Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
24271   Private Joseph McGall
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Dated added: 30/12/2015
Last updated: 08/06/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died:
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age:
19
Summary
Joseph McGall was the son of Ignatius and Margaret McGall. He was born in Scotland about 1897. The 1911 census lists Joseph as age 14, living with the family at house 17 in Ballydonnell, Salterstown, County Londonderry. His father was a widower. Joseph had left school and was working on his fatherís farm. Private Joseph McGall was serving in C Company, with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
Cemetery:
Thiepval Memorial
Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref:
Panel 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty:
Summary
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details
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