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24217   Private Peter Mallon
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 08/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Peter Mallon was a son of John and Catherine Mallon of Church Street, Cookstown. The family had previously lived in Belfast where he enlisted. Peter was killed in action on 9th October 1917. He is buried in plot 2- row C- grave 2 at Croisilles British Cemetery, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Croisilles British Cemetery
  Croisilles, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Grave 2-C-2
CWGC Casualty 615495
Croisilles is a village about 13 kilometres south-east of Arras. Croisilles British Cemetery is 300 metres along Rue Eugene Hornez, to the south west of the village centre, off the road to St. Leger (D9).
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 2 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 223
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Mallon family 1901 census lists Peter as age 5 at house 10 in Church Street, Cookstown
2 1911 Census lists Mallon family 1911 census lists Peter as age 15 at house 91 in Church Street, Cookstown
3 War Graves Photographic Project Gravestone photo of Peter Mallon can be purchased here.
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018