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Kirwan, James (Able seaman) RS2 No.424737.
Born: 1891-03-14, clogherhead, (=Clogher), Co. Louth, Ireland
Disch A No: unknown RNR No: 2574.A Photo: f5+ Liverpool
Parents: James/Margaret Lynch
Other Family at sea: bros. John 424745 & Thomas 425098. (smcq)
Extra info: 1901, 17 Main st, Clogher. RNR 1910-35. HMS Carmania 1914.
1919-07-01 Celtic ON 113476 of Liverpool (White Star)
1919-08-01 Ormonde ON 141866 of Glasgow (Orient SN Co)
1920-02-01 2 ON 131433
1889-12-25 dob given to RNR. true dob 1891?
1910-02-10 First enrolment in RNR as sailor rating. No 2574.A. Drogheda
1910-07-11 Fishing. Clogherhead, until 1914.
1914-08-03 Outbreak of War. Called up for service in RN. Peterhead
1914-08-03 HMS Excellent, Portsmouth. gunnery training? until 12/08/1914
1914-08-13 HMS Carmania, armed merchant cruiser, until 05/06/1916 Cap Trafalgar action, 14/09/1914.
1916-07-08 HMS Egmont, base ship, Malta. until 05/06/1918.
1917-08-01 First Good Conduct Badge granted.
1918-04-20 First Good Conduct Badge granted. restored.
1918-07-30 HMS Excellent, Portsmouth. gunnery training? until 14/09/1918.
1918-09-15 HMS Victory, Portsmouth. until 15/03/1919.
1919-02-15 Demobilised. Portsmouth.
1919-03-25 Paid War Gratuity £23 10s.
1919-06-25 RNR enrolment extended. to 09/02/1920. (10 years).
1920-06-05 Re-enrolled in RNR ( C ) No 4040.C. Drogheda.
1921-01-01 Fishing postwar. Clogherhead 1921-2, 1931-2
1921-04-08 Naval Prize Money- first payment. £23 total, Drogheda.
1922-11-03 Merchant Seaman postwar. worldwide 1922-32.
1926-03-01 Re-enrolled in RNR (D) No 4026.D. Liverpool.
1926-12-13 Paid RNR Gratuity (in lieu of pension). Liverpool.
1930-04-25 Re-enrolled in RNR ( E ) No 631.E. Liverpool.
1935-02-09 Final term in RNR expires, 25 years completed. Age 46.
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