Stephen Feary DSO

 

1890 De 21 . Born Dublin

1901 census living in Howth, Dublin

1914 Commissined 2nd Lt in RE

1915 Oct 24 In hospital with Dysentry for 10 days

1918 Sep 18 DSO Gazetted. T./Lt. (A./Capt.) Stephen Feary, R.E. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. With two sections he attacked and captured a farm strongly held by the enemy, killing thirty and capturing eighteen, as well as three machine guns. An enemy officer broke his arm with a revolver bullet; he shot the officer and then established his position. He displayed fine courage and determination

1919 Jan 1. The undermentioned temp. Lts. to be temp. Capts., and to retain their actg. rank where specified.

1920 Nov 20 General List. Temp. Capt. S. Feary, D'.S.O., from R.E., to be temp. Capt. Whilst specially empld. , with seniority from 1st Jan 1919

1921 Apr 1. Ceases to be employed and relinquises commission

1921 Sp 13. Makes a valuatin of £577 for rebuilding Shanballymore Cottage . The cottage had been destroyed by the military

1929 Sep 21. Married Elsie Louise Dunton in Manchester

1952 Died Northallerton, N Yorks

Intelligence Dublin Castle

WO 372/24/20067