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6984370   Fusilier William McCormick
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/09/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 29/05/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Fusilier William McCormick was the son of Alexander and Annie McCormick, Conyngham Street, Moneymore and brother of Mrs. Watterson, Urbal Road, Coagh. The British Army in Italy at this time where given the erroneous title of, the D-Day Dodgers, an unfair description, given that they encountered some of the fiercest fighting of the Italian Campaign in and around Cassino. William McCormick was killed in action on 29th May 1944, aged 25.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cassino War Memorial
  Cassino, Frosinone
Grave Ref: Panel 6
CWGC Casualty 2071264
Cassino War Memorial lies within Cassino War Cemetery. The cememtery is located in the Commune of Cassino, Province of Frosinone, 139 kilometres south-east of Rome. The cemetery is located approximately 1 kilometre from the railway station in Via Sant Angelo and visitors arriving by train are advised to take a taxi from the station. Cemetery address: Via S. Angelo 03043 Cassino (FR) Lazio.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 368
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 BBC - WW2 People's War Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - 2nd Battalion at Cassino
2 New Zealand History Map of Cassino area
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Fusilier William McCormick's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023