Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
T/6985220   Driver Frank McGeown
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 14/08/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps (British Army)
Died: 17/03/1945 (Died on Active Sevice)
Age: 21
Frank McGeown was the son of Bernard and Sarah McGeown He was born about 1924 in County Tyrone. The family lived at Loy Street, Cookstown. Prior to enlistment Frank worked in Cookstown Bacon Factory. Driver Frank McGeown was serving with the Royal Army Service Corps when died on 17th March 1945 as a result of a road accident. His motorcycle collided with a lorry in England while he was acting as a dispatch rider. Driver Frank McGeown’s remains were returned home to Cookstown.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Derryloran Chapel Hill RC Graveyard
  Cookstown, Co Tyrone
Grave Ref: No ref
CWGC Casualty 2835105
Derryloran (Chapel Hill) Graveyard lies on Westland Road South in Cookstown. There are three CWGC casualties in this graveyard, one from World War One and two from World War Two.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWII - North Panel Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 383
References and Links
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1 War Graves Photographic Project Gravestone photo of Frank McGeown can be purchased here.
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023