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20783   Sergeant John Irvine M.M.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/03/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 06/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 28
Summary      
John Irvine was the son of Thomas G and Magdalene Irvine, of Beigh, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone. He was born in County Tyrone about 1890. The 1901 census records John as 11 years old. The family lived at house 4 in Beagh, Fivemiletown, Tyrone Thomas was a farmer The 1911 census records Johnís occupation as a farmerís son. Sergeant John Irvine was awarded the Military Medal. Sergeant John Irvine was with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died on 6th December 1917, age 28.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial
  Louverval, Nord, 
Grave Ref: Panel 5-6
CWGC Casualty 1754215
Summary      
The Cambrai Memorial stands on a terrace in Louverval Military Cemetery, which is situated on the north side of the N30, south of Louverval village. Louverval is 13 kilometres north-east of Bapaume and 16 kilometres south-west of Cambrai.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 2 Fivemiletown
2 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - South West Face - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Clogher
3 Fivemiletown Methodist Church Roll Of Honour Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 58
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Irvine family Lists John as age 11 living with the family at house 4 in Beagh, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Irvine family Lists John as age 21 living with the family at house 3 in Beagh, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card (2) can be purchased here
4 National Archives UK Medal Card (1) can be purchased here