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21164   Private Edward Mallon
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 18/02/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 24/09/1897
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 18
Summary      
Edward Mallon was the son of Mrs. Mary Ann Donnelly of Aughacolumb, Ardboe, Stewartstown. His father seems to have died as a young man and Mary Ann had married Mr. Mick Donnelly. Edward enlisted in Londonderry with the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was nineteen years of age when he was killed at the Somme and it is unlikely that he had served with the Battalion in Gallipoli.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme, 
Grave Ref: Panel 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 804313
Summary      
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWI Stewartstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 139
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Edward Curran Lists Edward as age 3 living with his mother at house 22 in Aghacolumb, Killycolpy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Donnelly family Lists Edward's mother, remarried with family at house 14 in Aghacolumb, Killycolpy, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists Edward Mallon Lists Edward as age 13 living with grandparents at house 13 in Aghacolumb, Killycolpy, Tyrone
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018