|Birth: ||May 22, 1887|
County Carlow, Ireland
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 1952|
Enlisted, March 1, 1916, in Troop C, Squadron A Cavalry, in New York. Served with Squadron A, on the Mexican Border, June - December 1916. Squadron A reorganized for the World War as the 105th Machine Gun Battalion, 27th Division. He was assigned to Company C. After training at Camp Wadsworth, SC, the 105th Machine Gun Battalion deployed to Europe, aboard the USS Calamore, on May 18, 1918. He saw combat in both Belgium & France. Awarded the Silver Star, order number S.O. # 86, 27th Division, for his actions. Returned to the States, March 6, 1919, aboard the USS Leviathan, docking at, Hoboken, NJ. He marched in the great " Welcome Home Parade " for the 27th Division, up 5th Avenue, in New York City, on March 25, 1919. Discharged April 1, 1919 at Camp Upton, NY.
Post World War, enlisted, July 12, 1921, in Troop C, 51st Machine Gun Squadron ( Squadron A ), New York City. Discharged May 22, 1922.
Squadron A in the Great War, page 173
Silver Star, order # S.O. 86, 27th Division " For great courage and perseverance in personally bringing ration limbers to his company in the forward trenches under heavy fire. This during the battle of the Hindenburg Line, September 28 -29 1918 ".
Long Island National Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: Q, 1331
Maintained by: squadron a association
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2718081