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7989   Private Robert Dornan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 21/10/1914 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
Robert Dornan was born in Belfast. Robert Dornan enlisted in Dungannon. Private Robert Dornan was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 21st October 1914.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Ploegsteert Memorial
  Comines-Warneton, Hainaut
Grave Ref: Panel 5
CWGC Casualty 872210
Summary      
The Ploegsteert Memorial stands in Berks Cemetery Extension, which is located 12.5 Kms south of Ieper town centre, on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen (Messines), Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg (N336). 3.5 Kms along the N336 lies a fork junction with the N365. The N365, which forms the right hand fork, leads to the town of Mesen. The Cemetery lies 3 Kms beyond Mesen on the right hand side of the N365, and opposite Hyde Park Corner Royal Berks Cemetery.
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1 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Robert Dornan
2 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Robert Dornan