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24906   Private Andrew Gawley
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 13/04/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 28
Andrew Gawley was the son of Andrew and Lizzie Gawley. Andrew was born about 1890.The 1901 census records 11 year old Andrew as living with the family at Tannaghlane, Caledon, Tyrone. His father was a farmer. By 1911, Andrew was no longer living with the family at Tannaghlane, Caledon, Tyrone. Private Andrew Gawley was with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died on 13 April 1917. He was aged 28.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
  Aubigny, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave II-C-67
CWGC Casualty 52046
Aubigny-en-Artois is a village approximately 15 Kms north-west of Arras on the road (N39) to St. Pol. From the N39 turn onto the D75 towards the village of Aubigny-en-Artois. The Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village, and the Extension is behind it.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Gawley family Lists Andrew as age 11 at house 11 in Tannaghlane, Caledon, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Gawley family Does not list Andrew at house 3 in Tannaghlane, Caledon, Tyrone
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Andrew Gawley
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 Possible 1911 Census listing Possibly shows Andy living as a servant with the Donnelly family at house 1 in Ramaket, Caledon, Tyrone
6 Presbyterian ROH Minterburn Incorrectly listed as Andrew 'Galway', Tannaghlane, killed in action
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Andrew Gawley's headstone can be purchased here.
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