RDFA/111 Private Daniel Fay, 2st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers

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Daniel Fay, 1914Daniel Fay (1887-1942) joined 2nd Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in 1908. 2nd Battalion were stationed on the Western front and covered the retreat of the British Expeditionary Force in 1914 before participating in the Second Battle of Ypres. Daniel Fay served with his two brothers-in-law, James Joseph Moore and Bartholomew Moore. James Moore was killed in action near Ypres in 1915. Daniel and Bartholomew were discharged in 1918 and 1919 respectively. They returned home baring the mental scars of a terrible war. Read more about Daniel Fay and the Three Dubs.

Image: RDFA/111/02 – Daniel Fay in 1914, sitting in full dress uniform (click to enlarge)

This collection, part of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association Collection, contains a number of official documents relating to the military service of the three soldiers. It also contains information and photographs relating to their post-war experience.

RDFA/111 Private Daniel Fay (1887-1942) (pdf, 109kb) (cannot access pdf?)

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