Capt. Edward Joseph Aylward, RFA

1881 Mar 25 born Ennistymon, Co.Clare, Ireland. The family were Catholic. His father was an RIC Constable for 30 years

I cannot get him in British or Irish censuses of 1901 or 1911. He is in Army on both.

1896 Apr 16 Enlists

1903 Jan 27 Marriage to Mary Margaret "May" Dullaghan in Dundalk, Louth

1909 at Bulford Camp, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England - child born

1914 Nov 15 Commissioned 2nd Lt. RFA, Bat. Sgt Major E J Aylward

1918 May 3. RFA. The undermentioned Lts. to be actg. Capts. : — E. J. Aylward.

1919 Apr 16 to 28 Jun with Special Polish Mission

1919 Dec 13. Royal Artillery. The undermentioned Lts. retire, receiving a gratuity. And are granted the rank of Capt. : —R. J. Aylward.

1919 Woolwich, Kent, England Bought largest pub in Woolwich then moved and bought The Glengall Tavern which was even bigger!

1920 Took early retirement and received a gratuity of £600.00

1921 Jan 27. Joined ADRIC with service no 1580. Posted O Coy. Section Leader

1921 Mar 9. Posted C Coy. Reverts to T/Cadet

1922 Jan 18 Discharged from ADRIC at demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 - 1927 on Electoral Roll in Woolwich

Glengall Tavern

1931 Apr 16 . Royal Artillery. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off. : Capt. E. J. Aylward.

1935 Jun 8. Died at Camberwell, London. Buried at Plumstead Cemetery, London. Buried with his wife Margaret and children; Josephine and Bernard. Had a funeral with Full Military Honours