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8751   Private Robert McShane
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 27/08/1914 (Killed in Action)
Age:
Summary      
Robert McShane was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone. Robert McShane enlisted in Armagh. Private Robert McShane was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 27th August 1914. There is a Robert McShane, Royal Irish Fusiliers, on the Portadown War Memorial listed under West Street.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Esnes Communal Cemetery
  Cambrai, Nord
Grave Ref: Grave I
CWGC Casualty 323952
Summary      
Esnes is a village in the Department of the Nord, 8 kilometres south-east of Cambrai. The Cemetery is north-east of the village on the road to Langsart.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Cenus lists a Robert McShane Possible listing of Robert as age 14, an orphan, living at house 1 in Ballyvaddy, Minterburn, Tyrone
2 Armagh War Memorial Brief details of Robert McShane
3 Martha Mason, will beneficiary Lists Martha as age 21 living with her mother and sister Susan at house 5 in Fox Street, Portadown
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Robert McShane
5 Portadown War Memorial A Robert McShane is listed on the Portadown War Memorial (West Street)
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Robert McShane's gravestone can be purchased here