Michael Lally 16-Dec-17

First Name: Michael
Last Name:Lally
Rank: Wireless Operator
Regiment: Mercantile Marines
Military Number:
Place of Birth:Ballyconnell Gort
Place of Death:SS Bristol City
Date of Death:16-Dec-17
Additional Information:

Killed in Action: 16 December 1917. Age 21.

Supplementary Notes: Drowned as a result of an enemy submarine, Son of James & Maria Lally (nee Bulger) or Ballyconnell, Gort. Brother of Thomas Lally.

Remember: Tower Hill Memorial – London – United kingdom.

On December 16th, 1917, the British steamer SS Bristol City, on a voyage from Bristol to New York was sunk by the German submarine U-94 (Alfred Saalwächter), about 250 miles WSW of Ushant (Ouessant). 30 persons were killed.

LALLY, MICHAEL (21), Wireless Operator, SS Bristol City, Mercantile Marine, †16/12/1917, Son of James and Maria Lally (nee Bugler), of Ballyconnell, Gort, Co. Galway, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial


Mercantile Marines

Mercantile Marines

SS Bristol City

SS Bristol City

Tower Hill Memorial-London-United Kingdom. ()

Tower Hill Memorial-London-United Kingdom.()