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9413   Private Albert Edward McCluskey
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment (British Army)
Died: 26/08/1914 (Died of Wounds)
Albert Edward McCluskey was born in Stewartstown, County Tyrone. Prior to enlisting, Albert was living and working in Winsford, Cheshire. Albert was a guard on Manchester Corporation Tramways. Private Albert McCluskey was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Manchester Regiment when he died in France of wounds received during the Battle of Mons on Wednesday 26th August 1914.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Le Cateau Military Cemetery
  Le Cateau, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 4-H-5
CWGC Casualty 594992
Le Cateau is a small town approximately 27 kilometres east-south-east of Cambrai. From Cambrai, take the N43 to its junction with D932, approximately 22.5 kilometres from Cambrai centre. Turn left at the junction and the cemetery lies on the right side, 400 metres along this road.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 19
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1 Battle Of Mons The Mons battle signified the first engagement between British and German forces…
2 Photo of Private Albert McCluskey's grave
3 Forum discussion (GWF) Photos of Winsford War Memorial
4 Manchester Corporation Tramways Brief details of Private Albert McCluskey
5 Manchester Corporation Tramways War Memorial Lists McCluskey, A
6 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
7 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Albert Edward McCluskey
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Albert McCluskey's grave can be purchased here
9 War Memorial, Manchester Corporation Tramways. Listed as "McCLUSKEY A".
10 War Memorials Online Photos of Manchester Corporation Tramways War Memorial
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