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    Posted: 30 Dec 2010 at 17:36
This cemetery holds one grave with a Gallipoli Casualty interred in it. (See his entry below).
 
Cemetery: SLIGO CEMETERY
Country: Ireland, Republic of
Locality: County Sligo
Historical Information: The cemetery is on the main road to Dublin, a mile from the town. It is a large burial ground belonging to the Corporation. There are 3 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war commemorated here and 4 of the 1939-1945 war.
No. of Identified Casualties: 7
 
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Name: BURNSIDE, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Connaught Rangers
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 15/09/1915 (Died of wounds sustained Gallipoli)
Service No: 338
Additional information: Son of Ann Jane Shannon (formerly Burnside) of Holborn St., Sligo; husband of Margaret Jane Burnside, of Holborn St., Sligo.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Middle plot on North side of Cemetery.
Cemetery: SLIGO CEMETERY
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