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9563   Private Joseph Donnelly
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 24/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Joseph Donnelly was the son of Bernard and Brigid Donnelly. Joseph was born about 1895 in Annagher, County Tyrone. His father was a hackler. Joseph Donnelly enlisted in Dungannon. Private Joseph Donnelly was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on 24th May 1915. He was 20 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 44-46
CWGC Casualty 1610321
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Donnelly family Lists Joseph as age 8 living with the family at house 67 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Donnelly family Lists Joseph as age 18 living with the family at house 41 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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