Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
11376   Private William McCollum M.M.
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 16/04/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Prior to enlisting, William McCollum was employed with Mr Hugh Dickson, Lower Coagh. At the Battle of the Somme, on 1st July 1916, he is reported to have shown conspicuous gallantry. After which he was awarded a stripe. In 1919, Private William McCollum received the Military Medal (M.M.)
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
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1 London Gazette - 17/06/1919 Military Medal, 11376 Pte W McCallum, 1st Bn. (Ln Coagh, Co Tyrone)
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here (Service Medal)
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here (Military Medal)
Coagh & District in WW1
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