Peter Mc, on 22 April 2012 - 08:25 AM, said:
De Courcy Ireland - Was it William or Wyndor? Wyndor Plunkett de Courcy Ireland died 21 Feb 1916, he may - I have not investigated further - have been related to Plunkett deCourcy Ireland, County Inspector RIC who died 1891, late of Dalkey and Borrisokane.
I'd be interested in what you find.
Thanks for the information,
From the information to hand the full name would appear to have been William Wyndor Plunkett de Courcy Ireland.
I can obtain much of his service history through digitized copies of his records ...
... but I'm finding it hard to track down the details of his family connection to Ireland. I'll try to trace the Tipperary link. (I gather there were a number of prominent intermarried Anglo-Irish Plunkett/O'Grady/de Courcy families in the Limerick area, so the road to Tipperary would be a logical one).
Btw his full service record is recorded as ADM 273/2/27, which has not yet been digitized. It may well trace changes of detail for next-of-kin over the years.
The next-of-kin for the chap is muddied by his marriage to Myrtle Susan Lloyd, who in the Irish Census 1911, was still single and from Wexford but visiting the Nappers of Meath, grr:
It would be really interesting if the link to Tipperary could be established, as there are a number of prominent families there who deserve a encyclopedia to themselves, let alone the small mention in some modest historical research I'd hope to complete. Certainly there's plenty of evidence that "by 1906 the representatives of de Courcy P Ireland were occupying MertonHall"
Thanks for the info.