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339   Sergeant Marshall MacAulay
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 14/02/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
Summary      
Marshall Coulter MacAulay was the son of Michael John MacAulay and Martha MacAulay (nee Coulter). Marshall was born about 1885 in Caledon, County Tyrone. By 1901 the family were living in Castlesaunderson, County Cavan. His father ws a gamekeeper.By 1911 Marshall worked as a Gardener and Domestic Servant. Marshall enlisted in Belfast whilst residing in Belturbet, County Cavan. Sergeant Marshall Coulter MacAulay was serving with the 13th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action in France on 14th February 1917. He was 27 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery
  Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Grave II-A-9
CWGC Casualty 444369
Summary      
St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery is located 10.5 Kms south of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Rijselseweg N365, which connects Ieper to Wijtschate, Mesen (Messines) 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.
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1 1901 Census lists 'McCaulay' family Lists Marshall as age 12 living with the family at house 6 in Castlesaunderson, County Cavan
2 1911 Census lists MacCaulay family Lists Marshall as age 22 living with the family at house 21 in Castlesaunderson Demesne, Castlesaunderson, Cavan
3 Cavan Roll of Honour Link to Excal file listing war dead.
4 CWGC details of David MacAulay Brother of Marshall MacAulay
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018