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26672   Private Edward Lavelle
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 20th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 24/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Summary      
Edward Lavelle was the son of Hugh and Lucy Lavelle. Edward was born about 1892 in County Fermanagh, probably Creevehill. The 1901 census lists Edward as age 9 living with the large family at house 25 in Creevehill, Cross, Fermanagh. Private Edward Lavelle was serving with the 20th Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 24th July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 3C-3D
CWGC Casualty 799492
Summary      
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 1 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 34
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1 1901 Census lists Lavelle family Lists Edward as age 9 living with the family at house 25 in Creevehill, Cross, Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists Lavelle family Lists Edward as age 18 living with the family at house 11 in Creevehill, Cross, Fermanagh
3 Creevehill, Cross Details of Creevehill
4 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Edward Lavelle, born Fermanagh