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3579   Private Alexander Steenson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/12/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Died: 30/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 48
Summary      
Alexander Steenson was the son of Alexander and Mary Steenson. He was born in Stewartstown about 1868. Alexander was married to Jane Steenson. Alexander Steenson enlisted in Belfast, where he was living. Private Alexander Steenson was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he was killed in action on 30th May 1916. He was 48 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, 
Grave Ref: Panel 124
CWGC Casualty 1769728
Summary      
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
3 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Alexander Steenson
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018