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17838   Lance Corporal George Burrows
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 25/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
George Burrows was the son of James and Sarah E Burrows. George was born in Donaghmore about 1894. His father was a farmer. George Burrows had been in the employment of Lord Ranfurly and had been the personal attendant of Viscount Northland at the U.V.F. camp of instruction at Baronscourt in October 1913. George Burrows enlisted in Dungannon. Lance Corporal George was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the 1st July 1916 on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. He was 22 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 762114
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
2 Castlecaulfield Church Of Ireland - WWI Roll of Honour Castlecaulfield
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Burrows family Lists George as age 7 living with the family at house 11 in Gorey, Clonavaddy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Burrows family Does not list George as living with the family at house 11 in Gorey (Clonavaddy, Tyrone)
3 1911 Census lists George Burrows Lists George as age 16 living on the Ranfurly Estate at Ballynorthland Demesne, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020