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6976614   Fusilier John Galloway
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 17/12/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 03/04/1908
Died: 28/05/1940 (Killed in Action)
Age: 32
John Galloway was the son of John and Kathleen Galloway. He was born about 1908. John was the husband of Mary Galloway of Stewartstown. Prior to enlistment John Galloway worked as a labourer. John Galloway enlisted 13th January 1930. Fusilier John Galloway served with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. It is believed that Fusilier John Galloway and two others were killed in action on 28th May 1940.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Dickebusch Old Military Cemetery
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen, 2
Grave Ref: Grave A-A-9
CWGC Casualty 2252770
From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the cemetery is located on a street called Neerplaats. Turn left off the Dikkebusseweg into a small street called Kerkstraat and then 200 metres along this street, just beyond the village church, left into Neerplaats. The cemetery forms the southern side of this street.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Stewartstown Cenotaph - WWII Stewartstown
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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 317
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1 Photo of Fusilier John Galloway's grave
2 Forum discussion (WW2Talk) John Galloway, born County Tyrone
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Fusilier John Galloway's grave can be purchased here
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