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106464   Corporal Henry McDonald Glasgow
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Gas Section, Royal Engineers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 20/02/1897
Died: 24/07/1917 (Died of Illness)
Age: 19
Henry McDonald Glasgow was the youngest son of William James and Rebecca J. Glasgow of 52 James Street, Cookstown. William James Glasgow managed the Post Office in Cookstown. Henry was a Scholar of the Royal College of Science and was attached to the Royal Engineers (Gas Section) in France from August 1915, where he was involved in the maintenance, inspection and production of gas materials. He died of illness at home on 24th July 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Derryloran Old Cemetery
  Cookstown, Co Tyrone, 
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 661734
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - East Panel 2018 Cookstown
2 First Cookstown Presbyterian Roll Of Honour Cookstown
3 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - East Panel 1927 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 212
2 Cookstown Academy
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Glasgow family 1901 census lists Henry Macdonald as age 4 at house 36 in James's Street, Cookstown
2 1911 Census lists Glasgow family 1911 census lists Henry Macdonald as age 14 at house 18 in James's Street, Cookstown
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Corporal Henry McDonald Glasgow's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023