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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Scottish) (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 40
Summary      
Andrew Wylie was a son of George and Margaret Wylie of Mabuoy, Lissan, Cookstown. Andrew was born at Ryton, Northumberland and enlisted at Newcastle-on-Tyne. He was killed in action on 1st July 1916 and has no known grave.
Private Andrew Wylie
Further Information
Andrew Wylie was a son of George and Margaret Wylie of Mabuoy, Lissan, Cookstown.
Andrew was born at Ryton, Northumberland and enlisted at Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Andrew was employed as a miner, living at 2 Store Street, Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, before enlisting.
Medal card
Andrew Wylie photo
He was killed in action on 1st July 1916 and has no known grave.
He is commemorated on panels: 10B-11B-12B on the Thiepval Memorial, France. His wife later remarried as, Mrs. Eliza Jane Thompson and lived in Lemington-on-Tyne.
Andrew Wylie is commerated on Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton
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Relevant Cookstown Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Mabuoy, Lisson Upper Lissan Census listing in Mabuoy, Lisson Upper 54.722313 -6.780812
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Wylie family 1901 census does not list Andrew as living with the family at house 3 in Mabuoy, Lisson Upper
2 1911 Census lists Wylie family 1911 census does not list Andrew as living with the family at house 16 in Mobuy, Lissan Upper
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 Ryton and District War Memorials Project Includes address in Lemington and photo.
5 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Andrew Wylie
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2020