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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.
Further Information
Marshall Coulter MacAulay was the son of Michael John MacAulay and Martha MacAulay (nee Coulter). Marshall was born about 1885 in Caledon, County Tyrone.
The 1901 family records Marshall as age 12 living with the family at house 6 in Castlesaunderson, County Cavan. Marshall is still at school. His father is a gamekeeper.
Family : Michael John MacAulay, Martha MacAulay, David John MacAulay (born about 1885), Martha MacAulay (born about 1886), Marshall Coulter MacAulay (born about 1889), Florence MacAulay (born about 1894).
The 1911 census records Marshall MacAulay as age 22 still living with the family in Castlesaunderson, County Cavan. Marshall worked as a Gardener and Domestic Servant. His father was a Land Steward. His brother was a gamekeeper.
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.
The CWGC record Sergeant Marshall MacAulay as the son of M. J. and Martha MacAulay, of Woodspeen West, Newbury, Berkshire, England and a native of Belturbet, Co. Cavan.
His brother, Corporal David John MacAulay was also serving with the 13th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed on 16th August 1917, age 33. David was born in County Antrim and is not included in the Dungannon War Dead.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Caledon Caledon Born in Caledon 54.351654 -6.841321
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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
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