We remember Andrew Reeves

We remember Andrew Reeves

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Timeline

Timeline

1868
birth New Ross, County Wexford United Kingdom Source:9546086 Source:9546090 5th October 1868
1880
sibling Margaret Reeves Source:9546558 1880
1887
employment Labourer New Ross, County Wexford Ireland Source:9546086 5th April 1887
1887
enlistment Wexford Ireland Source:9546086 5th April 1887
1891
service British Army Private 2796 Royal Irish Regiment Overseas service in India Source:9546086 25th February 1891 - 23rd February 1903
1891
sibling John Reeves Source:9546558 1891
1895
awards India Medal 1895 with clasps Other War Service Award Source:9546086 1895
1909
marriage Norah O'Dea Source:9546086 11th November 1909
1911
location Havilland House, Havilland Road, St. Peter Port, Guernsey United Kingdom their own address Source:9546503 2nd April 1911
1911
awards King's Coronation Medal 1911 Other War Service Award Source:9546086 16th August 1911
1914
location 6 Humes Lane, Mallow, County Cork Ireland their own address Source:9546086 July 1914
1914
location Raglan South Barracks, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:9546101 11th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 2796 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion (embarkation for France to join BEF) Source:9546090 13th August 1914
1914
missing Source:9546086 19th October 1914 - 21st 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:7483092 Source:9546090 Source:9546101 19th October 1914
1914
dates Age 40 Source:9546092 19th October 1914
1914
service British Army Private 2796 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:9546092 19th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Panels 11 and 12 Source:9546092

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Andrew
Initials A
Last Name Reeves
Source 3690411
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
6 Humes Lane, Mallow, County Cork Ireland their own address known July 1914
Havilland House, Havilland Road, St. Peter Port, Guernsey United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Raglan South Barracks, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address known 11th August 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2796 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion (embarkation for France to join BEF) Private
British Army 2796 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 2796 Royal Irish Regiment Overseas service in India Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
India Medal 1895 with clasps Other War Service Award
King's Coronation Medal 1911 Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Andrew Reeves father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Reeves brother 1891
Margaret Reeves sister 1880
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Norah O'Dea wife 11th November 1909
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Light brown
DateHeightSource
1887-04-05 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1887-04-05 Roman Catholic

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Communities

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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
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
Prisoners of War 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1901 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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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
Le Pilly honours 177 Irish men killed in first World War battle. Patrick63223
Wherever the Firing Line Extends Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
New Ross, County Wexford Patrick63223
Fort George, Guernsey, Channel Islands Patrick63223
Humes Lane, Mallow, County Cork Patrick63223
The Guardhouse at Raglan Barracks, Devonport Patrick63223
SS Herschel Patrick63223
Map of the Battle of Mons Patrick63223
Map of the actions at Le Riez and Le Pilly Patrick63223
The fields between Le Pilly and Le Riez Patrick63223
Location of the ditches occupied by RIRgt Patrick63223
The station where the wounded were treated Patrick63223
Rue du Pilly, Herlies, Nord Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Unknown Royal Irish Regiment Soldiers Patrick63223

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