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5251   Private George Lutton
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 10/10/1918 (Died at Sea)
Age: 32
Summary      
George Lutton’s father was also called George. George was born near Moy, County Tyrone about 1890. By the time of the 1901 census George’s mother had died. George and the family lived in Canary, Tullyroan, Armagh. Canary is close to the Argory. George Lutton volunteered at the out break of war, joining the 7th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and was transferred to the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Private Lutton had been invalided home in September 1918. He was returning to England on the R.M.S. Leinster. Just a month before the war ended, on 10th October 1918, the ship was torpedoed and sank. Private George Lutton is buried in Kirk Patrick (Holy Trinity) Churchyard on the Isle of Man.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Kirk Patrick Holy Trinity Churchyard
  Peel 
Grave Ref: Grave 9M
CWGC Casualty 3067066
Summary      
There are 33 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war here, 1 being an unidentified sailor of the Royal Navy. There is 1 more burial from the 1939-45 war. In addition there are 7 Turkish intered civilian burials and 2 German war burials here.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWI Moy
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1 1901 Census lists Lutton family Lists George as age 11 living with the family at house 15 in Canary, Tullyroan, Armagh
2 1911 Census lists Lutton family Does not list George as living with the family at house 34 in Canary, Tullyroan, Armagh
3 Able Seaman James Hughes Able Seaman Hughes, also from Moy, perished on board RMS Leinster
4 Armagh War Memorial Records extract from Armagh Gazette on George Lutton
5 Cookstown War Dead Information on Lieutenant George Richard Colin Campbell
6 Death in the Irish Sea (book) The circumstances relating to Ireland's greatest maritime disaster
7 Official site of the R.M.S. Leinster Full details of the sinking and commemorations
8 RMS Leinster George Lutton was on board RMS Leinster
9 Torpedoed!: the R.M.S. Leinster disaster (book) Book available from Amazon
10 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of George Lutton's headstone can be purchased here.
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