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Clyde Z/3809   Able Seaman Malachy Hannon
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 06/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Hawke Battalion, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve (British Navy)
Date Of Birth: 13/06/1893
Died: 13/11/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Malachy was the son of James Hannon, Railway Cottage, Stewartstown, County Tyrone and later of, 7 Grove Street - New City Road, Glasgow, Scotland. He enlisted with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He joined Hawk Battalion (Royal Naval Division) on the 21st September to 18th November 1915 when he was posted to Gallipoli, where he injured. He rejoined Hawk Battalion on the 9th February 1916. Malachy Hannon was listed as missing, killed in action on 13th November 1916
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Panel MR-21
CWGC Casualty 789069
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Stewartstown Cenotaph - WWI Stewartstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 185
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Hannon family 1901 census lists Malachy as age 7 at house 35 in Hill Head, Stewartstown
2 1911 Census lists Hannon family 1911 census lists Malachy as not present at house 1 in Common Moss, Stewartstown
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 Royal Naval Association Brave Report Issue 15 includes details of Able Seaman Malachy Hannon
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023