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6770   Lance Corporal Bryce M Gilmour
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Died: 30/09/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Bryce Gilmour was a son of Bryce and Ida Gilmour. Brice Matthew Gilmour was born in Roscommon about 1894. He was one of ten children, seven surviving. His father was in the Royal Irish Constabulary. The family moved around a lot. They lived in Ballymoney. Young Bryce Gilmour also joined the Royal Irish Constabulary in Cookstown. Lance Corporal Bryce Gilmour was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action on 30th September 1915 at Loos.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, 
Grave Ref: Panel 9-10
CWGC Casualty 1763758
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
2 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - East Panel 1927 Cookstown
3 Second Presbyterian Cookstown Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 91
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Gilmour family 1901 census lists Bryce M. as age 7 at house 62 in Connaught St. Athlone Urban, Westmeath
2 1911 Census lists Bryce living with uncle 1911 census lists Bryce M. as age 17 at house 9 in Killymaddy, The Vow, Antrim
3 1911 Census lists Gilmore family 1911 census does not list Bryce as living with the family at house 21 in College Street, Ballyshannon, Donegal
4 Brother - Cecil Gilmour Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (134 no.)
5 Fallen Heroes - Ballymoney Details of Lance Corporal Bryce M Gilmour
6 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023