Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
16877   Private Robert Irwin
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Robert Irwin was born in Benburb, County Tyrone. Robert Irwin was living in Moy, County Tyrone when he travelled to Finner Camp, County Donegal to enlist. Private Robert Irwin was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in the Somme when he was killed in action on 1st July 1916
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 795070
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.
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021