We remember William O'connor

We remember William O'connor

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1891
birth Limerick Ireland Source:9543818 6th November 1891
1914
enlistment Ireland Source:9573479 5th December 1914
1917
hospitalisation Contracted malaria in Salonica. Was being returned to the UK on the SS Dover Castle which was torpedoed. William said that he was in the sea for several hours hanging onto a plank of timber. Hospital/Institution Source:9543840 26th May 1917
1918
discharge Source:9573479 11th April 1918
1923
marriage Nora Ryan Source:9570269 26th September 1923
1924
children Moira O'Connor Source:9570269 1924
1930
children Gerard O'Connor Source:9570269 1930
employment Civil Servant Inland Revenue Department Source:9570269
hospitalisation The malaria weakened William's immune system and subsequently he contracted tuberculosis. VHD and tuberculosis caused his death. Hospital/Institution Source:9543840
service British Army Private 03100 Army Ordnance Corps Source:3302963
service British Army Source:9543818
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9573479
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:9573479
1935
death War Related Sickness Contracted malaria in Salonica which caused VDH (Valvular Disease of the Heart). As his immune system was then weakened, he subsequently contracted tuberculosis, the cause of his death. Limerick Ireland Source:9572210 10th February 1935
burial St Lawrence Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Limerick Ireland Source:9572211

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name O'connor
Source 3302963
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 03100 Army Ordnance Corps Private
British Army
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Moira O'Connor daughter 1924
Gerard O'Connor son 1930
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary McNamara mother
William O'Connor father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nora Ryan wife 26th September 1923
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Grey Black
DateHeightSource
1914-12-05 5'11"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Roman Catholic

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Irish Genealogy Records Elizabeth143127
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