DL McClean is identified in Cairo Gang photo, and him in Football photo and with his brother Cornelius G McClean
Brother of Cornelius G McClean
1891 Feb 20. Born Arlington, New Jersey USA
1894 Jul 18. Aged 3. Arrives back in Liverpool from Boston on S S Catalonia with father C W McClean (b. circa 1848) No mother on manifest. Father is a plasterer.2nd Class.
1901 census Living with grandparents at 5 Martinez Avenue, Pottinger, Down
1911 census. Living with uncle at Ballyhenry, Carnmoney, Antrim
1916 Mar 9. Enlists and gives address as Mossleigh, Dundonald, Co Down
1917 May 5. To Officer Cadet battalion
1917 Aug 28 Commissioned
1917 Oct 20. Landed in France
1919 Sep 3. Royal Irish Fus. Temp. Lt. D. F. McClean, from 13th Transport Workers Battalion., Bedf. & Herts. R., to be temp. Lt. The 12th and 13th (Transport Workers) Battalions were raised in 1916/1917
1920 Mar 4. Royal Irish Fus. Temp. Lt. D. F. McClean relinquishes his commission on completion of service,and retains the rank of Lt.
1920 Sep 17 Joined ADRIC with service no 588. Posted to F Coy
His grandson sent me a little song that came down from his grandfather
“RIC Auxiliary, Always tight, no L.S.D.
High tiddle um tum, glory be to mighty
One bottle of Bass between the four of us
Always tight, no L.S.D.
High tiddle um tum glory be to mighty”
1921 Jan 20 A/CQM
1921 Feb 2. CQM.
1922 Feb 4, Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1926 Mar 28 Arrives in St John, New Brunswick Canada on "SS Montrose" from Belfast. Born in Arlington, Va. Detained under Section 3 sub section j. Appealed 31 Mar and released 10 Apr 1926.
1927 Jul 4. Married Maude F Riordan in New Mexico.
1934-1936 on London Electoral rolls
1942 Living in Ohio
1957 Jun 17 . Died Sacramento, California