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10788   Private William Long
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 08/10/1918 (Died of Wounds)
William Long was born in the parish of Derryloran and lived at Milburn Street, Cookstown. He worked at Gunning’s Factory (Milburn) prior to enlisting with the 5th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in Omagh. His wife died in 1916 and his young daughter was cared for by relatives. William was seriously wounded and removed to the Casualty Clearing Station at Tincourt. He died there later that evening.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery
  Tincourt, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 7-F-10
CWGC Casualty 255875
Tincourt is a village about 7 kilometres east of Peronne and Tincourt New British Cemetery is on the west side of the village, just off the D199.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Gunnings Factory Memorial Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - East Panel 1927 Cookstown
3 St Luran's Church, Church Street Cookstown
4 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 283
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Derryloran COI ROH Jan 1915 5th Battalion Inniskillings, William Long, Oldtown
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private William Long's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023