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268272   Private Joseph Wilson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 6th Battalion, Black Watch (British Army)
Died: 01/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Joseph and Thomas Wilson were sons of William and Jane Wilson of Shivey, Sandholes, Cookstown. The family later moved to Scotland and settled at 74 Grey Street, Shettleston, Glasgow. The two boys enlisted together being numbered only four digits apart and were both in the 1st/6th Battalion Black Watch.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Maroeuil British Cemetery
  Maroeuil, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 4-B-9
CWGC Casualty 121152
Maroeuil is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres north-west of Arras, between the roads to Houdain and Aubigny. The British Cemetery lies at the end of a track running north from the road to Bray and Ecoivres (C.1).
Local Memorial Details

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

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 195
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1 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Joseph Wilson
2 Thomas Wilson Brother of Joseph Wilson
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018