Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
17625   Private Samuel McMullen
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 31/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
The CWGC records Samuel McMullen as the son of Sarah McDowell (formerly McMullen), of Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone, and the late James McMullen. Samuel was born about 1895 in Fivemiletown. Samuel McMullen was living in Ballygawley when he enlisted in Belfast. Private Samuel McMullen was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. He was 21 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme, 
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 803804
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.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 1 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Ballygawley War Dead Book 34
2 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 30
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020