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3753   Lance Corporal John Henry Rose
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 25/11/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 17/06/1891
Died: 02/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 23
John Henry Rose was the only known son of John and Margaret Rose. He was born on 17th June 1891. He was the youngest of four children born in Dungannon. It seems that by 1901, the family had left Ireland as no record can be found in the census. John Henry Rose enlisted in Eastbourne. England in 1910. Private John Henry Rose arrived in France with the Rifle Brigade on 23rd August 1914. Lance Corporal John Henry Rose was serving with the 4th Division of the 1st Battalion of Rifle Brigade when he was killed in action in France on Sunday 2nd May 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 46-48 +50
CWGC Casualty 920782
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
References and Links
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1 Belfast Street Directory 1890 No listing of a John Rose
2 Eastbourne War Memorial Details of John Henry Rose
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023