Patrick Ray

IRA Executions 1921 (NLI, Collins Papers, Microfilm 920). On Aug 1921 "Missing" List . He was kidnapped and executed. His body has never been found


1883 Jan 25 Born


1891 Jan 5. His mother died. (I cannot find a death cert)


1899 Aug 17. His father appears to have died in the Mallow workhouse leaving the family orphaned


1897 Oct 10 Attested as a Boy in RMF

1899 Nov 27 Transferred to Regular Army in RMF


1904 Jul 24 Married Catherine Murphy in Tralee


1905 Jun 4. Child born in Tralee


1908 A child born in India serving with RMF


1911 census with RMF in India

1912 Child born in Rangoon

The 1st battalion RMF was called back from Rangoon at the outbreak of World War One, and stationed at home prior to its despatch to Gallipoli where it took part in the initial landings of 25 April 1915.The Munsters would remain in Gallipoli throughout the campaign, and would be evacuated in January 1916. An account of the RMF landing at Gallipoli is at this site

1915 Apr 28 Lands in Balkans with RMF


1915 Oct 15. Discharged RMF as unfit medically


1916 Jul 22 Joins RDF


1918 Jul 8 Discharged RDF - sickness, Silver War Badge


The RDF Pension card shows his address as Church Hill. Passage West. Which is where he was kidnapped in 1921


1921 Jan 23. Shot Cork body never found



Shot by IRA as British spies