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   Captain Alan Grey Porter M.C.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 10/11/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 6th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 20/09/1894
Died: 29/10/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 24
Alan Grey Porter was the eldest son of Thomas and Mary Porter. They were married about 1893. Alan was born on 20th September 1894 in County Wicklow. Grey lived with the family in Dublin. His father was described as a civil servant. Lieutenant (acting Captain) Alan Grey Porter, M.C., was serving with the 1st Battalion, attached to 6th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died on 29th October 1918, aged 24. The CWGC records his parents, Thomas and Mary Porter as living at Clogher Park.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Terlincthun British Cemetery
  Wimille, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave IX-A-15
CWGC Casualty 4026860
Terlincthun British Cemetery is situated on the northern outskirts of Boulogne. From Calais follow the A16 to Boulogne, come off at Junction 3 and follow the D96E for Wimereux Sud. Continue on this road for approximately 1 kilometre when the Cemetery will be found on the left hand side of the road. However, it should be noted that the entrance to the cemetery is in St Martin's Road, which is the road on the left immediately after the cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - North West Face - Panel 1a Clogher
2 St. Macartan's Cathedral Tablet - WWI Clogher
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Porter Family Lists Grey as age 6 living with the family at house 18 in Shanganagh, Rathmichael, Dublin
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Clogher Porter, Thomas, J.P., Clogher park
3 1911 Census lists Porter Family Lists Alan as age 16 living with the family at house 1.1 in Earlsfort Terrace, Fitzwilliam, Dublin
4 6th Batt Royal Irish Fusiliers Photo of Captain Alan G Porter's gravestone
5 Ancestry Geneology details of family
6 Armorial families : a directory of gentlemen (1) Alan Grey Porter, Gentleman, b. Sept. 20, 1894
7 Unusable photo of Captain Alan Grey Porter
8 Introduction Porter Papers History of Porter family.
9 London Gazette - 19/12/1916 Supplement: 29872 page: 12433 - Military Cross
10 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
11 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Captain Alan G Porter's gravestone can be purchased here
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