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446191   Private Michael McGurk
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 712th Company, Labour Corps (British Army)
Died: 18/04/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 32
Michael McGurk was born in Pomeroy, County Tyrone. Michael and his wife, Mary Ellen McGurk, lived at 61 Norfolk Street, Belfast. He enlisted in Belfast, joining the Leinster Regiment, but later transferred to the 712th Company, Labour Corps. In early April 1918 Michael was seriously wounded and taken to hospital at Wimereux. He died of his wounds there.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery
  Wimereux, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 11-B-10a
CWGC Casualty 84249
Wimereux is a small town situated about 5 kilometres north of Boulogne. From the centre of Boulogne take the A16 to Calais and come off at Junction 4. Take the road to Wimereux north, D242, for approximately 2 kilometres, following the road through the roundabout. Take the first turn on the left immediately after the roundabout and the Cemetery lies approximately 200 metres down this road on the left hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves are situated to the rear of the Communal Cemetery.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 263
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1 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Michael McGurk
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018