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21910   Private John Cuddy
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 26/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 17/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
John James Cuddy was the eldest son of James and Catherine Cuddy. John Cuddy was born about 1894 in Aughnacloy, County Tyrone. The family worked for the railways. Private John Cuddy was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed in action at Gallipoli on 17th August 1915. He was 21 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Panel 190-196
CWGC Casualty 694753
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.
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1 1901 Census lists Cuddy family Lists John as age 7 living with the family at house 3 in Glencrew, Aughnacloy Rural, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists 'Cuddihy' family Lists John James as age 17 living with the family at house 9 in Glencrew, Aughnacloy Rural, Tyrone
3 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Joseph Cuddy from Aughnacloy
4 Irishmen at Gallipoli Lists James Cuddy
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 Railway Roll of Honour Lists Joseph Cuddy as labourer with Clogher Valley Railway
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