Major Gerard Thomas Joseph Barry, South Wales Borderers

1883 Apr/Jun. Born Cork. Son of John Barry, Esq., Lt.-Col. Royal Army Medical Corps, b 1841 ; m. 1880, Nora, d. of James Harding, Esq., J. P., of Myrtle Hill House, Cork, and formerly of Hanover Hall, Macroom ;

1901 Census at Royal Military College, Sandhurst

1902 Jan 18. The undermentioned Gentlemen Cadets, from the Royal Military College, to be Second Lieutenants. The South Wales Borderers, Gerard Thomas Joseph Barry, vice P. A. Grogan, seconded.

1905 May 3. South Wales Borderers. The undermentioned Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants. G. T. J. Barry, vice D. L. Hankin, seconded for service with the Indian Army.

1911 census - I cannot find him. His parents were living at Ringmeen, Rushbrooke Road Lower, Queenstown

1914 Oct 3. Lands in France

1916 Aug 8. S. Wales Bord.—Capt. G. T. J. Barry is placed on the h.p. List on account of ill-health.

1917 Jan 18 S. Wales Bord.—Capt. G. T. J. Barry to be Maj. 12th Feb. 1917, but to rank for seniority without pay or allowances

1917 Feb 12. S.W. Borderers.—Capt. G. T. J. Barry, from h.p. list, is restd. supern. to estabt., with precedence next above R. H. Evans.

1917 Jun 29 Royal Flying Corps appointment. Maj. G. T. J. Barry, S. Wales Bord.

1917 Jul 30. Appointed Balloon Officer , Maj. G. T. J. Barry

1918 Aug 17 . Croix de Guerre. Major Gerald Thomas Joseph Barry, South Wales Borderers and Royal Flying Corps

1919 Sep 11. RAF. The undermentioned relinquish their commns. on ceasing to be empld.: — Lt. (Hon. Maj.) G. T. J. Barry (Maj., S. Wales Bord.).

1919 Dec 11. S. Wales Bord.—Maj. G. T. J. Barry is placed on the h.p. list, and retains his present appt. at the Detention Barracks, Aldershot.

1919 Dec 20. Military Detention Barracks. Comdt., 2nd Class—Maj. G. T. J. Barry, S Wales Bord.

1921 Apr 8 Died age 38. His parents were living at Inver, Rushbrooke, Cobh

buried Old Church Cemetery, Cobh, Co. Cork.

1921 Aug 31. Probate

British soldiers died in Ireland