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A/7697   Private John Coyle
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (British Army)
Died: 27/09/1915 (Killed in Action)
John Coyle was born in Castelderg, County Tyrone, and lived and worked in Cookstown. He was in Glasgow, Scotland, before he enlisted in the Cameronians. He was killed in action during the Battle of Loos. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial France, panel 57-59
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, 
Grave Ref: Panel 57-59
CWGC Casualty 730531
Loos-en-Gohelle is a village 5 kilometres north-west of Lens, and Dud Corner Cemetery is located about 1 kilometre west of the village, to the north-east of the N943, the main Lens to Bethune road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - East Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 89
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Castlederg War Memorial Private John Coyle not listed on Castlederg War Memorial
2 Loos Memorial & Panels Shows Coyle, John on Panel 58
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here (No 76907)
4 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private John Coyle
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023