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3579   Private Alexander Steenson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/12/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Died: 30/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 48
Summary      
Alexander Steenson was the son of Alexander and Mary Steenson. He was born in Stewartstown about 1868. Alexander was married to Jane Steenson. Alexander Steenson enlisted in Belfast, where he was living. Private Alexander Steenson was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he was killed in action on 30th May 1916. He was 48 years old.
Further Information
Alexander Steenson was the son of Alexander and Mary Steenson.
Alexander Steenson was born in Stewartstown about 1868.
Alexander was married to Jane Steenson.
Alexander Steenson enlisted in Belfast, where he was living.
Private Alexander Steenson was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he was killed in action on 30th May 1916. He was 48 years old.
Private Alexander Steenson has no known grave and is commemorated on Loos Memorial in France.
Panel 124 of the Loos Memorial (lower)
The CWGC record Private Alexander Steenson as the son of Alexander and Mary Steenson of Cookstown, County Tyrone. He is also recorded as the husband of Jane Steenson, of 59 Campore Street, Belfast.
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Relevant Cookstown Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Cookstown area Cookstown Central CWGC lists parents in Cookstown area 54.647307 -6.742597
2 Stewartstown area Stewartstown Born in Stewartstown area 54.577620 -6.673761
References and Links
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1 Loos Memorial & Panels Shows Alexander Steenson on Panel 121
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
3 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Alexander Steenson
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2020