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Richard York

Rank: Corporal
Street: 1457 Amsterdam Avenue
Town/Village: New York City
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Alternative Address: Ballymahon, Longford; Academy of the Sacred Heart, 130 W. Street, Nicholas Terrace, New York (1915); St. Malachy's Home, Rockaway Park, Queens, New York (1920).
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 23rd Company, 5th Regiment / 6th Machine Gun Battalion, US Marine Corps
Regiment Number: 108539
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Memorial: Long Island National Cemetery, 2040 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, New York
Information: Richard was born in Ballymahon on 17 April 1883. He emigrated to the U.S. in initally in 1889, and re-entered in 1902. He was an engineer. He enlsted in the U.S. army and served in France from July 1917 to July 1919. He served at a number of battle-sites including Aisne, Chateau-Thierry, Aisne-Marne, Soissons, St. Mihel and Meuse-Argonne. He was even involved in the offensive crossing the River Meuse. He had also been awarded the Fourragere. Richard enlisted originally at saddler rank but was promoted to corporal by November 1917 and to sergeant in September 1918. He was reduced to corporal in December. He was listed as a 'help' in a Home for Incurables in the Bronx, New York in the 1930 Census.
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