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Michael Greally (Greeley)

Rank: Sergeant
Street:
Townland:
Town/Village: Killashee
Civil Parish: Killashee
Catholic Parish: Killashee
Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: 339 East 57th Street, New York City
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Company "G", 308th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division, U.S. Army
Regiment Number: 1709093
Date of Death: 08-10-1918
Cause: Killed in action, Battle of Meuse-Argonne
Memorial: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, France
Information:

Michael was born either in Killashee, or Liverpool in 1888, but later emigrated to the U.S.A.  Michael enlisted in the U.S. Army in New York, and achieved the rank of Corporal before being promoted to Sergeant. He travelled to the front on the Cretic from New York on the 6 April 1918; he was killed on 8 October 1918 during the second phase of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. His cousin William Casey (of the same address) was officially notified of his death.

A man believed to be Michael's brother, James Greeley also served in the U.S. Army in WW1 but died a week later while serving in France.

Parents Names: Son of Patrick and Elizabeth Greeley, Killashee.
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Links:

Link to AMBC entry; Casualty List, Omaha Daily Bee, November 1918; 

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