2nd.Lt Bernard Joseph Bolger, Tank Corps

1894 Jan 11. Born Celbridge, Kildare as Bernard Joseph Bolger

1901 census at Killadoon, Celbridge, Kildare

1911 census at Killadoon Celbridge, Kildare

1913 Dec 13 Joined RIC, he was a Chauffeur

1913 Dec 18 Discharged from RIC by doctor as "unfit"

1915 May 18 Landed in France

1917 May 26 Commissioned.

1919 Jun 7. Tank Corps. Temp. 2nd Lt. B. Bolger relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of 2nd Lt

1919 Oct/Dec married to Ella R Christie in Eton, Bucks

1920 Jul 30 Joined ADRIC with service no 38

1921 Jan 19. To Permanent Cadet with Transport Division of RIC

1921 Jul 3 Arrested, stealing government stores

1921 Dec 12 . He was incarcerated in Mountjoy Prison, tried by Court Martial, but discharged. Wife Ella in Co Meath