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1873670   Sapper Robert John Cardwell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Field Company, Royal Engineers (British Army)
Died: 09/12/1941 (Killed in Action)
Age: 23
Summary      
Robert John Cardwell was the son of Alexander & Mary Cardwell, Gortfad, Sandholes, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. Prior to service with the Royal Engineers Robert Cardwell worked at home at Gortfad Glebe, Sandholes, Cookstown as a farmer. Robert John Cardwell was killed in action on 9th December 1941 at El Alamein.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Alamein Memorial
  Alamein, Alexandria
Grave Ref: Column 46
CWGC Casualty 2217250
Summary      
Alamein is a village, bypassed by the main coast road, approximately 130 kilometres west of Alexandria on the road to Mersa Matruh. The first Commission road direction sign is located just beyond the Alamein police checkpoint and all cemetery visitors should turn off from the main road onto the parallel old coast road. The cemetery lies off the road beyond the ridge, and road direction signs are in place approximately 25 metres before the low metal gates and stone wing walls which are situated centrally at the road edge at the head of the access path into the cemetery. The Cross of Sacrifice feature may be seen from the road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II Cookstown