Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Captain Robert C McKeown
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 14/04/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince Of Wales) (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
07/09/1882
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Robert MacKeown was the son of James and Mary Jane McKeown. He was born on 7th September 1882. He was one of at least eight children, all born in the Coagh area. The family lived at Crumlin Cottage, Coagh. His father was a farmer and an accountant. Captain Robert MacKeown is known to have served with the 2/5th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment in the war. He was Chaplain to the Forces (C.F.). Captain Robert McKeown was Mentioned in Despatches.
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1 1901 Census lists McKeown family Lists Robert C as age 18 living at house 1 in Mullaghtironey, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists MacKeown family Does not list Robert as living at house 10 in Mullaghtironey, Coagh, Tyrone
3 Brother - Samuel E MacKeown Also served in the the war
4 Brother - Thomas A MacKeown Also served in the the war
Coagh & District in WW1
2018-2020