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23206   Private David Glass
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 17/03/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 09/06/1898
Died: 07/06/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 18
David Glass was the son of Wilson and Elizabeth Glass. David Glass was born in Dungannon on 9th June 1898. He had a twin sister, Edith. The 1901 census records Lizzie as having 2 families. David Glass was two years old and living with the family at Brooke Street, Dungannon. By 1911, the family was still living in Brooke Street. David was 12 years old. His mother Lizzie was now a widow. Private David Glass was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on 7th June 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Ext.
  Bailleul, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave III-C-248
CWGC Casualty 199562
Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 Kms south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the Communal Cemetery Extension is at the bottom end.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
2 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWI Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Glass family Lists David as age 2 at house 18 in Broole Street, Dungannon
2 1911 Census lists "Gloss" family Lists David as age 12 at house 29 in Brook Street, South Side , Dungannon
3 Photo of Private David Glass' grave
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Private David Glass
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private David Glass' gravestone can be purchased here
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