Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
10534   Private William McAleece
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/09/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 10/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
William McAleece was born at Ballyclog and was the eldest son of Mrs. McAleece of Ballynuey, Stewartstown, County Tyrone. He enlisted in the army in Cookstown. He has no known grave and is commemorated on panels 4D-5B on the Thiepval Memorial, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Panel 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 801954
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 Donaghendry Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour WWI Stewartstown
2 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWI Stewartstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 152
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists McAleese family 1901 census lists William as age 6 at house 13 in Bally veeny, Ballyclog
2 1911 Census lists McAleece family 1911 census lists William as age 17 at house 6 in Ballyveeny, Ballyclog
3 Lance Corporal James McAleece Very probably the brother of Private William McAleece
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018