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6770   Lance Corporal Bryce M Gilmour
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Died: 30/09/1915 (Killed in Action)
Bryce Gilmour was born in Roscommon and lived in Ballymoney. He served as a police constable with the Royal Irish Constabulary in Cookstown until February 1915, before enlisting with the Irish Guards in Dublin. He left with his battalion from Brentwood Station for France on 16th August 1915. On the 26th September, the 2nd Battalion was instructed to advance to and take possession of a captured German trench at La Rutoire, Loos. It was reported that Bryce Gilmour died as a result of a bayonet wound while attacking the enemy positions at Loos on 30th September 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, 
Grave Ref: Panel 9-10
CWGC Casualty 1763758
Loos-en-Gohelle is a village 5 kilometres north-west of Lens, and Dud Corner Cemetery is located about 1 kilometre west of the village, to the north-east of the N943, the main Lens to Bethune road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Second Presbyterian Cookstown Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 1 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 91
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Gilmour family 1901 census lists Bryce M. as age 7 at house 62 in Connaught St. Athlone Urban, Westmeath
2 1911 Census lists Bryce living with uncle 1911 census lists Bryce M. as age 17 at house 9 in Killymaddy, The Vow, Antrim