Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
17808   Private John McMullan
Dated added: 30/12/2015
Last updated: 09/06/2017
Personal Details
9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
08/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
John McMullan was the son of James and Eliza McMullan. He was born in Ruskey, Coagh on 16th March 1889. He was one of eight children. They lived in Ruskey. His father was a farm labourer. John became an agricultural labourer. Private John McMullan was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Monday 8th May 1916. He was killed in a heavy bombardment by the Germans after the Inniskillings had carried out a successful night raid on the German lines on 7th/8th May 1916.
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Cemetery Details
PORTRAIT Cemetery:
Grave Ref:
Memorial A-2
CWGC Casualty:
Authuile (now Authuille), is a village 5 Kms north of Albert. Authuile Military Cemetery is on the south side of the village. The Cemetery is signposted on the main road (D159) through the village.
Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh War Memorial Coagh
2 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013- WW1 - Panel 2 Coagh
3 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