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24876   Lance Corporal William Brien
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 25/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 11/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 28
Summary      
William Brien was born in Kilclooney, County Galway. William enlisted in Ballinasloe. William was residing in Caledon, Co. Tyrone when enlisting. Lance Corporal William Brien was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) when he was killed in action in France & Flanders on 11th April 1917. He was 28 years old.
Further Information
William Brien was born in Kilclooney, County Galway
William enlisted in Ballinasloe. William was residing in Caledon, Co. Tyrone when enlisting.
Medal card
Lance Corporal William Brien was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) when he was killed in action in France & Flanders on 11th April 1917. He was 28 years old.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Caledon Town Caledon Living in Caledon when enlisting 54.350804 -6.838145
References and Links
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1 Ballinasloe men who died in WWI Details of William Brien
2 Find A Grave Photo of William Brien's gravestone
3 Ireland Memorial Record Lists William Brien,
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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