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241643   Private William V McGaw
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Highland Light Infantry) (British Army)
Died: 25/07/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 21
William McGaw was born at Ballymoyle, Coagh. County Tyrone. He was a son of William and Mary Keightly McGaw of Ballylifford, Ballinderry Bridge. At the outbreak of the First World War, he enlisted in Glasgow. He was wounded in action and taken to No: 3 General Hospital at Le Treport and died there on 25th July 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mont Huon Military Cemetery
  Le Treport, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Grave 3-M-5B
CWGC Casualty 119624
Le Treport is a small seaport 25 kilometres north-east of Dieppe. The Cemetery is 1.5 kilometres south of the town. Go towards the centre of Le Treport and then follow the Littoral/Dieppe sign. The Cemetery stands on the D940.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 2 Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 213
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McGaw family 1901 census lists William as age 4 at house 17 in Ballylifford, Salterstown