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21205   Private William Sloan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 31/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Innishkilling Dragoons (British Army)
Died: 06/11/1914 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
William Sloan was the son of Robert and Mary Sloan. William Sloan was born about 1887. Private William Sloan (21205) was serving with the 6th Dragoons (Inniskilling) when he died on 6th November 1914, age 27. The CWGC records William as the son of Robert Sloan, of Donaghmore, Co. Tyrone, and the late Mary Sloan.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 5
CWGC Casualty 917080
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Brother - Staff Serg Major Robert Sloan Brother of William Sloan, also died in the war
2 Photo of Private William Sloan's inscription
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023