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14419   Sergeant Robert Deane
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 10th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/05/1869
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 47
Summary      
Robert Deane was the son of James and Margaret Deane (nee Patterson). Robert was born in Ballygawley on 12 May 1869. He was also baptised in Ballygawley. Robert enlisted in Belfast at the outbreak of war. Sergeant Robert Deane was serving with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was reported as being killed in action on the first day of the Somme, the 1st July 1916. He was aged about 47.
Sergeant Robert Deane
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Robert Deane was the son of James and Margaret Deane (nee Patterson). Robert was born in Ballygawley on 12 May 1869. He was also baptised in Ballygawley.
Robert enlisted in Belfast at the outbreak of war.
Medal card
Sergeant Robert Deane was serving with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was reported as being killed in action on the first day of the Somme, the 1st July 1916. He was aged about 47.
Photo courtesy of Drew Robinson.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Ballygawley Town Ballygawley Born in Ballygawley 54.462605 -7.027352
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal card of Robert Deane can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020