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19978   Private William Stewart
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 10/09/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 09/03/1915 (Died of Illness)
William was born at Rossmore near Lissan, Cookstown. He enlisted in Cookstown, joining the 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. While in training with the battalion, Williamís health began to deteriorate in January of 1915 while training with the Inniskillings at Randalstown, and he died on the 9th March 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lissan Church Of Ireland Churchyard
  Lissan, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref: 407 A
CWGC Casualty 661719
Private W Stewart is the only Commonwealth burial in Lissan Church of Ireland Graveyard
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 36
References and Links
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1 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private William Stewart's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023