Lt John Vernon Leslie McGarry, R Innis. Fus

1895 Feb 10. Born Bere Alston, Devon, England, son of John & Stella McGarry

1901 census at Bere Alston, Devon

His parents are in Ireland

1911 census at boarding school aged 16 at St. Laurence Street, St. Laurence Gate, Louth, Ireland (says he was born in England). His mother is at 32 Doolargy, Ravensdale, Louth

1915 Nov 9. Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers). The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants: — John Vernon Leslie McGarry

1917 Jun 12. R. Innis. Fus. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts., from R. Ir. Fus., to be temp. 2nd Lts., retaining their original seniority : — J. V. L. McGarry

1917 Aug 10 Landed in France

1920 Nov 18. R. Innis. Fus. Temp. Lt. J. V. L. McGarry relinquishes his commission: on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt

1920 Nov 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1051. Posted to I Coy. Father at Groghan, Boyle, Roscommon.

Fined £3 by Coy Commander

1921 May 12. On a plain clothes patrol (I would suspect because of his Irish background)

1921 Jun 18 to 22 Jun 1921. Suspended

1921 Oct 13 to 26 Oct on Leave

1921 Dec 16 to 29 Dec on Leave

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

Married to Dorothy Isabel Delacharois Cordner

1928 Mar 5 . Leaves UK for Canada with his wife and a child aged 2. His parents live in Dundalk, and he is a Grocer.

1940 May 20 To be Lt: — Lt. John Vernon Leslie McGARRY (120884), late Inniskilling Fus

1948 Aug 9. RAOC The undermentioned Lts. to be Capts.: — J. V. L. McGARRY (120884)

1969 Jun 21. Died London aged 74