Lt.-Col. Standish de Courcy O'Grady1

M, #297801, b. 27 July 1872, d. 23 December 1920
Last Edited=24 Jun 2008
     Lt.-Col. Standish de Courcy O'Grady was born on 27 July 1872.1 He was the son of Standish de Courcy O'Grady and Isabella Shepherd.1 He married Esther Alice Vigors, daughter of Colonel Philip Doyne Vigors, on 7 June 1911.1 He died on 23 December 1920 at age 48.1
     He was educated at Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, Kent, EnglandG.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG, with a Bachelor of Surgery (B.Ch.)1 He was commissioned in 1898.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG, with a Bachelor of Arts in Obstretics (B.A.O.)1 He fought in the East African Campaign, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Army Medical Corps.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches three times.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1917.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1918.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Standish de Courcy O'Grady and Esther Alice Vigors

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Esther Alice Vigors1

F, #297802, b. circa 1884, d. 24 July 1970
Last Edited=24 Jun 2008
     Esther Alice Vigors was born circa 1884.1 She was the daughter of Colonel Philip Doyne Vigors.1 She married Lt.-Col. Standish de Courcy O'Grady, son of Standish de Courcy O'Grady and Isabella Shepherd, on 7 June 1911.1 She died on 24 July 1970.1
     From 7 June 1911, her married name became O'Grady.1

Children of Esther Alice Vigors and Lt.-Col. Standish de Courcy O'Grady

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Colonel Philip Doyne Vigors1

M, #297803
Last Edited=14 Jun 2017
     Colonel Philip Doyne Vigors is the son of Reverend Thomas Mercer Vigors.
     He lived at Holloden, Bagnalstown, County Carlow, IrelandG.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1

Child of Colonel Philip Doyne Vigors

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Lt.-Col. Gerald Vigors de Courcy O'Grady, The O'Grady of Kilballyowen1

M, #297804, b. 5 September 1912, d. 7 June 1993
Last Edited=10 Jun 2017
     Lt.-Col. Gerald Vigors de Courcy O'Grady, The O'Grady of Kilballyowen was born on 5 September 1912.2 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Standish de Courcy O'Grady and Esther Alice Vigors.1 He married, firstly, Pamela Violet Thornton, daughter of Lt.-Col. Thomas Anson Thornton, on 30 April 1941.2 He and Pamela Violet Thornton were divorced in 1961.2 He married, secondly, Mollie McLean, daughter of Robert McLean, Jr., on 18 November 1961.2 He died on 7 June 1993 at age 80 at County Limerick, Ireland.3,4
     He was educated at Wellington College, Wellington, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He was Lieutenant-Colonel of the Oxfordshire Yeomanry in 1945.2 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1945.2 He was an instructor in 1947 at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He retired from the military in 1947, with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, late of the Royal Artillery.2 He lived at Kilballyowen, County Limerick, IrelandG.2

Children of Lt.-Col. Gerald Vigors de Courcy O'Grady, The O'Grady of Kilballyowen and Pamela Violet Thornton

Children of Lt.-Col. Gerald Vigors de Courcy O'Grady, The O'Grady of Kilballyowen and Mollie McLean

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2990. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.

Lt.-Col. Philip Henry Vigors de Courcy O'Grady1

M, #297805, b. 23 August 1916, d. 6 January 2013
Last Edited=10 Jun 2017
     Lt.-Col. Philip Henry Vigors de Courcy O'Grady was born on 23 August 1916.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Standish de Courcy O'Grady and Esther Alice Vigors.1 He married Patricia Denise Hunt, daughter of Robert Hunt, on 15 February 1955.1 He died on 6 January 2013 at age 96.2
     He was educated at Wellington College, Wellington, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was commissioned in 1936.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of officer in 1947 in the Sudan Defence Force.1 He gained the rank of officer in 1950 in the 4th Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery.1 He was an instructor between 1953 and 1956 at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was commanding officer of the King's Troop, Royal Horce Artillery between 1956 and 1957.1 He was commanding officer between 1958 and 1960, 2nd Field Regiment.1 He retired from the military in 1962, with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, late of the Royal Artillery.1 He lived in 1976 at Inchirourke, Askeaton, County Limerick, IrelandG.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Philip Henry Vigors de Courcy O'Grady and Patricia Denise Hunt

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.


Patricia Denise Hunt1

F, #297806
Last Edited=16 Aug 2015
     Patricia Denise Hunt is the daughter of Robert Hunt.1 She married Lt.-Col. Philip Henry Vigors de Courcy O'Grady, son of Lt.-Col. Standish de Courcy O'Grady and Esther Alice Vigors, on 15 February 1955.1
     From 15 February 1955, her married name became O'Grady.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Robert Hunt1

M, #297807
Last Edited=24 Jun 2008

Child of Robert Hunt

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Donagh Philip Standish O'Grady1

M, #297808, b. 20 July 1960
Last Edited=16 Aug 2015
     Donagh Philip Standish O'Grady was born on 20 July 1960.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Philip Henry Vigors de Courcy O'Grady and Patricia Denise Hunt.1
     He was educated at Wellington College, Wellington, Berkshire, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Harry John Hunt O'Grady1

M, #297809, b. 3 December 1963
Last Edited=16 Aug 2015
     Harry John Hunt O'Grady was born on 3 December 1963.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Philip Henry Vigors de Courcy O'Grady and Patricia Denise Hunt.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Rachel Geraldine Faith O'Grady1

F, #297810, b. 3 October 1958
Last Edited=16 Aug 2015
     Rachel Geraldine Faith O'Grady was born on 3 October 1958.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Philip Henry Vigors de Courcy O'Grady and Patricia Denise Hunt.1
     She was educated at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 O'Grady, page 914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]