Gallant South Kilkenny Soldier & Photograph

The Waterford News - 29th of October 1915, Page 8 Column 4

Gallant South Kilkenny Soldier & Photograph
Courtesy of The Waterford News

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GALLANT SOUTH KILKENNY SOLDIER

SERGEANT-MAJOR STACEY
Sergt.-Major Stacey is a native of Kilmacow, a son of Mr. Stacey and a brother of Mr. Thomas Stacey of Greenville, Kilmacow. He joined the Grenadier Guards in September 1899, and was transferred to the Irish Guards on it's formation in 1900. He is well known in Dublin where he served for two years as Sergeant-Major of the Dublin University Officers Training Corps, Trinity College. On his promotion to warrant rank in September 1914, he was transferred to the 7th Royal Munster Fusiliers as Regimental Sergeant-Major. The R.F.M.. was one of the battalions that made the landing at Sulva Bay.
Lieut.-General Mahon, commanding the 10th Irish Division has addressed the following letter to sergeant-Major Stacey:-
"Your Commanding Officer and Brigade Commander have informed me that you have distinguished yourself by distinguish conduct in the Field. I have read their report and have forwarded it to higher authority for recognition."



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