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2718459   Guardsman Thomas James Megaw
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 09/12/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Died: 27/04/1943 (Killed in Action)
Thomas James Megaw was the only son of Robert and Mary Megaw. He had one sister. They lived at Hillview, Moneymore. Thomas was the husband of Florence Elizabeth Megaw. They had two children. They lived at Crossnarea, Moneymore. Thomas had been training for the Police Service when he was persuaded to join the Irish Guards around 1937-38. Guardsman Thomas Megaw was killed in action in Tunisia on 27th April 1943.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Medjez-el-bab War Cemetery
Grave Ref: Grave 9-G-20
CWGC Casualty 2621316
Medjez-el-Bab is approximately 60 kilometres west of Tunis. The Cemetery is situated 5 kilometres west of Medjez-el-Bab on the road to Le Kef (Route GP5).
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 345
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1 Fusilier Isaac Henry Buried in Medjez-El-Bab cemetery
2 Sergeant William Heron Listed on Medjez-El-Bab memorial
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Guardsman Thomas Megaw's grave can be purchased here
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