Driver THOMAS IRELAND (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman grave marker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Driver
Forenames THOMAS
Surname IRELAND (photo added)
Initials T
Place of Birth BELFAST, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Tuesday, 11 December 1900
Date of Death Friday, 11 August 1944
Age 44
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From BELFAST, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number T/7007689
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Army Service Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 282 General Transport Company
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XII. C. 11.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF WILLIAM AND ELLEN IRELAND, OF BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND; HUSBAND OF MARGARET IRELAND, OF BELFAST.

Additional Information

 

 

Driver THOMAS IRELAND had 7 sons and 3 daughters.1

 

 

 

 

THOMAS IRELAND in bayonet practice, undated.

 

 

Royal Ulster Rifles 1940, before leaving for Hong Kong.
Taken in artillery barracks in Ireland.
THOMAS IRELAND is 4th row up and 3rd from the left.
Shortly after this photograph was taken THOMAS IRELAND,
was transferred to the Royal Army Service Corps.

 

 

 

 

References
1. Information and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Charles Edward Ireland, grandson of Driver THOMAS IRELAND.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Charles Edward Ireland, grandson of Driver THOMAS IRELAND.
Additional photographs provided by: Charles Edward Ireland, grandson of Driver THOMAS IRELAND and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Charles Edward Ireland, grandson of Driver THOMAS IRELAND.

 

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What other people have said

IRELAND

CHARLESEDWARDIRELAND

REMEMBERED BY MARY IRELAND 70 YEARS ON WIFE OF YOUR SON HARRY

On Friday, September 5, 2014
belfast

Robert Charles Gourley

your gt gt grand kids thomas william chloe jodie ross sam and myself are very proud of you and of what we are very happy to say you are our gt gt granda

On Thursday, July 24, 2014
belfast n ireland

charles ireland

remembered in proud and loving memory by his grandson charlie gt grand daughters sueellen leeanne gt gt grandkids thomas william robert ross sam jodie and clhoie

On Tuesday, July 22, 2014
n ireland

charles ireland

remembered with pride your grandsons harry jim charlie stephen brian gt grandkids suellen leeanne gt gt grandkids thomas william robert ross sam jodie chloie 70years on never forgotton

On Sunday, May 25, 2014