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42468   Private William J Corr (aka Rankin)
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 10/04/1919 (Died of Illness)
Age: 19
WJ Corr (Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.) is commemorated on Coagh War Memorial, Royal British Legion. There was an alias W J Corr who served in the Royal welsh Fusiliers in 1919 (died 10 April 1919). His real name was W L Rankin, and is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Grangegorman Miltary Cemetery
  Phoenix Park, Dublin, 5
Grave Ref: RRC 664
CWGC Casualty 900455
Situated on Blackhorse Ave, off Navan Rd, facing the wall of the Phoenix Park, and just up the road from McKee Barracks. This cemetery opened in 1786. In it are buried men who served in the British Forces and their wives and families.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 1 Coagh
2 Coagh War Memorial Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 302
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1911 Census lists W John Coyle 1911 census lists W J Coyle as 11 year old stepson of WJ Corr
2 Detailed information on Private W J Corr
3 Photo of Private W J Corr's grave
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
5 War Graves Photographic Project Gravestone photo of W L Rankin can be purchased here.
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023