We remember William Toole

We remember William Toole

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Timeline

Timeline

1871
birth St. Mary's, Enniscorthy, County Wexford Ireland Source:8981266 Source:8980856 1871
1903
children Matilda Toole Source:8981266 1903
1908
children Patrick T. Toole Source:8981266 1908
1911
children John James Toole Source:8981266 1911
1911
dates Age 40 Source:8981266 2nd April 1911
enlistment Enniscorthy, County Wexford Ireland Source:8980856
marriage Matilda Toole Source:7484738
service British Army Private 6579 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8980856
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:7484738 Source:8980850 19th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Panels 11 and 12 Source:8980857

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Toole
Source 4473735
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
53 St John's Street, Enniscorthy, County Wexford Ireland their own address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6579 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
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Matilda Toole daughter 1903
Patrick T. Toole son 1908
John James Toole son 1911
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Toole mother
Patrick Toole father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Matilda Toole 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
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
Ireland Census 1911 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
Enniscorthy, County Wexford Patrick63223
St John's Street, Enniscorthy, County Wexford 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

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