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A/203561   Rifleman William McCann
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 12th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps (British Army)
Died: 11/10/1918 (Died of Wounds)
William McCann was born in Stewartstown. When he enlisted in Belfast he joined the Royal Army Service Corps but later transferred to the 12th Battalion of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps. William died of wounds on 11th October 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Houchin British Cemetery
  Bethune, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 3-B-14
CWGC Casualty 513015
Houchin is a village situated between Barlin and Bethune, about 5 kilometres south of Bethune. Houchin British Cemetery is on the south-west side of Houchin village. There are CWGC signposts to be found in the village of Houchin and on the main D72 road.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 287
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018