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6976397   Fusilier Joseph Conlon
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Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 08/06/1940 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Fusilier Joseph Conlon was born at Annetermore, Ardboe, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. Prior to service Joe worked as a labourer. The 2nd Battalion Inniskillings fought in many rear guard actions as part of the withdrawal to Dunkirk. Fusilier Joseph Conlon was killed sometime between 18th May and 8th June 1940, he was aged 29.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Gavrelle Communal Cemetery
  Pas De Calais, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Panel 37 Col 2
CWGC Casualty 2279350
Gavrelle is a village and commune 11 kilometres north-east of Arras, on the N.50 road to Douai. The communal cemetery is south-east of the village on the road to Plouvain. There are seven British graves; they are in two plots which lie on each side of the main path from the entrance.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WWII Coagh
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1 Ardboe Heritage Comprehensive information on Joseph Conlon
2 Facebook notes Joseph Conlon, Aneetermore, Ardboe, Co Tyrone (1910-40)
3 Gravestone Photo Gravestone photo of Joseph Conlon
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019