We remember Alan James Ramsay Anderson

We remember Alan James Ramsay Anderson

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Doneraile, Co. Cork Ireland Source:8069374 15th December 1891
1914
commission Source:8069374 August 1914
1914
dates Age 21 Source:8069376 20th October 1914
1914
death Killed in Action Killed on his second day in the firing line. His battalion had carried Le Pilly with the bayonet, when it was cut off and surrounded. 2nd-Lt. Anderson was shot through the head in the front trench. Le Pilly, near Aubers, Lille France Source:8069374 20th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:8069376
education Beaumont College Old Windsor, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8069376
education Bedford Grammar School Bedford United Kingdom Source:8069376
education Strangeway's School Dublin Ireland Source:8069376
education University College, University of Oxford Oxford United Kingdom Source:8069374
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Irish Regiment Source:8069374

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alan James Ramsay
Initials AJR
Last Name Anderson
Source 46527
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army Royal Irish Regiment Second Lieutenant
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
Robert Andrew Anderson father
Mary Teresa mother

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Hannah21187
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Hannah21187
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Hannah21187
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Hannah21187
British Army, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Hannah21187
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
Prisoners of War 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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The Bond of Sacrifice: Alan James Ramsay Anderson Hannah21187
Our Heroes - Second Lieutenant Alan James Ramsay Anderson John94621
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
The Battle of Le Pilly Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Bedford School Memorial Panel Amy154754
Concentration document Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Doneraile, County Cork Patrick63223
Doneraile, County Cork Patrick63223
Doneraile, County Cork Patrick63223
Doneraile, County Cork Patrick63223
Le Riez Patrick63223
Le Riez Patrick63223
Map of the actions at Le Riez and Le Pilly Patrick63223
Map of the actions at Le Riez and Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at 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
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Fournes-en-Weppes German Military Cemetery Patrick63223
The original location of Royal Irish graves Patrick63223
The original location of Royal Irish graves Patrick63223
The original location of Royal Irish graves Patrick63223
Rue du Pilly, Herlies, Pas de Calais Patrick63223
Rue du Pilly, Herlies, Pas de Calais Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Bailleul Road East Cemetery Patrick63223
Major Daniell's position at Le Riez Patrick63223
The station where the wounded were treated Patrick63223
The fields between Le Pilly and Le Riez Patrick63223
The fields between Le Pilly and Le Riez Patrick63223
Unknown Royal Irish Regiment Soldier Patrick63223
Unknown Royal Irish Regiment soldiers Patrick63223
Vieille-Chapelle after the first bombardment Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223

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