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Richard Connolly

Rank: Private
Street: 433 West 43rd Street
Town/Village: New York City, USA
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Longford, County Longford / Harris Street, Bedford, NY
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 54th Artillery CAC, Battery A / 53rd Artillery CAC
Regiment Number: 581177
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: Richard was born c.7 April 1882* in Longford. He enlisted in the US Army in November 1917 and was based out of Fort Slocum serving initially with the 54th Artillery until November 1918, when he transferred to the 53rd Artillery. Pte Connolly served overseas between the 16 March 1918 in the Lorraine Sector (Alsace), and was invalided to the to March 1919, until his discharge later that month. He travelled to the front on the "Baltic".
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Notes: The Abstract gives his year of birth as 1880, although the record of service data gives an 1882 date of birth. There are some correlations between this Richard Connolly and another of similar age who enlisted with the Durham Light Infantry of the British Army in 1914, but was discharged on medical grounds.

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