We remember George Edward Henry Mcelroy

We remember George Edward Henry Mcelroy

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Dublin Ireland Source:7578765 Source:9194371 14th May 1894
1914
enlistment Dublin Ireland Source:9194371 13th September 1914
1914
service British Army Corporal 28292 Royal Engineers Source:9194371 13th September 1914 - 8th May 1915
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9194371 30th September 1914
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Source:9194395 9th May 1915
1915
commission Temporary Source:9194395 9th May 1915
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery Source:9194376 27th February 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery seconded to Royal Flying Corps Source:9194403 28th June 1917
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery seconded to Royal Flying Corps Source:9194412 9th August 1917
1918
service British Army Temporary Captain Royal Garrison Artillery seconded to Royal Flying Corps Source:9194418 16th February 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9194383 22nd March 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9194394 22nd April 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9194387 29th July 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Nord France Source:9194373 Source:9194366 31st July 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:9194392 7th August 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:9194385 21st September 1918
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Irish Regiment Source:9194397
burial Laventie Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial La Gorgue, Nord France I. C. 1. Source:9194373

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Edward Henry
Initials GEH
Last Name Mcelroy,
Source 9194385
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 28292 Royal Engineers Corporal
British Army Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Irish Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery seconded to Royal Flying Corps Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery seconded to Royal Flying Corps Lieutenant
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery seconded to Royal Flying Corps Temporary Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
MC and Two Bars, DFC and Bar British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Samuel McElroy father
Ellen mother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Hazel Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-13 5'6"

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British RAF Officers 1912-1920
Royal Artillery honours & awards Transcription Trevor65535
Royal Artillery honours & awards Transcription Trevor65535
Royal Artillery honours & awards Transcription Trevor65535
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Trevor65535
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Trevor65535
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Trevor65535
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Trevor65535
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Trevor65535

External Evidence

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Royal Garrison Artillery Trevor65535
Military Cross Trevor65535
Bar to DFC Trevor65535
Second Bar to MC Trevor65535
Distinguished Flying Cross Trevor65535
Bar to Military Cross Trevor65535
Temporary Commission Trevor65535
Relinquishes Commission Trevor65535
Seconded to RFC Trevor65535
Lieutenant RGA Trevor65535
Captain Trevor65535

Multimedia

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1914 Star Vincent96527
Distinguished Flying Cross Vincent96527
Military Cross Vincent96527
Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France Vincent96527
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