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18196   Rifleman Robert McCabe
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 31/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 11th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 18/10/1917 (Home)
Age: 27
Robert Daniel McCabe was the son of Henry and Jane McCabe. Robert was born in Moy, County Tyrone about 1888. By 1901 the family were living near Lisburn. Robert worked as a linen weaver. Robert McCabe was with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles. Rifleman Robert McCabe died at home on the 18th October 1917. He was aged 27.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lambeg Church of Ireland Churchyard
  Dunmurray, Co Antrim
Grave Ref: Grave 145E (S of W-end of Church)
CWGC Casualty 661180
There are 3 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 2 of the 1939-1945 war here.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Armagh Dead in the Great War 106
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1 1901 Census lists McCabe family Lists R Daniel as age 13 living with the family at house 82 in Tullynacross. Drumbeg, Down
2 1911 Census lists McCabe family Lists Robert as age 22 living with the family at house 59 in Tullynacross. Drumbeg, Down
3 Hilden War Memorial Lists Robert McCabe
4 Irish Memorials Photos of Hilden Memorial
5 Lisburn in the Great War Details of Robert McCabe
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 Royal Irish Rifles - 11th Battalion Robert McCabe, Moy, died at home
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Robert McCabe's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021