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24906   Private Andrew Gawley
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/03/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 15/01/1890
Died: 13/04/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 27
Summary      
Andrew Gawley was the second son of Andrew and Lizzie Gawley. He was born on 15th January 1890, one of nine children all born in the Caledon area. The family lived at Tannaghlane, Caledon. His father was a farmer. Private Andrew Gawley was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died of wounds in France on 13th April 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
  Aubigny, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave II-C-67
CWGC Casualty 52046
Summary      
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.
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Local Memorial Details

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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 1910 Ulster Towns Directory Gawley, Andrew, farmer, Tannaghlane
3 1911 Census lists Gawley family Does not list Andrew at house 3 in Tannaghlane, Caledon, Tyrone
4 FindAGrave.com Photo of Andrew Gawley's headstone
5 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Andrew Gawley
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 Possible 1911 Census listing Possibly shows Andy living as a servant with the Donnelly family at house 1 in Ramaket, Caledon, Tyrone
8 Presbyterian ROH Minterburn Incorrectly listed as Andrew 'Galway', Tannaghlane, killed in action
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Andrew Gawley's headstone can be purchased here.
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