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19123   Rifleman John Mayne
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/05/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
John and his wife lived at Union Street, Cookstown. For several years prior to joining the army he was foreman finisher with Martinís in Rostrevor and from there he enlisted into the Royal Irish Rifles. John Mayne was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme and is buried in plot 12- row A- grave 2 at Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mill Road Cemetery
  Thiepval, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 12-A-2
CWGC Casualty 544310
Thiepval is a village on the D151 road about 8 kilometres north of the town of Albert. The Cemetery (signposted at Thiepval) is about 1kilometre north-west of the village on the north side of the D73 road to Hamel. Access to the cemetery, 500 metres from the road, is by a track (suitable for cars).
Local Memorial Details

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1 First Cookstown Presbyterian Roll Of Honour 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 140
2 Adairs Mill, Greenvale