Lt Robert Arthur Arland Macready MC

1895 Jul/Sep born in Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh, (son of Robert Macready)

1901 census for Main Street, Irvinestown, County Fermanagh, Ireland.

1911 census at 7 in Balfour Avenue, Templecorran, Antrim

1915 May 1. Landed in France

1916 Jan 1 Commissioned 2nd Lt Leinster Regt - Robert Arthur Arland Macready

1917 Jan 27 Confirmed in rank of 2nd Lt in Leinster Regt - Robert Arthur Arland Macready

1917 Jul 1. 2nd Lieut MC to be Lieut Leinster Regiment

1917 Mar 3. 2nd Lt. Robert Arthur Arland Macready, Leins. R., Spec. Res. For conspicuous gallantry in action. He displayed great courage and initiative during a raid against the enemy's trenches. He himself bombed several dugouts and killed two of the enemy. Later, he assisted to carry a dead man back to our lines under heavy fire.

1920 Apr 1. Relinquished Commission from 3rd Leins. R. and retain rank of Lt.:

National Archives notes amongst the applications for permanent commissions in the Indian Army IOR/L/MIL/9/438 1916-1918: MacReady, Robert Arthur Arland IOR/L/MIL/9/438/71-81.

1921 Mar 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 1838 . Posted to H Coy from O Coy. Odd entry in that it is out of date sequence in the Alphabetic register, it is as if he signed on about 20 Dec, but did not turn up till March.

Fined £5 by Coy Commander

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1925 May 19. Lt. R. A. A. Macready, M.C., late 3rd Bn. Leins. E., on enlistment in the ranks, relinquishes the rank of Lt. 19th May 1925

1940 Oct 19. CWGC grave. Died Gibraltar

 

 

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