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   Civilian Daniel Donnelly
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Dated added: 31/10/2017   Last updated: 05/04/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Civilian Casualty (Unknown Civilian)
Died: 14/02/1943 (Died by accident)
Age: 13
Daniel Donnelly was just 13 years old when he was critically injured by an unexploded bomb around 6pm at Killymoon Street, Cookstown where he lived on Sunday 14th February 1943. Dan died on the way to Tyrone County Hospital in Omagh. John Creggan, aged 10, who also lived at Killymoon Street, was also critically injured and died later that night. The remains of the two boys were brought home to Cookstown on Monday evening and they were buried on Tuesday morning in Cookstown.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Derryloran Chapel Hill RC Graveyard
  Cookstown, Co Tyrone, 
Grave Ref: No Ref
CWGC Casualty 75453260
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.
References and Links
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1 History Hub Ulster Nigel Henderson of History Hub Ulster
2 John Creggan Killed by same grenade at Killymoon Street
3 Leaving a Legacy Dan Donnelly and John Creggan on Gortalowry commemoration
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023