1. Grave:Dar Es Salaam War CemeteryGrave III. C. 9.
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.137
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour43D GQS

Awards & Titles:

Meritorious Service Medal

Early Life :

Born circa 1885 at Jordanstown, Enfield, Co Meath.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 2nd Battalion The Cheshire Regiment 


Action : Africa 

The East African Campaign was a series of battles and guerrilla actions which started in German East Africa (now Tanzania) and ultimately impacted portions of Mozambique, Northern Rhodesia, British East Africa, Uganda, and the Belgian Congo. The German colonial forces, led by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, skillfully fought for the duration of World War I and surrendered only after that war had ended. Other campaigns were conducted in West and South West Africa.

Detail :

Service No. 7180; 2nd Battalion, The Cheshire Regiment. National Archives File Reference: WO 372/21/3384. Several sources cite Staff Sergeant, but medal record quotes Warrant Officer Class 1, which ties in with Sub-Conductor and that he hold the Meritorious Service Medal.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : United Service No. 2735 E.C.India

17th April 1911
29th May 1911
19th June 1911

Name erroneously listed as VARD on the 1921 Book, The Masonic Roll of Honour.

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