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James Greeley (Grealy)

Rank: Private
Street: 468 West 47th Street
Townland:
Town/Village: New York City, New York,
Civil Parish: Killashee
Catholic Parish: Killashee
Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: Killashee, Co. Longford; Brooklyn, New York
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 10th Company, 1st Batallion, 5th Engineers Training/467th Engineers Ponton Training
Regiment Number: 2607566
Date of Death: 15-10-1918
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia, in the field
Memorial: Suresnes American Cemetery, Paris
Information:

James was born September 1893 either in Liverpool or in Killashee, Co. Longford*. His family later emigrated to the U.S.A. and he enlisted in July 1918. He served overseas from 29 September to his death from pneumonia on 15 October.

 

James was a brother of John Greeley, 195 Harrison Street, Brooklyn, New York City. Another likely brother of theirs was Michael J. Greeley. 

Parents Names: Son of Patrick and Elizabeth Greeley/Grealy, Killashee.
Notes: *In the Abstracts of WW1 Service for New York, James gives his birthplace as Liverpool, England.
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