Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
17355   Private Joseph Boyle
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 23/09/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 06/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
By September 1916, the 8th Inniskillings were posted to the Somme. On September 6th the Inniskillings came under intensive shellfire. That night the enemy made a determined attack on Leuze Wood, preceding it with an intensive bombardment, which was beaten off by the Inniskillings. The action concluded with 14 men of 8th Battalion killed in action, including Joseph Boyle and Corporal Joe Quinn from Drumglass, Dungannon. Private Joseph Boyle is buried in Plot 2, Row E, Grave 1 at Peronne Road, Cemetery, Maricourt, Somme, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Peronne Road Cemetery
  MariCourt, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 2-E-1
CWGC Casualty 310697
Maricourt is a village situated on the D938, Albert-Peronne Road, 10.5 kilometres from Albert. The Cemetery is on the western outskirts of the village.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 1 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 167