Cyril John Guinness Conerney

1896 Oct 13 Born Ennis, Clare. His father Patrick Pierre Conerney was a Church of Ireland Clergyman

1901 census at Wellington Lodge, Wellington Square West, Cheltenham. A visitor there with his mother.

1911 census at school in Taylor’s Grange, Whitechurch, Dublin

1916 Dec 19. The undermentioned, from Officers Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts. R Dublin Fusiliers. Cyril John Guinness Conerney.

1917 Apr 29 Landed in France

1918 Oct 5 Wounded by shell fire during a 1st RDF attack

1918 Jun 19 . The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts. : — 5th R. Dub. Fus.—C. J. G. Conerney.

1918 Nov . Limerick Chronicle. Second Lieutenant Cyril J G Conerney, 1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers, reported wounded, is the son of the Rev P Pirrie Conerney, and nephew of the Dean of Raphoe. He was educated at St Columba’s College, Rathfarnham, and the High School, Dublin. He left the latter school towards the end of 1916 to join the Forces, and gained his commission in January, 1917. All his active service has been on the Western Front in France and Flanders. He contracted blood poisoning in the trenches in 1917, and shortly afterwards was gassed.

1919 Mar 2. Was in a draft of 16 officers sent to 5th Royal Irish Regt to remain in Germany as part of the army of occupation.

1920 Jun 3. 5th E. Dub. Fus — Lt. C. J. G. Conerney relinquishes his commn., and retains the rank of Lt

1921 Jan 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 1511. Posted to I Coy

Fined £3 by Coy Commander, and then a further £3

1922 Jan 10 "Dismissed the Force" then, cancelled beside it. Utting OK also dismissed that day

1922 Jan 28 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register. He is a Manufacturing Agent Chemicals living at Old Wool Hall , Maidstone R.D., Kent,

1940 Jul 20 . Duke Wellington's Regt to be Lt. :— Lt. Cyril John Guinness CONERNEY (14201

1940 Nov 12. D.W.R. Lt. J. G. Conerney (142011) relinquishes his commn. on account of ill-health.

1965 Jul 30 Died Hastings aged 68