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12080   Private Joseph Logan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 28/02/1898
Died: 29/09/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Joseph Logan was the eldest son of Patrick and Rose Logan. He was born on 28th February 1898 in the Bellaghy area. His father was a weaver. The family lived near Knockloughrim. Joseph Logan enlisted in Cookstown. Private Joseph Logan was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in Belgium on 29th September 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Birr Cross Roads Cemetery
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen, 2
Grave Ref: Grave 3-D-1
CWGC Casualty 460079
Birr Cross Roads Cemetery is located 3 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main crossroads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2.5 Km along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 299
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists 'Lagan' Family 1901 Census lists Joseph as age 3 living with the family at house 24 in Broagh, Rocktown, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Logan Family 1911 Census lists Joseph as age 14 living with the family at house 1 in Cabragh, Rocktown, Londonderry
3 1914/15 Star Trio - 12080 Pye J Logan Medal for sale belonging to Private Joseph Logan
4 Castledawson War Dead Details of Private Joseph Logan
5 Gravestone photo of Private Joseph Logan
6 Magherafelt War Dead Also listed on Magherafelt War Dead
7 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Private Joseph Logan
8 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
9 Will lists mother at Lemnaroy near Knockloughrim, Magherafelt
10 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Joseph Logan's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023