Royal Naval Reserve

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Allen, Michael Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
3623B
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Killed as a direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Catherine Allen of New Ross. Widow Marianne at 8 Derby Road, Weaste, Manchester

Barron, William

Date of Birth
Address
Ballyhack, Arthurstown, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
2842A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed in Dardanelles by German destroyer the Muvanet -I Milet.
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Mary Barron née Neville of Ballyhack, Arthurstown. When torpedoed, the HMS Goliath blew-up and capsized immediately taking 570 of her 750 crew including the captain to a watery grave. (Enniscorthy Guardian 1915)

Berry, Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
3049.T
Rank
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action: Killed in explosion aboard HM Torpedo Boat 4 in Ramsgate, Kent which also killed 13 other crew.
Other Biographical Details
Husband of Mary Ellen, Bride Street, Wexford. Son of Patrick Berry and Mary Berry nee Sullivan, Bride Street, Wexford. His father was a labourer. 1901 Census shows his widowed mother at 28 Bride Street, Wexford. Children were James (19), Annie (16) and Michael (14). Formerly served as S/990.

Bolger, John

Date of Birth
Address
Byrne's Lane, Wexford
Service No.
2320.D.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
50
Circumstances of Death
Killed as a direct result of enemy action. Buried at Sea. HMS Grafton was struck by Turkish shells off Suvla, Gallipoli on 12th August 1915, killing nine of her crew including John Bolger.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John & Mary Bolger née Bennett of Wexford. Husband of Mary Bolger née Murphy of Byrne's Lane. Father of Patrick Bolger  Worcestershire Regiment 15th Bn. (49878)

Butler, Edward

Address
24 Parnell St, Wexford
Service No.
1991D
Rank
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed as a direct result of enemy action.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Nicholas & Martha Butler of 24 Parnell St, and husband of Annie Butler at same address.

Byrne, John

Date of Birth
Address
Ballinatray Cottages, Courtown.
Service No.
5373.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
37
Circumstances of Death
Died from disease.
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Ellen Brennan Byrne, Ballinatray, Gorey. Son of John and Ann Byrne née Berry.

Carty, John

Date of Birth
Address
William Street, Wexford
Service No.
1656S
Rank
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action. Monmouth wa sunk in a Naval action in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Chile, South America
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mr. Philip Carty of Trinity Street, Wexford.

Connolly, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
The Faythe, Wexford
Service No.
1394U
Rank
Date of Death
Age
47
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action. Lost his life at sea
Other Biographical Details

Husband of Elizabeth Connolly of The Faythe, Wexford. Left five children

Conway, John

Date of Birth
Address
John Street, Wexford
Service No.
2471T
Date of Death
Age
29
Other Biographical Details
The son of Owen and Rose Conway. Married Elizabeth Crosbie of Green Street, Wexford, 1910.

Cormack, John

Date of Birth
Alias
John Joseph Cormick
Service No.
4682B
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed at Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Brother of William Cormack, Bing, Kilrane, Tagoat, Co. Wexford. Parents: John Cormick and Margaret Hayes. The 1901 Census shows William McCormack (21) at Bing with his siblings John (18), Mattie (16) and Maggie (14). By 1911 William had a family and John, an agricultural labourer, lived with him. Next of kin was his brother William McCormack.

Cullen, Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
2847S
Rank
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Ship Transylvania was sunk on 4th May in the Mediterranean by a German torpedo from submarine U63 off Cape Noli, 40 miles from Genoa
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Ellen Cullen née Murphy, 2 High Street, Wexford.

Dempsey, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
5752A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
HMS Goliath was torpedoed in the Dardanelles
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Mary Dempsey of Bride St, Wexford.

Doyle, Andrew

Date of Birth
Service No.
3131.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
41
Circumstances of Death
Died from disease at Dreadnought Hospital, Greenwich
Other Biographical Details

Son of William and Bridget Doyle. Cousin of Edward Turner, Riverchapel, Courtown Harbour, Wexford.

Doyle, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
5367B
Rank
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
HMS Laurentic was sunk by a mine en route to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Annie Doyle nee Parle of Ballyhealy, Kilmore, Co.Wexford. 

