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Frank Reilly

Rank: Private
Town/Village: Salt Lake City, Utah
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: Lisryan, Co. Longford; Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry; (Central Ontario Regiment, Ist Battalion) CEF; U.S. Army; 26th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army
Regiment Number: 3031482
Date of Death: 02-09-1918
Memorial: Dury Mill British Cemetery, France

Francis was a native of Lisryan Co. Longford, where he was born 20 March 1882. He emigrated to the U.S. c.1900 and enlisted with the 26th Infantry Battalion U.S. Army in 1900 and served in the Phillippines; he was initially discharged in November 1903. He reenlisted with the 26th in December 1903 in St. Louis and remained with the regiment until November 1906 in San Antonio, Texas. His attestation stated that Frank had been with the 26th Regiment for six years. Prior to the war, Frank was working as a stone mason.

He enlisted for war service with the 1st Central Ontario Regiment on 26 December 1917 in Toronto, Canada; prior to this . He was hospitalised for a period in May 1918 in the 12 Canadian Hospital, Bramshott. He was likely killed in action most likely in the Second Battles of Arras 1918.

His listed next-of-kin on attestation was Annie Reilly of Lisryan; other siblings included Mrs Maggie Cahill and James Reilly, both of Kilmore, Streete, Co. Westmeath.

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Link to CWGC entry; link to Canadian OEF army file; possible Civil Record of Birth

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