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S/2753   Private John McNeil
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders (British Army)
Died: 25/09/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 36
Summary      
John McNeill was born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, and was living and working in Cambuslang, Glasgow, Scotland, when he enlisted with the Gordon Highlanders. He was killed in action on 25th September 1915. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 38
CWGC Casualty 1622375
Summary      
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 85