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Coagh - Those That Served
23668   Private Peter Little
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Dated added: 30/12/2015
Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
09/08/1895
Died:
02/04/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age:
20
Summary
Peter Little was the son of Joseph and Maggie Little, Coagh, County Tyrone. He was educated at Tamlaght National School, Coagh. He enlisted with the Inniskillings in June 1915 and was posted to the 7th Battalion for training at Randalstown, County Antrim and Finner Camp, Ballyshannon, Peter Little was killed in action on 2ndApril 1916 along with his comrades, John Burns from Belfast, Alex Thompson and Denis Gallagher from Donegal and John Richard Poller from Birmingham.
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Cemetery Details
PORTRAIT Cemetery:
Philosophe British Military Cemetery
Mazingarbe, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref:
Grave 1-B-13
CWGC Casualty:
Summary
Philosophe lies between Bethune and Lens. From the Lens-Bethune road (N43), follow the D165E road for 400 metres to a right turn. The cemetery lies to the left 100 metres along this track. The first CWGC sign for the cemetery is at the junction of the N43 and the D165E.
Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1 - Panel 1 Coagh
2 Tamlaght School 1916 (served) Coagh
Local Insitute / Local Book Details
No Name Page
1 Tamlaght National School
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Cookstown War Dead Full details on Cookstown War Dead
Coagh & District in WW1
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