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2537338   Private Walter Curry
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 13/02/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 19th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 01/03/1893
Died: 10/11/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Walter Curry was born on 1st March 1893 in Aughnacloy. He was the son of George and Mary Jane Curry of Carricklongfield, Aughnacloy. George was a farmer. Walter emigrated to Toronto, Canada where he lived at 81 Shelbourne Street and worked as a truck driver He had already spent 2 years with the C.A.M.C. before he re-enlisted on 7th June 1917 at Toronto. 5' 9" tall. He was not married and listed his mother as his next of kin. Private Walter Curry was with the Canadian Infantry when he was killed in action on 10th November 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Frameries Communal Cemetery
  Frameries, Hainaut
Grave Ref: Grave I-A-1
CWGC Casualty 481949
The village of Frameries is located south-west of Mons off the R5 ring. From the E19 motorway turn off at junction 24a and onto the ring R5. Follow the ring to the junction with the N544, turn right onto the N544 direction Frameries. Follow the N544 into Frameries and at the first turning on the left turn left into rue Sainte-Philomene. Take the first turning left into rue Donaire, cross the railway and the cemetery is along here on the left. The graves are located in the Belgian Military area in plots 9 and 39.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Curry family Lists Walter as age 7 at house 2 in Carricklongfield, Ballymagran, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Curry family Lists Walter as age 15 at house 1 in Carricklongfield, Ballymagran, Tyrone
3 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Walter Curry
4 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Walter Curry
5 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private Walter Curry's death
6 Forum discussion (GWF) Mentioned as "killed in action"
7 Presbyterian ROH Clonaneese Walter Curry, killed in action
8 Private Walter Curry Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (30 no.)
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Walter Curry's headstone can be purchased here.
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