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   Civilian John Cosgrove
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Dated added: 13/08/2020   Last updated: 18/10/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Civilian Casualty (Unknown Civilian)
Died: 03/02/1945 (Died by accident)
Age: 40
John Cosgrove was born about 1905. By the time of World War Two he was living with his family in Orritor Street, Cookstown. John was married with eight children. In August 1944, he had begun working with the American authorities as a labourer. On Saturday 3rd February 1945, John Cosgrove was working with three other men at a wall near Lissan chapel. At about 5pm, an U.S Army truck crushed John Cosgrove against the wall and he died within an hour of wounds received.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Derryloran Chapel Hill RC Graveyard
  Cookstown, Co Tyrone
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty -1
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.
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