Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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27/10/2017 The CWGC record Corporal David Glendinning as the son of David and Mary Glendinning and also as the husband of Ellen Glendinning of They Cottage, Ballyronan, Magherafelt, Co. Londonderry.
30/12/2015 Ellen and his daughter lived in The Cottage, Ballyronan, Magherafelt. May Glendinning was born in Ballyronan on 4th January 1916.
30/12/2015 Corporal D Glendinning has no known grave and is commemorated on panel 15A-15B on Thiepval Memorial, France.
30/12/2015 Corporal David Glendinning was serving with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action at the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. He was 22 years old.
30/12/2015 David Glendinning married Ellen Smyth in Antrim on 19th March 1915.
30/12/2015 David enlisted with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles in Lisburn.
30/12/2015 By the time of the time of the 1911 census, David no longer lived with the family. There is a possible listing of David, age 17, working as a servant at house 3 in Coolshinny, Ballymoghan, County Londonderry.
30/12/2015 Family: David Glendinning, Mary Glendinning, William James Glendinning (born about 1892), David Glendinning (born about 1894), Annie Glendinning (born about 1896), Thomas Glendinning (born about 1898), Minnie Glendinning (born about 1900), Samuel Glendenning (born about 1902), John Glendenning (born about 1905).
30/12/2015 The 1901 census lists David as age 7, living with the family at house 9 in Ballyriff, Loop, Moneymore. His father was a labourer.
30/12/2015 David Glendinning was the son of David and Mary Glendinning. David was born in Randalstown about 1894.
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