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25518   Private Michael Irwin
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 23/06/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 28
Summary      
Michael Irwin was born in Benburb, County Tyrone. Michael Irwin was living in Hexham-on-Tyne, England when he travelled to Finner Camp, County Donegal to enlist. Private Michael Irwin was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in the Somme when he was killed in action on 23rd June 1916. Private Michael Irwin is commemorated in Hexham.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Authuile Military Cemetery
  Authuile, Somme
Grave Ref: Sp Mem A-8
CWGC Casualty 598885
Summary      
Authuile (now Authuille), is a village 5 Kms north of Albert. Authuile Military Cemetery is on the south side of the village. The Cemetery is signposted on the main road (D159) through the village.
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1 Church of St Andrew, Market Place, Hexham Michael Irwin listed on memorial. Includes images
2 Forum discussion Short forum discussion on Michael Irwin
3 Hexham Courant Newspaper Supplement Michael Irwin listed as age 28, living Haugh Lane, Hexham
4 St Wilfrid's War Memorial Cross, Hexham Michael Irwin listed on memorial. Includes images
5 St Wilfrid's War Memorial Cross, Hexham Michael Irwin listed on memorial
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Michael Irwin's gravestone can be purchased here
7 War Memorial Hospital, Eastgate Michael Irwin listed on memorial.
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