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Michael O’Leary, V.C

Michael O’Leary, V.C Go>to>Source:   Michael O’leary was born at the Gearagh, between Macroom and Inchigeela in 1890. Having spent some time in the Canadian Mountain Police he joined the Irish Guards at the start of the Great Way in 1914. It was at Cuinchy, on February 1st 1915 that Lance-Corporal O'Leary, orderly to Lieutenant Innes, won his V.C. On the evening of Friday February 19th 1915 the London Evening newspapers Read more [...]