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   2nd Lieutenant John Gunning Moore Dunlop
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 27/08/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 14/11/1885
Died: 27/08/1914 (Killed in Action)
Age: 28
Summary      
John Gunning Moore Dunlop was the son of Dr Archibald Dunlop and Bessie Dunlop. He was born on born 14th November 1885 in Holywood, County Down. His mother, Elizabeth Gunning Moore, was originally from Cookstown. John was the nephew of Mr J B Gunning-Moore of Coolnafranky, Cookstown. Archibald Dunlop was a physician. John received his commission in 1910. At the outbreak of the war he volunteered in August 1914. After Mons he was reported missing and later confirmed killed in action near Clary on 27 August.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Honnechy British Cemetery
  Honnechy, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 2-C-9
CWGC Casualty 572230
Summary      
Honnechy is a village in the Department of the Nord, 8 kilometres south-west of Le Cateau. Honnechy British Cemetery is north-east of the village, on the north-west side of the road to Reumont.
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Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 21
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1 1901 Census lists Dunlop family 1901 census does not list John as living with the family at house 64 in High Street, Holywood, Down
2 Captain George Malcolm Dunlop Brother of 2nd Lieut John Gunning Moore Dunlop
3 Charterhouse War Memorial Details of 2nd Lieut John G M Dunlop
4 FindAGrave.com Photo of 2nd Lieut John G M Dunlop's grave
5 Imperial War Museum Photo of 2nd Lieut John Gunning Moore Dunlop
6 Irish Life - Our Heroes Brief details including photo
7 Kirkpatrick Family Archives Details of 2nd Lieut John G M Dunlop's obituary
8 Masonic Great War Project Details of 2nd Lieut John G M Dunlop
9 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
10 North Down and Ards War Dead Biography of 2nd Lieut John G M Dunlop
11 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of 2nd Lieut John G M Dunlop's grave can be purchased here