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14593   Private Robert Donaldson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 10/03/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 06/04/1915 (Home)
Age: 21
Robert Donaldson was the son of Robert and Sarah Ann Donaldson of Dromore Middle, Clogher, County Tyrone. He was born about 1894 The 1911 census records Robert as a 17 year old student, still with the family in Clogher. His father is a contractor, builder and farmer. Private Robert Donaldson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died on 6th April 1915, age 21.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Fivemiletown Church of Ireland Churchyard
  Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref: NE corner
CWGC Casualty 661728
Fivemiletown Church of Ireland Cemetery lies on the Murley Road. If coming from Dungannon, the Murley Road is a right turn at the entrance to the village. The Churchyard is 50m along that road on the right hand side.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 1 Fivemiletown
2 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - South West Face - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Clogher
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 10
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Donaldson family Lists Robert as age 6 at house 3 in Dromore Middle, Killyfaddy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Donaldson family Lists Robert as age 17 at house 3 in Dromore Middle, Killyfaddy, Tyrone
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