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6980359   Fusilier Samuel David Wylie
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 26/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 19/07/1943 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 21
Summary      
Samuel David Wylie was the son of Joseph and Susan Wylie. He was born about 1922. Samuel Wylie was the husband of Jeannie Wylie. Samuel joined up before the outbreak of war and had served in India, Iraq and France. Fusilier Samuel David Wylie was serving with the 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in Sicily when he died of wounds in Sicily on the 19th July 1943.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Catania War Cemetery
  Catania, Sicily, 17
Grave Ref: Grave III-F-3
CWGC Casualty 2820208
Summary      
Catania War Cemetery is 7 kilometres south-west of Catania. From Catania Airport follow the tangenziale (main road) towards the A19 (in the direction of Palermo). Before reaching the A19 the cemetery is signposted. Cemetery address: Stradale Passo del Fico - 95121 Catania Zona Industriale (CT) Sicily.
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWII Moy
2 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWII Dungannon
3 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Battle Honour, Sicily 1943 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in July 1943
2 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Details of Inniskillings in Sicily.
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Fusilier Samuel David Wylie's gravestone can be purchased here
4 Wikisicily - Catania War Cemetery Small photo of Fusilier Samuel David Wylie's gravestone
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