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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 24/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion., Northumberland Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 04/03/1881
Died: 28/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 36
Andrew Conlan was the son of Patrick and Sarah Conlan. He was born in Donaghmore, County Tyrone on 4th March 1881. By 1901 Andrew was a 20 year old postman living in Donaghmore. Andrew later moved to Newcastle-on-Tyne and married. Private Andrew Conlan was serving with the 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers when he was killed in action whilst acting as stretcher-bearer on 28th April 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery
  Souchez, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave XV-J-17
CWGC Casualty 585287
Souchez is a village 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. The cemetery is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Conlan family Lists Andrew as age 20, a postman, living at house 17 in Donaghmore, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Conlan family Does not list Andrew as living with the family at house 17 in Donaghmore Town, Tyrone
3 Photo of Private Andrew Conlan's grave
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 North East War Memorials Plaque 1914-18 Newcastle Post Office, lists A Conlan
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Andrew Conlan's headstone can be purchased here.
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023