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Colour Sergeant Major Thomas James Cahill

Colour Sergeant Major Thomas James Cahill

Male 1913 - 1981  (68 years)

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  • Name Thomas James Cahill  [1
    Prefix Colour Sergeant Major 
    Born 6 Oct 1913  Sandhurst, Berkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Certificate of Birth - Thomas James Cahill Jnr.
    Certificate of Birth - Thomas James Cahill Jnr.
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Colour Sergeant Major - East Surrey Regiment  [1
    Military Service Chelsea, London, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Quartermaster Sergeant - Royal Hospital 
    Military Service 10 Apr 1929  [1
    East Surrey Regiment 
    Died 18 Oct 1981  Epsom, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9692  Lasbury Family
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2019 

    Father Sergeant Major Thomas James Cahill
              b. 9 Jul 1882, Bandon, Cork, Munster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Jul 1940, Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Helena Catherine O'Leary
              b. 9 Jun 1887, Tallow, Waterford, Munster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 10 Apr 1943, Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1910  Folkestone, Kent, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Certificate of Marriage - Thomas James Cahill Snr. & Helena Catherine O'Leary
    Certificate of Marriage - Thomas James Cahill Snr. & Helena Catherine O'Leary
    Marriage Witness 29 Jun 1910 
    • Attribute Value: John N. Finnerty & Maria Eugenie Dewberry
    Family ID F3710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Violet Annie Angell
              b. 13 Feb 1914, Clutton, Somerset, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Jan 2006, Epsom, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1943  Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    St. Benedict RC Church, Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset UK
    Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset
    UK 
    • Newspaper Clipping

      STRATTON

      AT ST. BENEDICTS C.S.M. Thomas Cahill Weds Miss V.A. Angell

      The wedding took place at St Benedict's Church, Stratton-on-the-Fosse on Saturday of Miss Violet Annie Angell only daughter of Mr and Mrs J Angell of White Post to C.S.M.Thomas Cahill, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, second son of the late R.S.M.Cahill of the Irish Guards.
      Father Dunstan Pontifix officiated and Mr G Brine was at the organ.
      The Bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was attired in a white satin gown, and veil with orange blossoms. Her necklace, earrings and bracelet of moonstones, also a bouquet of deep red roses were gifts from the bridegroom.
      She was attended by her cousin, Miss Barbara Dando, who wore a powder blue dress, and carried a posie of pink roses and carnations. Her gold cross and chain was a gift from the bridegroom.
      The reception was held at the Fosseway Café and about 30 guests attended. The couple received many useful presents, including the cake which was made by the bride's aunt, Mrs H Dando.
      Cpl A.W.Angell, the bride's brother, was the best man. The bride's bouquet was placed on the grave of the bridegroom's father and mother.
      For the Honeymoon at Northwood, the bride travelled in a powder blue dress; and fur coat; hat, gloves and shoes to tone.

      Saturday 4 th September 1943
    Marriage Witness 4 Sep 1943  [1
    • Attribute Value: James Angell & Arthur W. Angell
    Children 
    +1. Bernadette Anne Cahill
     2. Susan Michelle Cahill
    Photos
    Wedding of Thomas James Cahill and Violet Annie Angell
    Wedding of Thomas James Cahill and Violet Annie Angell
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F3248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1913 - Sandhurst, Berkshire, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Quartermaster Sergeant - Royal Hospital - - Chelsea, London, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address:
    St. Benedict RC Church, Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset UK
    Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset
    UK - 4 Sep 1943 - Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, England, UK
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1981 - Epsom, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    The East Surreys at Royal Hospital Chelsea
    HRH Prince Charles and Thomas James Cahill
    Thomas James Cahill & Violet Annie Cahill
    Wedding of Thomas James Cahill and Violet Annie Angell
    Colour Sergeant Thomas James Cahill
    Thomas Cahill & James Ives
    HMS Medway
    Thomas James Cahill
    Perimeter Guard Post - Shanghai
    Hong Hong
    Howe Barracks, Canterbury
    East Surrey Regiment at camp - Shanghai
    Jinriksha Station, Singapore
    The Cahill Boys
    Marriage of William Francis Cahill & Brigit E. Docherty
    East Surrey Regiment - Football
    2nd Bn East Surrey Regiment - Tug of War
    2nd Bn East Surrey Regiment
    Marriage of William Francis Cahill & Brigit Docherty
    East Surrey Regiment
    East Surrey Regiment - Tug of War

    Documents
    Certificate_Service_Thomas_James_Cahil_Jnr_1.jpg
    Certificate_Service_Thomas_James_Cahil_Jnr_1.jpg
    Certificate of Service - Thomas James Cahill Jnr.
    Certificate_Service_Thomas_James_Cahil_Jnr_2.jpg
    Certificate_Service_Thomas_James_Cahil_Jnr_2.jpg
    Certificate of Service - Thomas James Cahill Jnr.
    Certificate_Service_Thomas_James_Cahil_Jnr_3.jpg
    Certificate_Service_Thomas_James_Cahil_Jnr_3.jpg
    Certificate of Service - Thomas James Cahill Jnr.
    Certificate_Service_Thomas_James_Cahil_Jnr_4.jpg
    Certificate_Service_Thomas_James_Cahil_Jnr_4.jpg
    Certificate of Service - Thomas James Cahill Jnr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S125] Research by Sue Cahill.