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6977238   Lance Sergeant William 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: 27/01/1944 (Unknown)
Age: 29
William Wylie was the son of David and Sophia Wylie. He was born about 1915. The family lived in Derrygorry, County Monaghan. David Wylie was a labourer. Lance Sergeant William Wylie was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died in Italy on 27th January 1944, aged 29.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Minturno War Cemetery
  Marina di Minturno, Naples
Grave Ref: GraveVI-E-25
CWGC Casualty 2607021
Minturno is about 78 kilometres north of Naples, close to the coast. The cemetery lies several kilometres south of the town on the SS7 road to Naples and is situated in the locality of Marina di Minturno (Garigliano). To reach the cemetery take the Cassino exit from the A1 motorway, then turn right to follow Ausonia, Formia, Minturno. At about 30 km the road runs tangientially to a flyover. Go under the flyover, turn left and take the SS7 Appia road towards Scauri and Naples. Go over Scauri and then, after 4 kilometres, to Marina di Minturno and the cemetery is a further 3 kilometres, on the right hand side. Cemetery address: Via Virilassi, 1 - 4020 Marina di Minturno (LT) Lazio. GPS Co-ordinates: Main entrance to cemetery; Latitude: 41.243006, Longitude: 13.766556 Back entrance gate to cemetery;
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Wylie family Lists parents at house 4 in Derrygorry, Monaghan
2 2nd Batt R Inn Fus 1943-1944 Brief details of Battle of the Garigliano
3 Battle of the Garigliano Details of battle on 17-18 January 1944 including 2 R Inn Fus
4 Garigliano Memorial L/Sergeant William Wylie not listed on the Garigliano Memorial in Enniskillen Castle
5 Lemon bridge Details of Lemon bridge
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of L/Sergeant William Wylie's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023