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633907   Flight Sergeant John Newell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 37 Squadron, Royal Air Force (British Air Force)
Died: 23/05/1941 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Flight Sergeant, (W.Op./Air Gunner), John Newell was the son of Samuel & Elizabeth Newell, Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone. Flight Sergeant John Newell was on board a Wellington Bomber Mark 1, serial number T2812 that encountered technical problems after taking-off for a test flight and dived into ground attempting a forced landing at Shaullufa in the Middle East.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery
  Ismailia, Suez
Grave Ref: Grave 3-D-5
CWGC Casualty 2114287
The cemetery is situated less than a kilometre north-west of Ismailia town centre on the Port Said Road. The cemetery is contained within the main Ismailia Civilian Cemetery complex, access to which is via the large iron gates opposite the Bus Station.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWII Stewartstown
2 Stewartstown Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour WWII Stewartstown
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019