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17526   Private George Dilworth
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 18/02/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
George Dilworth was born in Killyman, County Tyrone. George Dilworth enlisted in Moy, County Tyrone. Private George Dilworth was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was he killed in action on Saturday 1st July 1916 at the Somme. Private Dilworth has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in France.
Further Information
George Dilworth was born in Killyman, County Tyrone.
George Dilworth enlisted in Moy, County Tyrone.
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Private George Dilworth arrived in France on 5th October 1915.
Private George Dilworth was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was he killed in action on Saturday 1st July 1916 at the Somme.
Private Dilworth has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in France.
There is a Private G Dilworth, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, on Lurgan War Memorial, according to War Memorials Online (see reference below). It is not known if this is the same soldier.
There is a report in the Tyrone Courier dated 19th October 1916 about the death of Mrs Ezekiel Dilworth of Granville who was buried in Killyman. One of the chief mourners listed was a son called George. However, Private George Dilworth was killed two months earlier.
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References and Links
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1 Lurgan War Memorial Private G Dilworth, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers listed
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - 9th Batt. George Dilworth, killed in action
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021