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29112   Corporal John Gilmour Magee
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 14th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (British Army)
Died: 27/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
John Gilmour Magee was a son of Alexander Magee of Toberlane, Cookstown. He was employed with his father at Wellbrook until early 1916. He went to work in Glasgow where he enlisted. John Gilmour Magee was one of 14 men of the 14th Highland Light Infantry who were killed in action on 27th March 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  Arras, Pas-de-Calais, 
Grave Ref: Bay 8
CWGC Casualty 3077479
The Arras Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras. The cemetery is near the Citadel, approximately 2 kms due west of the railway station.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 St Luran's Church, Church Street Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 256
References and Links
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1 14th Highland Light Infantry Thanks to Steve at this site for providing the Arras memorial photo
2 1901 Census lists Magee family 1901 census lists "John J" as age 2 at house 23 in Tullycall, Oritor, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists Magee family 1911 census lists John G as age 12 at house 5 in Toberlane, Oritor, Tyrone