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23668   Private Peter Little
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 09/08/1895
Died: 02/04/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Peter Little was the son of Joseph and Maggie Little, Coagh, County Tyrone. He was educated at Tamlaght National School, Coagh. He enlisted with the Inniskillings in June 1915 and was posted to the 7th Battalion for training at Randalstown, County Antrim and Finner Camp, Ballyshannon, Peter Little was killed in action on 2ndApril 1916 along with his comrades, John Burns from Belfast, Alex Thompson and Denis Gallagher from Donegal and John Richard Poller from Birmingham.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Philosophe British Military Cemetery
  Mazingarbe, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 1-B-13
CWGC Casualty 53634
Philosophe lies between Bethune and Lens. From the Lens-Bethune road (N43), follow the D165E road for 400 metres to a right turn. The cemetery lies to the left 100 metres along this track. The first CWGC sign for the cemetery is at the junction of the N43 and the D165E.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 1 Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Tamlaght National School
2 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 106
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Little family 1901 census lists Peter as age 4 at house 17 in Dromore, Killycolpy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Little family 1911 census lists Peter as age 14 at house 5 in Kettle Street, Coagh
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Peter Little's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023