas Lawlor father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Lawlor brother 1889
Bridget Lawlor sister 1894
Margaret Lawlor sister 1899

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patrick63223
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1901 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
“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

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Piercestown, County Wexford Patrick63223
Agra Fort, India Patrick63223
Vieille-Chapelle after the first bombardment Patrick63223
Le Riez, Nord Patrick63223
Le Riez, Nord Patrick63223
Major Daniell's position at Le Riez Patrick63223
The fields between Le Pilly and Le Riez Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
The station where the wounded were treated Patrick63223
Rue du Pilly, Herlies, Nord Patrick63223
Map of the actions at Le Riez and Le Pilly Patrick63223
Panel 11 (upper) of the Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Panel 11 (lower) of the Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Panel 12 (upper) of the Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Bailleul Road East Cemetery Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Fournes-en-Weppes German Military Cemetery Patrick63223
Original location of Royal Irish graves Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Unknown Royal Irish Regiment Soldier Patrick63223
Unknown Royal Irish Regiment Soldiers Patrick63223

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