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6976614   Fusilier John Galloway
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 03/04/1908
Died: 28/05/1940 (Killed in Action)
Age: 32
John Galloway was the son of John & Kathleen Galloway, Killymoon Street, Cookstown, and husband of Mary Galloway, of Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone. Prior to enlistment John Galloway worked as a labourer. He enlisted 13th January 1930 in Omagh. At dawn on the 28th May 1940, B Company of 2nd Inniskillings were ordered to patrol forward to the St. Elo area and came under heavy German artillery and small arms fire. It is believed that Fusilier Galloway and 2 others were killed in this action.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Dickebusch Old Military Cemetery
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen, 2
Grave Ref: Grave A-A-9
CWGC Casualty 2252770
From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the cemetery is located on a street called Neerplaats. Turn left off the Dikkebusseweg into a small street called Kerkstraat and then 200 metres along this street, just beyond the village church, left into Neerplaats. The cemetery forms the southern side of this street.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWII Stewartstown
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019