1880 Mar. Born Limerick. His father, James Earle, is a labourer.
1900 May 21. Attests at Liverpool to Manchester Regiment for 7 years colours (he extends this later to 12 years). He is a groom. His father is James Earle of Rhosddu, Wrexham.
1905 Feb 18 Posted to India.
1911 census with 1st battalion Manchester Regt in India
1912 Dec 28. Posted back to UK.
1912 Dec 31. Discharged at end of his service. He has made L/Cpl
1914 Nov 12. Enlists in Manchester Regt "arrived from abroad" (seems to be that he arrived form New York on 13 Oct 1914)
1914 Dec 6. Promoted Cpl
1915 Jan 2, Promoted Sgt.
1915 Nov 25. Posted Overseas - Mediterranean
1916 Jul 10. Posted to France
1916 Dec 31. Posted back to UK
1917 Feb 6. Posted to Cadet training school.
1917 May 30. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.). Manchester Regt. Patrick Earle
1920 Nov 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1030. Posted to I Coy. His next of kin is his sister, Mrs Margaret Noble, 218 West 22nd St, New York
1921 May 21. Promoted Section Leader
1921 Sep 1. Service Battalions. The undermentioned relinquish their commissions on. completion of service: —Manch. R. - Temp. Lts.: — P. Earle, and is granted the rank of Capt
1922 Jan 17 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1922 Mar 29. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Constable
1922 Apr 4. Resigned from British Gendarmerie, so never went to Palestine.
1922 Aug 2. Emigrates to Australia and can be followed in Australian Electoral Roll until 1942 in Western Australia. I suspect that Foley is also the Foley in ADRIC and in I Coy
1944 Mar. This would appear to be his death