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09/04/2017 Private Robert Neville, Canadian Infantry, who died on 1st October from gunshot wounds in the neck received in action, was the youngest son of Mr James Neville, Moygashel, Dungannon, and was educated at Dungannon Royal School.
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09/04/2017 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 7th October 1918:
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30/12/2015 The CWGC records James and Helena Neville as living at Moygashel House, Dungannon.
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30/12/2015 Circumstances of Casualty. Robert Neville died of wounds.
30/12/2015 Private Robert Neville was serving with the Alberta Regiment of the Canadian Infantry when he was severely wounded in the lungs and neck by machine gun bullets during an attack on Tilloy on 29th September 1918,
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30/12/2015 Robert emigrated to Canada where he worked as a farmer.
30/12/2015 Robert was one of 12 children.: James Neville, Elena Neville, Thomas Neville (born about 1885), William Neville (born about 1885), Ellen Elizabeth Neville (born about 1886), James Neville (born about 1887), Margaret Neville (born about 1889), Robert Neville (born about 1894), Elena Neville (born about 1896), Sarah Neville (born about 1897), Mary Anne Neville (born about 1898), Charlotte Neville (born about 1901), Jennie Neville (born about 1903), Edith Neville (born about 1907).
30/12/2015 The 1911 census shows Robert as 17. He is working on his father's farm. The family still lived at Moygashel, Dungannon.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records Robert as 7 years old. James Neville was a farmer. The family lived at Moygashel, Dungannon.
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30/12/2015 Mr James Neville, Moygashel, Dungannon, has received intimation that his son, Private James Neville, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry has been wounded in action and is in hospital abroad. He resigned a good position in Toronto, Canada to volunteer along with his brother, Private Robert Neville, of the same battalion. The latter was wounded in June last, and is still in hospital in England.
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30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 7th October 1916: James Neville (brother)
30/12/2015 Private Robert Neville, 49th Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, and fourth son of Mr James Neville, Moygashel, Dungannon, has been wounded in the thigh and foot by shrapnel. He was educated at Dungannon Royal School and afterwards went to Canada to take up a business position, but he volunteered after the outbreak of war and went to the front last autumn. His brother, Private James Neville, is also at the front, having joined the Princess Pats at Toronto.
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30/12/2015 Private Robert Neville succumbed to his wounds two days later at No. 7 Canadian General Hospital , Etaples, France on 1st October 1918, age 26.
30/12/2015 Mr James Neville, Moygashel, Canadian Infantry, has been wounded. He had resigned a good position in Toronto to volunteer with his brother, Private Robert Neville, of the same battalion. The latter was wounded in June last, and is still in hospital in England.
30/12/2015 He was severely wounded in the lungs and neck by machine gun bullets during an attack on Tilloy on 29th September 1918, and succumbed two days later at No. 7 Canadian General Hospital, Etaples
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 5 October 1916: James Neville (brother)
30/12/2015 In June 1916, Private Neville was wounded in the thigh and foot by shrapnel.
30/12/2015 Robert Neville was educated at Dungannon Royal School between 1906 and 1910.
30/12/2015 Private Robert Neville, Canadian Infantry, son of Mr James Neville, Moygashel, has been wounded in the thigh and foot by shrapnel. He was educated at Dungannon Royal School, and afterwards went to Canada, and volunteered after the outbreak of the war. His brother, Private James Neville, is also at the front.
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 15 June 1916
30/12/2015 Robert Neville was the son of James and Helena Neville. Robert was born in County Tyrone on 3rd July 1893.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 17th June 1916:
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