We remember John Lucey

We remember John Lucey

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
sibling Denis Lucey Source:8648444 1893
1894
birth Cork Ireland Source:8648450 3rd January 1894
1896
sibling Patrick Lucey Source:8657790 1896
1897
sibling Hanora Lucey Source:8657790 1897
1901
location Wolfe Tone Street, Cork Ireland parents address Source:8657790 31st March 1901
1911
location Drawbridge Street, Cork Ireland their own address Source:8651034 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 17 Source:8651034 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Dispatch messenger Cork Ireland Source:8651034 2nd April 1911
1912
enlistment Cork Ireland Source:8648450 3rd January 1912
1912
service British Army Private 9896 Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion Source:8648448 3rd January 1912 - May 1914
1914
service British Army Corporal 9896 Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion Source:8648448 May 1914 - December 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8648450 14th August 1914 - December 1917
1914
service British Army Serjeant 9896 Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion Source:8648448 December 1914 - 15th June 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant 9896 Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion Source:8648448 15th June 1917
1917
commission Regular Source:8648448 15th June 1917
1917
hospitalisation In the first week of December 1917, he was badly wounded in the trenches by a German heavy grenade, the fragments of which put sixteen holes in him. Hospital/Institution Source:8648448 December 1917
1945
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:8648448 1945
marriage Mary Carver Source:8648448
1962
death Not War Related Cork Ireland Source:8648450 1st March 1962

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Lucey
Source 2721370
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Drawbridge Street, Cork Ireland their own address known 2nd April 1911
Wolfe Tone Street, Cork Ireland parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 9896 Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 9896 Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion Corporal
British Army 9896 Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army 9896 Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kate Lucey mother
Denis Lucey father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Denis Lucey brother 1893
Patrick Lucey brother 1896
Hanora Lucey sister 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Carver wife
Religion
DateReligionSource
1911-04-02 Roman Catholic

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1901 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Patrick63223
Medal Index Cards Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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There's a Devil in the Drum Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Corporal John Lucy, 2 battalion Royal Irish Rifles Patrick63223
John Lucey's book "There's a Devil in the Drum" Patrick63223
Cork circa 1900 Patrick63223
Corporal John Lucy, 2 battalion Royal Irish Rifles Patrick63223
Drawbridge Street, Cork Patrick63223
Royal Irish Rifles cap badge Patrick63223
Cork in the 1960s Patrick63223

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