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17808   Private John McMullan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 06/12/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 08/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Summary      
John McMullan was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James McMullan, of Ruskey, Coagh. John McMullan and Robert Sands were killed in a heavy bombardment by the Germans after the Inniskillings had carried out a successful night raid on the German lines on 7th/8th May 1916. Both men are buried in Authuille Military Cemetery, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Authuile Military Cemetery (Authuille)
  Authuile, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Memorial A-2
CWGC Casualty 598956
Summary      
Authuile (now Authuille), is a village 5 Kms north of Albert. Authuile Military Cemetery is on the south side of the village. The Cemetery is signposted on the main road (D159) through the village.
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh War Memorial Coagh
2 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 2 Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Tamlaght National School
2 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 113
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists 'Muckmullin' Family 1901 Census lists John as 8 living with the family at house 3 in Rooskey Lower, Springhill, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists McMullan Family 1911 Census does not list John as living with his parents at house 8 in Rusky Upper, Springhill, Londonderry
3 Ardboe Heritage List information of John McMullan including photos
4 Frederick ""trench-mortar" Currie Mentioned in correspondence
5 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of John McMullen
6 Robert "rifle-grenade" Sands Mentioned in correspondence