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30685   Driver Patrick Gartland
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Small Arms Division, Ammunition Col, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Died: 20/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Patrick Gartland was the son of Michael and Mary Gartland of Brackaville, Coalisland, County Tyrone. The 1901 census records that Michael was a labourer. By 1911 Patrick’s father had become a postman. Patrick was a 14 year old linen weaver. Driver Patrick Gartland was serving with the Small Arms Division, Ammunition Col. of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed on 20th October 1918. He was aged 22.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Vaast Communal Cemetery Extension
  St Vaast, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave A-2
CWGC Casualty 247204
St. Vaast is a village approximately 13 kilometres east of Cambrai on the D942 towards Solesnes. The Cemetery lies within the Communal Cemetery which is on the left hand side of the road before entering the village from Cambrai.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Gartland family Lists Patrick as age 4 living at house 31 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Gartland family Lists Patrick as age 14, a linen weaver, living at house 18 in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Patrick Gartland's headstone can be purchased here.
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