Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
22807   Private Joseph Alexander
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/07/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
There is a Joseph Alexander is commemorated on the World War One Memorial in Lower Clonaneese Presbyterian Church. There are two conflicting stories for Joseph Alexander
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 773067
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave. It is near the village of Thiepval, Picardy in France. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, Thiepval has been described as "the greatest executed British work of monumental architecture of the twentieth century"
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Lower Clonaneese Presbyterian Church Castlecaulfield
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Alexander family Lists Robert Joseph as age 4 living with the family at house 19 in Ballyrobert Grange, Craigarogan, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists Alexander family Lists Robert J as age 13 living with the family at house 13 in Grange of Ballyrobert, Craigarogan, Antrim
3 Hillsborough War Memorial Full details of Belfast Joseph Alexander including tenuous link to Clonaneese
4 Presbyterian ROH Clonaneese Joseph Alexander, Royal Irish Fusiliers, killed in action
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023