William McCarthy

 

On Irish Times "still missing" list put out by the British

1863 Born Mallow (service record)

1887 May 29 Enlisted in Royal Irish Regt

1893 Oct 11 Promoted Cpl

1893 Nov 27. Posted to India

1896 Dec 5. Promoted Sgt

1897 Jul 26 Convicted in making false statements in returns, reduced to the ranks

1898 May 17. Appointed L/Cpl

1903 Mar 19. Posted back to UK

1905 Jan 15. Marriage

 

1907 Dec 2.Son born in Buttevant William McCarthy is a Colour Sergeant in Royal Irish Regt

 

1908 Aug 28 Drunkenness, reduced from Colour Sgt to Sgt

1908 Aug 19 Son William John born Blackdown

1909 Nov 3. Pensioned from British Army. His Royal Irish Regt service no was 6319 . Medically unfit

1911 census at Ballyvoloon, Queenstown , Cork

 

1921 May 23. Kidnapped

1921 May 29. Shot by IRA

Compensation Commission Register shows £2,600 was awarded. Register of Compensation Commission (Ireland) Cases of Private Persons (CO 905/15, TNA).

 

 

Shot by IRA as British spies