We remember Christopher Whelan

We remember Christopher Whelan

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth St Thomas's, Dublin City Ireland Source:9523741 Source:9523969 1881
1900
employment Labourer Dublin Ireland Source:9523741 22nd January 1900
1900
dates Age 19 Source:9523741 23rd January 1900
1900
enlistment Ireland Source:9523969 23rd January 1900
1908
marriage Elizabeth Whelan Source:9523741 29th October 1908
1909
children Christopher Whelan Source:9523741 29th March 1909
1911
employment Van driver Dublin City Ireland Source:9523969 2nd April 1911
1911
location Greek Street, Inns Key, Dublin Ireland their own address Source:9523969 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 29 Source:9523969 2nd April 1911
1911
children Maria Whelan Source:9523741 11th November 1911
1914
children Denis Whelan Source:9523741 1st February 1914
1914
location Raglan South Barracks, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:9524345 11th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 6817 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion (embarkation for France to join BEF) Source:5323291 13th August 1914
1914
hospitalisation Gun shot wound right hand Hospital/Institution Source:9523741 19th October 1914
1916
children Thomas Joseph Whelan Source:9523741 11th June 1916
1919
discharge Source:9523760 23rd January 1919
1919
location 26 Ormond Market Cottages, Dublin Ireland their own address Source:9523741 16th December 1919
awards Queen's South Africa Medal 1899 to 1902 Other War Service Award Source:9523741
service British Army Lance Corporal 6817 Royal Irish Regiment Source:5323291
sibling Thomas Whelan Source:9523741
awards King's South African Medal Other War Service Award Source:9523741

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Christopher
Initials C
Last Name Whelan
Source 9523741
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
26 Ormond Market Cottages, Dublin Ireland their own address known 16th December 1919
Greek Street, Inns Key, Dublin Ireland 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 6817 Royal Irish Regiment Lance Corporal
British Army 6817 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion (embarkation for France to join BEF) Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
King's South African Medal Other War Service Award
Queen's South Africa Medal 1899 to 1902 Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Christopher Whelan son 29th March 1909
Denis Whelan son 1st February 1914
Thomas Joseph Whelan son 11th June 1916
Maria Whelan daughter 11th November 1911
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Catherine Whelan mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Whelan brother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Whelan wife 29th October 1908
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Black
DateHeightSource
Religion
DateReligionSource
1900-01-23 Roman Catholic

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1911 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
The London Gazette Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Fusiliers cap badge Patrick63223
Dublin circa 1890 Patrick63223
The Guardhouse at Raglan Barracks, Devonport Patrick63223
SS Herschel Patrick63223
Greek Street, Inns Key, Dublin City Patrick63223
Ormond Square, Dublin Patrick63223

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