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1501806   Aircraftman Hugh Corey
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Dated added: 12/02/2019   Last updated: 28/01/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
Date Of Birth: 11/02/1913
Died: 01/07/1945 (Unknown)
Age: 32
Hugh Corey was the son of Bernard and Mary Jane Corey, nee O’Neill. The family lived in Brackaville. Bernard Corey was a flax sorter (hackler). Hugh Corey was born in 1913. Aircraftman 2nd Class Hugh Corey was serving with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve when he died on 1st July 1945 in Egypt. There are no details of his death.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Heliopolis War Cemetery
  Heliopolis, Cairo
Grave Ref: Grave 4-D-17
CWGC Casualty 2208772
Heliopolis, a major suburb of Cairo, lies 10 kilometres to the north-east of the main city centre, approximately 6 kilometres from the airport. There are now 1,742 Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery.
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Corey family Lists family at house 60 in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
2 RAF Commands Forum Unaccounted airmen - Hugh Corey
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Aircraftman Hugh Corey's headstone can be purchased here
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