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3579   Private Alexander Steenson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Died: 30/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 48
Alexander Steenson was born in Stewartstown, County Tyrone, the son of Alexander and Mary Steenson, Cookstown. He had gone to live and work in Belfast where he married his wife Jane and lived at 59 Campore Street, Belfast.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, 
Grave Ref: Panel 124
CWGC Casualty 1769728
Loos-en-Gohelle is a village 5 kilometres north-west of Lens, and Dud Corner Cemetery is located about 1 kilometre west of the village, to the north-east of the N943, the main Lens to Bethune road.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 115
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Loos Memorial & Panels Shows Alexander Steenson on Panel 121
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here