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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 05/04/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Scottish) (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 04/11/1878
Died: 28/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 38
Henry James Kilpatrick was born at Moymore, Pomeroy. He was a son of Benjamin and Jane Kilpatrick (nee Miller) of Moymore. He enlisted at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, where he was working. He joined the Northumberland Fusiliers. He had been wounded at the Battle of the Somme and returned home to recover from his wounds. After returning to the front line he was killed in action on 28th April 1917 during the Battle of Arras
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Canadian Cemetery No 2
  Neuville St Vaast, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 17-E-23
CWGC Casualty 2954725
Neuville-St. Vaast is a village about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The Cemetery is within the Canadian National Vimy Memorial Park, which is north of Neuville-St. Vaast. The main entrance to the Park is signposted from the Arras to Lens road (N17).
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 200
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1 1901 Census lists Kilpatrick family 1901 census lists Henry as age 22 at house 23 in Moymore, Pomeroy
2 1911 Census lists Kilpatrick family 1911 census does not list Henry at house 24 in Moymore, Pomeroy
3 Chopwell War Memorial Lists Private H J Kilpatrick
4 Photo of Private Henry Kilpatrick's grave
5 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
6 Private Henry Cobain Mentioned in letters home by Private Henry J Kilpatrick
7 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Henry James Kilpatrick
8 St John the Evangelist Church Chopwell Lists Private Henry James Kilpatrick on Roll of Honour
9 Ballymully lies just north of Pomeroy Forest
10 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Henry J Kilpatrick's grave can be purchased here
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