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5569722   Lance Corporal Patrick Joseph Rush
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 12/09/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment (British Army)
Died: 27/08/1944 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 23
Patrick Joseph Rush was the son of Alice Rush. He was born about 1921. Lance Corporal Patrick Joseph Rush was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Wiltshire Regiment when he died on 27th August 1944, age 23. Lance Corporal Rush is buried in Coalisland Roman Catholic Cemetery in Brackaville, County Tyrone.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Coalisland Roman Catholic Cemetery
  Coalisland, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref: North of church
CWGC Casualty 75200068
Lance Corporal Patrick Joseph Rush is the only Commonwealth burial in this graveyard, which is in the grounds of Brackaville Church.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Possible listing of Alice Rush Living at house 53 in Frederick Street, Camlough, Armagh
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of L/Corporal Patrick J Rush's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023