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   Civilian John Creggan
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Dated added: 31/10/2017   Last updated: 19/12/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Civilian Casualty (Unknown Civilian)
Died: 15/02/1943 (Died by accident)
Age: 10
John Creggan was just 10 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. John Creggan was admitted to Tyrone County Hospital at 8:45pm and died just after midnight. 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 75461663
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 Daniel Donnelly Killed by same grenade at Killymoon Street
2 History Hub Ulster Nigel Henderson of History Hub Ulster
3 Leaving a Legacy Dan Donnelly and John Creggan on Gortalowry commemoration
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023