We remember William Power

We remember William Power

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
sibling Bridget Tobin Power Source:8975271 1881
1883
sibling Patrick Power Source:8975271 1883
1886
sibling Kate Power Source:8975271 1886
1888
sibling Nicholas Power Source:8975271 1888
1890
sibling Thomas Power Source:8975271 1890
1892
sibling James Power Source:8975271 1892
1894
birth Ballyneil, Co. Tipperary Ireland Source:8975131 Source:8975126 21st June 1894
1897
sibling Michael Power Source:8975271 1897
1901
location Ballynacloona, Kilmurry, County Tipperary Ireland parents address Source:8975271 31st March 1901
1901
sibling John Power Source:8975271 1901
1911
employment Farm Servant Mrs Eily Carroll Ballynacloona, Kilmurry, County Tipperary Ireland Source:8975276 2nd April 1911
1911
location Mrs Eily Carroll's Farm, Ballynacloona, Kilmurry, County Tipperay Ireland other group residence address Source:8975276 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 20 Source:8975131 6th August 1914
1914
employment Farm Labourer Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary Ireland Source:8975131 6th August 1914
1914
enlistment Clonmel, County Tipperary Ireland Source:8975131 6th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 6463 Royal Irish Regiment 3rd Battalion (Special Reserve) Source:8975131 6th August 1914 - 18th September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 6463 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8975131 19th September 1914 - 19th October 1914
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:7482999 Source:8975121 19th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Panels 11 and 12 Source:8975127

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Power
Source 3577431
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Ballynacloona, Kilmurry, County Tipperary Ireland parents address known 31st March 1901
Mrs Eily Carroll's Farm, Ballynacloona, Kilmurry, County Tipperay Ireland other group residence address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6463 Royal Irish Regiment 3rd Battalion (Special Reserve) Private
British Army 6463 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
Margaret Power mother
Thomas Power father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bridget Tobin nee Power sister 1881
Patrick Power brother 1883
Kate Power sister 1886
Nicholas Power brother 1888
Thomas Power brother 1890
James Power brother 1892
Michael Power brother 1897
John Power brother 1901
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Blue Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-08-10 5'10"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-08-06 Roman Catholic

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1901 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Patrick63223
Prisoners of War 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
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

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Ballyneill, County Tipperary Patrick63223
Ballycloona, County Tipperary Patrick63223
Vailly-sur-Aisne before the war Patrick63223
Le Chateau de Vauxcelles, Vailly-sur-Aisne Patrick63223
Courcelles 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
Location of the ditches occupied by RIRgt Patrick63223
Location of the ditches occupied by RIRgt Patrick63223
Location of the ditches occupied by RIRgt Patrick63223
Location of the ditches occupied by RIRgt 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
Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery Patrick63223

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