Patrick Reilly

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 25590
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Somerset Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Karachi, India
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 05.06.1916
  • Burial Country: India
  • Cemetery: Karachi Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A/D. N. 15.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 01.10.1892
  • Place of Birth: Tayport
  • Address: 22 Laing Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Edward Reilly, 51 William Lane, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Reilly, 22 Laing St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Margaret Reilly, born 17.06.1914

More about Patrick Reilly

Formerly, 21386, Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Patrick Reilly   25590   Somerset Light Infantry

REILLY___Died in Karachi, India, 5th June 1916, Private Patrick Reilly (21386), Dublin Fusiliers, (transferred) to

               Somerset Light Infantry, (25590).

               His Country called him, and he answered.

               Inserted by his sorrowing wife and child, 22 Lang Street.

    also – His sorrowing father and mother, Edward and Mrs Reilly, 51 William Lane.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th June 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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