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2716873   Company Sergeant Major Robert Malone
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 02/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 19/11/1908
Died: 27/04/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 34
Robert Malone was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Mary Malone. He was born on 19th November 1908. He was one of seven children, all born in the Brookeborough area. Robert was the husband of Jeannie Malone. At the outbreak of World War Two, the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards were based in London. In March 1943, the battalion was sent to North Africa. Warrant Officer (Class II), Company Sergeant Major Robert Malone was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was decapitated on 27th April 1943 in Tunisia.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Massicault War Cemetery
  Massicault, Tunis
Grave Ref: Grave V-C-17
CWGC Casualty 2196728
Massicault War Cemetery is approximately 30 kilometres south-west of Tunis on Route GP5 to Medjez-el-Bab
Local Memorial Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WWII Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 103
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Malone family Lists Robert as age 2 living with the family at house 6 in Derrynavogy, Corralongford, Fermanagh
2 Forum discussion (WW2 Talk) Details of death
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of CSM Robert Malone's gravestone can be purchased here
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