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6979562   Fusilier Michael John Herron
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 15/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 19/04/1942 (Unknown)
Age: 22
Michael John Herron was the son of Thomas and Catherine Hoey. He was born about 1920. Fusilier Michael John Herron was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died between 18th 19th April 1942. Fusilier Michael John Herron has no known grave and is commemorated on Face 11 of the Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar / Burma. He is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Rangoon Memorial
  Taukkyan, Rangoon, 
Grave Ref: Face 11
CWGC Casualty 2511332
The Rangoon Memorial is situated in Taukkyan War Cemetery, which is about 35 kilometres north of Yangon (formerly Rangoon). The cemetery is on PY1 Road (formerly Prome Road), about 15 kilometres from the airport and can be easily seen from the road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Asia War Graves Photo of Fusilier Herron's inscription on Rangoon Memorial
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023