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26295   Private David O'Hara
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 02/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 09/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
David O’Hara was born in Newry, County Down. David O’Hara enlisted in Belfast whilst he was living in Lisburn. Private David O’Hara was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed I action in France and Flanders on Tuesday 9th October 1917. The Presbyterian Church In Ireland - Roll of Honour 1914-1919 (Dungannon, 2nd Presbyterian) lists a David O’Hara from Killyquinn who was killed in action. Private David O’Hara has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial in France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  Arras, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Bay 6
CWGC Casualty 779940
The Arras Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras. The cemetery is near the Citadel, approximately 2 kms due west of the railway station.
References and Links
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1 2nd Presbyterian Dungannon David O'Hara, killed in action.
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023