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9973   Lance Corporal Francis Madden (aka Campbell)
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 13/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 14/03/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 35
Francis Madden was the son of James Madden. He was born in Dungannon about 1880. Francis enlisted in Belfast. He served as Francis Campbell. Private Francis Madden arrived in France with the Royal Irish Fusiliers on 19th December 1914. Lance Corporal Francis Madden was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Sunday 14th March 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 42
CWGC Casualty 1622484
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021