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30685   Driver Patrick Gartland
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 14/03/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Small Arms Division, Ammunition Col, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 08/06/1896
Died: 20/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Patrick Gartland was the son of Michael and Mary Gartland. He was born on 8th July 1896, the second of nine children. The family lived in Coalisland. By 1911 Patrick had left school and was a 14 year old linen weaver. Driver Patrick Gartland was serving with the Small Arms Division, Ammunition Col. of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action in France on 20th October 1918. He was aged 22.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Vaast Communal Cemetery Extension
  St Vaast, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave A-2
CWGC Casualty 247204
St. Vaast is a village approximately 13 kilometres east of Cambrai on the D942 towards Solesnes. The Cemetery lies within the Communal Cemetery which is on the left hand side of the road before entering the village from Cambrai.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Gartland family Lists Patrick as age 4 living at house 31 in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Gartland family Lists Patrick as age 14, a linen weaver, living at house 18 in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Patrick Gartland's headstone can be purchased here.
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