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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 26/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion., Northumberland Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 28/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 38
Andrew Conlan was the son of Patrick and Sarah Conlan, of Donaghmore, Co. Tyrone. Patrick had been a U.S. Army veteran. Sarah was born in the United States. Andrew was born in Tyrone about 1879. By 1901 Patrick’s father had died. Andrew was a 20 year old postman living in Donaghmore with his mother and sister. Andrew was the husband of Teresa Conlan, of 75, Alexander St., Newcastle-on-Tyne.Private Andrew Conlan was serving with the 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers when he was killed on 28 April 1917, aged 38.
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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 Photo of Private Andrew Conlan's grave
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Andrew Conlan's headstone can be purchased here.
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020