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9740   Private John McLaughlin
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 19/09/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 05/02/1915 (Killed in Action)
John McLaughlin was born in Dungannon. He enlisted in Armagh. He was living in Dungannon at the time. Private John McLaughlin was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Friday 5th February 1915. Private John McLaughlin is listed on Dungannon War Memorial as Private J S McLoughlin. He is listed as having served with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 42
CWGC Casualty 1622176
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

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here - 9740
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021