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5867   Private Joseph Sloan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/06/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 21/05/1881
Died: 02/11/1914 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 33
Joseph Sloan was a son of George and Elizabeth Sloan. Joseph Sloan was born on 21st May 1881 at Grange, Cookstown. Around 1904, when he was 23, he left for Scotland and worked in Coatbridge. Joseph Sloan joined the Royal Scottish Fusiliers and was on the Reserve. He was called up when war was declared and left Scotland for the continent in September 1914. He was wounded on 21st October 1914. He was transferred to Cork a week later. Private Joseph Sloan was serving with the D Company, 2nd Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers when he died of wounds at Cork Military on Monday 2nd November 1914.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cork Military Cemetery Park
  Ardpatrick, Cork, 5
Grave Ref: Screen Wall
CWGC Casualty 900510
Situated in the centre of Cork City, threre are 83 CWGC casualties in this cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

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1 St Luran's Church, Church Street Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 1927 Cookstown
3 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 28
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists a Joseph Sloan Possible listing of Joseph as age 20, living with sister at house 87 in Church St, Cookstown
2 Photo of Private Joseph Sloan's grave
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 Scottish Military Research Group Coatbridge War Memorial - Photos of panels
5 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Joseph Sloan
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Joseph Sloan's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023