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11113   Private Richard Cheevers
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 20/08/1914 (Died of Illness)
Age: 21
Richard Cheevers was a son of James and Maggie Cheevers of Waterloo Place, Cookstown. He was a regular soldier and was serving in India at the outbreak of the First World War. Richard is believed to have died of an illness contracted in India and is interred in Quetta Government Cemetery close to where he was stationed. His Battalion didnít leave India until October 1914. Richard Cheevers is commemorated on Cookstown Cenotaph and on St. Luranís Church of Ireland Roll of Honour, Derryloran, Cookstown.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Delhi Memorial - India Gate
  Rajpath, Delhi
Grave Ref: Panel 23
CWGC Casualty 1436924
The Delhi Memorial (India Gate) stands at the eastern end of the Rajpath, or Kingsway.
Local Memorial Details

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1 St Luran's Church, Church Street Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 1 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 16
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Cheevers family 1901 census lists Joe as 10 years old