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5867   Private Joseph Sloan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 02/11/1914 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 26
Summary      
Joseph Sloan was a son of George and Elizabeth Sloan of Grange, Cookstown. Shortly after leaving school he went to Scotland to work. He served in Royal Scots Fusiliers. The regiment embarked for France on 10th September 1914 and he served in the front line almost continuously until he was wounded on 21st October. He arrived at hospital in Cork a week later and died on 2nd November.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Grangegorman (Cork) Miltary Cemetery
  Phoenix Park, Dublin
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 900510
Summary      
Situated on Blackhorse Ave, off Navan Rd, facing the wall of the Phoenix Park, and just up the road from McKee Barracks. This cemetery opened in 1786. In it are buried men who served in the British Forces and their wives and families.
Local Memorial Details

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

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 28