T/Const Patrick Joseph Neary


1887 Apr 20 Born Cork. . His sister Maisie at the inquest said he was born in Cork. He enlisted as Patrick Neary

1901 census at Lissanurlan ,Cloondara, Longford

1906 Aug 15. Enlisted in RIC wth # 62029

1906 Aug 17. Discharged unfit

1906 Oct 1 Re-appointed to RIC

1907 Posted Kilkenny

1910 Jul 20 . Resigned from RIC. No reason given

1919 Dec 5 Re-appointed with loss of former service

1920 Feb 1 Posted to Clare

1921 Apr 13. Died when accidently shot by S/L H Playle . Playle had left his Winchester Repeater in front of the tender. Vibrations from the engine caused the gun to fall over, this discharged a shot, and the shot killed Neary. Present also were S/L CVS Tessyman, T/C FS Robinson, T/C LE Lycett, T/C Davies and T/C FW Knight

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