Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
95897   Gunner John Devlin
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Dated added: 30/12/2015
Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
C Battery 53rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Died:
19/12/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age:
20
Summary
Gunner John Devlin was born in Ballinderry, County Londonderry. Prior to the outbreak of war he was working in Stockton-on-Tees, England. At the age of 19 he volunteered and went to the Western Front in May 1915 He had written a letter home prior to Christmas 1915 saying that he hoped to get leave for a week in the New Year of 1916, but his family received no more news until the report of his death.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery:
Ypres Reservoir Cemetery
Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref:
Grave 1-B-55
CWGC Casualty:
Summary
The cemetery is located to the North-West of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and continue for 300 metres and then turn right into M.Plumerlaan. The cemetery is on the right hand side, approximately 200 metres along the road.
Local Memorial Details
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1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1 - Panel 1 Coagh
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