Fox, James

Date of Birth
Address
Cornmarket, Wexford
Service No.
T/2484
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Died at Cornmarket after being discharged due to pulmonary tuberculosis
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Cecilia Fox nee Hayes. Brother of Michael Fox. Buried with full honours in St. Ibar's Cemetery, Crosstown

Furlong, James

Date of Birth
Service No.
5241S
Rank
Date of Death
Age
24
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Gregory and Margaret Furlong nee Doyle of Yoletown, Ballycullane, Co.Wexford. His father was an agricultural labourer. Navy gives his date of birth as 17th January 1892, but CWGC state his age as 27. In the 1901 Census, James is shown as 11.

Gaul, James

Date of Birth
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Ship presumed lost
Other Biographical Details

Son of James and Anne Gaul nee Brien of The Faythe, Wexford. Married Margaret Whitmore of 20 Carrigeen Street, Wexford, on 10th February 1907. He was then a malster

Golden, Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
3276B
Date of Death
Age
36
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed by German submarine UC-22.
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Margaret Golden nee Murphy, Trinity Street, Wexford. Husband of Mary Ellen Golden nee Furlong of Wygram Place, Wexford. 

Kavanagh, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
5729A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Ship was sunk by three torpedoes from German destroyer Muvanet-1-Milet.
Other Biographical Details
Son of Patrick and Mary Kavanagh nee Cahill of Kildermott, Ballymoney, Gorey, Co.Wexford. His father was a farmer. Gave his date of birth to the RN as the 15th April 1892.

Kehoe, James

Date of Birth
Service No.
2942A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Died from disease
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Annie Kehoe nee Doyle of Riverchappel, Courtown Harbour, Gorey, Wexford. His father was a labourer. Gave his date of birth to the RN as 26th January 1891. 

Kenny, Edward

Date of Birth
Address
Ballinatray
Service No.
5733A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
18
Circumstances of Death
Killed in the Dardanelles
Other Biographical Details

Son of Mary Anne Kenny nee Redmond and Patrick Kenny of Ballinatray, Courtown Harbour, Co.Wexford. 

Leary, Edward

Date of Birth
Service No.
4487.S.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details
Mother: Mary, 9 Michael Street, Wexford

Maguire, Robert

Date of Birth
Service No.
2306A
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Jane Maguire nee Sinnott of Seamount, Riverchapel, Courtown Harbour.

Maloney, Daniel

Date of Birth
Service No.
1356 S.T.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
51
Circumstances of Death
Died from gallbladder empyema and shock following an operation 26.3.1917.
Other Biographical Details
Wife: Amelia, 140 High Street, Swansea. The son of Daniel and Catherine Maloney née Howlin. His father was a labourer. Married Amelia Northam, 1887. The 1891 Census shows him, a labourer, at 12 Chapel Street, Swansea. Children were Thomas (3), Daniel (1) and William (1 month). The 1911 Census shows him as a commission agent and his wife was a licensed victualler at 140 High Street, Swansea. Children present were Thomas (23), Emily (18), Joseph Augustine (14), Annie (13), John (11), Amelia (9), and Florence Mary (7). Widow at 140 High Street, Swansea.

Moloney, Stephen

Date of Birth
Alias
Maloney
Address
Ballyhitt, Broadway, Wexford,
Service No.
B/4558
Rank
Anson Bn.
Date of Death
Age
35
Circumstances of Death
Died after Discharge (Invalided) at Ballyhit, Broadway, Co.Wexford, from Phthisis (2 years).
Other Biographical Details

Parents: Richard S. & Elizabeth Maloney, "St. Ivers," Ballyhit Cottage, Broadway, Co.Wexford. Brother of Francis.

