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Sligo Cemetery, Sligo Town, Ireland

Printed From: The Gallipoli Association
Category: Research
Forum Name: Cemeteries in Ireland
Forum Description: Cemeteries in Ireland with Gallipoli/Dardanelles Relevance.
Printed Date: 17 Oct 2019 at 20:23
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Topic: Sligo Cemetery, Sligo Town, Ireland
Posted By: Mal Murray
Subject: Sligo Cemetery, Sligo Town, Ireland
Date Posted: 30 Dec 2010 at 17:36
This cemetery holds one grave with a Gallipoli Casualty interred in it. (See his entry below).
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 -

Posted By: Mal Murray
Date Posted: 30 Dec 2010 at 17:37
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.

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