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5250370   Sergeant David Hugh Kerrigan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 10/02/1913
Died: 26/08/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 31
Summary      
David Hugh Kerrigan was the son of John and Elizabeth Kerrigan. He was born on 10th February 1913 in the Ballygawley area. He was one of at least eight children. David Hugh Kerrigan served with the Worcestershire Regiment in World War Two. After the D-Day landings in June 1944, the 1st Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment landed in Normandy on 22nd June 1944. Sergeant David Hugh Kerrigan was killed in action on 26th August 1944.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery
  Bayeux, Calvados, 4
Grave Ref: Grave III-K-26
CWGC Casualty 2327003
Summary      
The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 30 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road stands the Bayeux Memorial.
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WWII Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 105
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Kerrigan family Possible listing of family at house 6.2 in Tullyquin Glebe, Aghintain, Tyrone
2 Officer List -Worc Reg - Aug 1944 Records Sergeant Kerrigan with 12 Platoon, B Company
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Sergeant David Kerrigan's gravestone can be purchased here
4 Wartime NI - WW2 Brief details of Sergeant David Hugh Kerrigan
5 Worc Reg - Aug 1944 - Vernon Pt 5 Records how Sergeant Kerrigan died
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