|1. Memorial:||Arras Memorial, Faubourg d'Amiens||Bay 7|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.131|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||45C GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Family :He had a son, Denis North East O'Halloran, who went to Wellington College in 1920 and followed in his father's footsteps into the Army. Sadly he died of wounds in the Second World War.
Education & Career :
He was educated at Cranleigh School, and was called to the Bar on 1 May 1912,
Admitted to Gray's Inn: 1909 April 30: O’Halloran, Sylvester North East, Bank Clerk, of 18 Pembridge Mansions, Moscow Road, in the County of London; the only son of Christopher O’Halloran of Colombo, Ceylon, Merchant, deceased.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 2nd Battalion The Essex Regiment|
2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Chatham. Part of 12th Brigade in 4th Division. Moved to Cromer, Norwich and Harrow. 28 August 1914 : landed at Le Havre. Note: 12th Brigade was attached to 36th (Ulster) Division for purposes of giving instruction 5 November 1915 to 3 February 1916.
|Action : France & Flanders|
France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.
He was killed at the age of 49, at Monchy-le-Preux, on 9 August 1917, when gallantly leading his company across the German wire entanglements, his last words being: “Go for it, boys, when the barrage lifts,” his company being terribly cut up in the advance.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Rosemary No. 2851 E.C.||London|
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley