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2612   Lance Corporal Charles George Lord
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Leinster Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 10/03/1881
Died: 02/06/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 35
Charles George Lord was a son of Thomas and Mary E. Lord of Loy Street, Cookstown. Although he lived in Cookstown, he enlisted while he was in Dublin. By the early summer of 1916 the 7th Leinsters were near Mazingarbhe and it was here that Charles was killed. He was the only casualty in his Battalion on that day and is buried in Philosophe British Military, Cemetery. Mazingarbhe, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Philosophe British Military Cemetery
  Mazingarbe, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 1-D-5
CWGC Casualty 53649
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 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - East Panel 1927 Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 118
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Lord family 1901 census lists Charles G as age 20 at house 56 in Queen Street, Clonmel, West Urban, Tipperary
2 1911 Census lists Lord family 1911 census lists Charles as not living at house 29 in Loy Street, Cookstown
3 Forum discussion Details and photo of Charles Lord
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
5 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Lance Corporal Charles George Lord
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lance Corporal Charles G Lord's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023