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Royal Munster Fusiliers soldier
« on: Sunday 27 August 17 18:38 BST (UK) »
Can anyone help with research into Pte Jeremiah REARDON. Royal Munsters no 4125.
or labour corp no.620861

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Re: Royal Munster Fusiliers soldier
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 27 August 17 19:54 BST (UK) »
His service record has not survived the WW2 bombing but from his medal record we can say:

Served first with the 8th or 9th Battalion Munsters, landing in France on 19 Dec 1915.  Both these battalions were disbanded in 1916 and the men moved to 1st or 2nd Battalions
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/royal-munster-fusiliers/
Transferred at some time to the Labour Corps after its formation in 1917.  It may be possible to work out when he transferred from his Labour Corps number more work needed!).

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Re: Royal Munster Fusiliers soldier
« Reply #2 on: Monday 28 August 17 11:24 BST (UK) »
620861 was in a batch of numbers allocated to 35/Batt. Royal Fusiliers who became the 104th. Coy. LC.
May have gone into the 104th. using a spare number at a later date.
Warks:Ashford;Cadby;Clarke;Clifford;Cooke Copage;Easthope;
Edmonds;Felton;Colledge;Lutwyche;Mander(s);May;Poole;Withers.
Staffs.Edmonds;Addison;Duffield;Webb;Fisher;Archer
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
Notts.Clarke;Redfearne;Treece.
Som.May;Perriman;Cox
India Kane;Felton;Cadby
London.Haysom.
Lancs.Gay.
Worcs.Coley;Mander;Sawyer.
Kings of Wessex & Scotland
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Re: Royal Munster Fusiliers soldier
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 29 August 17 10:12 BST (UK) »
Thank you all for your replies