Moran, Michael John

Date of Birth
Address
Cornmarket, Wexford
Service No.
4763.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
40
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action, Wife then a wardsmaid at the Union Hospital, Wexford.
Other Biographical Details
Wife: Mary A. Wardsmaid Union Hospital, Wexford. son of Patrick and Bridget Moran née Barlow. His father was a porter. He was a labourer residing at Cornmarket, Wexford, when he married Mary Anne Walsh 13.4.1899. Daughter Mary Bridget born at Whitemill Road, Wexford, 14.6.1901. He and his wife had been separated for some years. The 1911 Census shows his wife and daughter residing with her mother at 2 Slippery Green, Wexford

Murphy, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
Abbey Street, Wexford
Service No.
4317A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Drowned on the East coast of Africa.
Other Biographical Details
Son of James and Kate Murphy of Wexford. Husband of Mary Kate Murphy of Abbey Street, Wexford. Article in The People 1915

Murphy, Thomas

Date of Birth
Service No.
2634.B.
Rank
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed by a huge explosion at Halifax, Nova Scotia
Other Biographical Details
Mother: Ellen, William Street, Wexford, the son of George and Ellen Murphy née Neville. His father was a fisherman. The 1901 Census shows the family at 38 William Street, Wexford. Thomas was then an apprentice.

O'Leary, Edward

Date of Birth
Address
9 Michael Street, Wexford
Service No.
4487S
Rank
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
HMS Black Prince sunk during battle.
Other Biographical Details

Article in a Wexford newspaper. Son of Michael and Mary O'Leary of 9 Michael Street, Wexford. Served as LEARY at Wexford B 9.12.1892

O'Neill, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
By 1902 his address was 21 Dyke Street, Liverpool
Service No.
669V
Rank
Date of Death
Age
41
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Elizabeth O'Neill of Wexford. Wife: Agnes O'Neill, 52 Lamb Street, Liverpool, Lancs

Reville, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
2410B
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
Laurentic ship was sunk off the Irish coast, hit a mine at Fanad Head en route to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Other Biographical Details
Article in a Wexofrd newspaper. Son of William and Mrs Teresa Reville nee Butler of Maudlintown, Wexford. His father was a shoemaker.

Roach, Edward

Date of Birth
Service No.
1828T
Rank
Date of Death
Age
43
Circumstances of Death
Died suddenly from heart failure, 14th April 1916. buried in Scotland
Other Biographical Details
Left Widow Elizabeth McLachlan, 9 Moncrieff Street, Paisley, Scotland , the son of Anthony and Anne Roach

Roche, Laurence

Date of Birth
Address
Ballyask, Kilmore
Service No.
4313A and 4313A/(DEV)
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
SS Garmoyle was sunk by German Submarine U-57, 20K southeast of Mine Head, Cork.
Other Biographical Details
Husband of Mary Roche of Ballyask, Kilmore. Son of James and Annie Roche nee Molloy. His father was a general labourer.

Rogers, Bartholomew

Date of Birth
Address
6 Emmet Place, Wexford
Service No.
2449T
Rank
Date of Death
Age
42
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Mary Rogers nee Manning of Emmet Place, Wexford. Husband of Kate Rogers nee Rowe of 6 Emmet Place, Wexford.

Rossiter, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
William Street, Wexford
Service No.
3095A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details
Son of Thomas Rossiter of William Street, Wexford. Article in a Wexford newspaper.

Sinnott, Thomas

Date of Birth
Service No.
2455A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
25
Circumstances of Death
Killed by a mine explosion off the Irish Coast en route to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Other Biographical Details
Son of John and Mary Sinnott nee Quinn of Ballyreilly, Co.Wexford.

Sinnott, William

Date of Birth
Service No.
2479A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
28
Other Biographical Details
Son of Richard and Ellen Sinnott nee Sinnott of Hardyglass, Co.Wexford.

Stafford, George

Date of Birth
Service No.
4651/B
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action
Other Biographical Details
Son of Peter and Katherine Stafford nee Ennis of St Helen's, Kilrane. His father was a farmer and a fisherman

Sunderland, John

Date of Birth
Address
Ballywoodrane, Blackwater
Service No.
2793T
Rank
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action
Other Biographical Details
Son of Michael and Anne Sunderland nee Bowe of Ballyvoodrane, Blackwater, Enniscorthy. Husband of Elizabeth Mary Roche of Ballywoodrane, Blackwater.