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20773   Private Wilson McConnell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Wilson McConnell was a son of John and Elizabeth McConnell of Ballinamallard, County Fermanagh. He had lived for a time in Moneymore. On the morning of the 1st July 1916, Wilson McConnell was killed in action as the troops set out to cross No Mans Land.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Panel 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 802318
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 Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 141
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists McConnell family 1901 census lists Wilson as age 17 at house 18 in Clogher Demesne, Clogher, Tyrone
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018