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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
Summary      
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.
Further Information
Robert Donaldson was the son of Robert and Sarah Ann Donaldson. He was born about 1894 in Dromore, Clogher.
Clogher Main Street
The 1901 census reveals Robert to be 6 and his father was a builder and farmer.
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.
Family : John Donaldson (born about 1881), William Donaldson (born about 1883), James Donaldson (born about 1886), Sarah A Donaldson (born about 1892), Robert Donaldson (born about 1895), Thomas Donaldson (born about 1897)
Robert Donaldson enlisted at Finner Camp, County Donegal.
Private Robert Donaldson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died at home on Tuesday 6th April 1915, age 21.
Robert Donaldson's gravestone
The CWGC record Private Robert Donaldson as the son of John and Sarah A. Donaldson, of Dromore, Middle, Clogher.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Dromore Middle, Killyfaddy Clogher Census listing in Dromore Middle, Killyfaddy 54.44529 -7.25275
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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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