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Bernard Reilly

Rank: Private
Street: 160 Bleeker Street, New York
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Country: USA
Alternative Address: Drumhaldry, Moyne(?), Co. Longford
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 'C' Company, 11th Infantry, 5th Division, US army
Regiment Number: 735038
Date of Death: 20-03-1919
Cause: Died in a railway accident, France
Memorial: St Mihiel American Cemetery, France

Bernard was born c. 1876 in Co. Longford, son of Peter Reilly. There is a civil record for Bernard, son of Peter Reilly and Catherine (née Reilly), born on 15 August 1876 in Drumhaldry, Moyne. The draft registration card of his brother John gives Arva as the local post office, tending to confirm that Moyne was his home address. Bernard enlisted at Fort Slocum, New York on 29 June 1917 and served in France from 24 April 1918.

Parents Names: Peter Reilly
Notes: The burial registration card (National Archives, Washington) mentions his brother John, 1442 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn; later 1081 Bergen Street, Brooklyn; and sister Kathleen Reilly, 511 Lane Building, Davenport, Iowa. **Many thanks to Dennis Burke of for submitting this entry.
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