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7046141   Fusilier Leonard O'Neill
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 18/12/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 18/07/1922
Died: 07/01/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Leo O誰eill was the son of Harry J and Elizabeth O誰eill of Stewartstown. He was born on 18th July 1922. Prior to enlisting, Leonard had worked as a brick worker and labourer. Leonard O誰eill enlisted with the Inniskillings shortly after his 18th birthday. Fusilier Leo O誰eill was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in Burma when he was killed in this action on 7th January 1943, aged 20.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Rangoon Memorial
  Taukkyan, Rangoon
Grave Ref: Face 11
CWGC Casualty 2520697
The Rangoon Memorial is situated in Taukkyan War Cemetery, which is about 35 kilometres north of Yangon (formerly Rangoon). The cemetery is on PY1 Road (formerly Prome Road), about 15 kilometres from the airport and can be easily seen from the road.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Stewartstown Cenotaph - WWII Stewartstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 341
References and Links
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1 Inniskillings in Burma: Jan - Apr 1943 Details of the Inniskillings in Burma
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023