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751   Rifleman John White
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Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 14th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 07/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
John White was born in the Shankhill district of Belfast and went to live in Lower Coagh just before the start of the First World War. He went back to Belfast to enlist with 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles. John was killed in action on 7th December 1917 after the Battle of Cambrai.
Further Information
John White was born in the Shankhill district of Belfast.
John White went to live in Lower Coagh just before the start of the First World War.
He went back to Belfast to enlist with 14th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles.
Rifleman John White was killed in action on Friday 7th December 1917 after the Battle of Cambrai.
Rifleman John White has no known grave and is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial in France.
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Relevant Cookstown Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Lower Coagh Coagh Lived in Lower Coagh 54.649900 -6.618935
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1 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here