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Loiste na mona

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Re: WW1 and WW2
« Reply #540 on: November 07, 2018, 09:20:05 PM »
I've only recently discovered that two of my 1st cousin 3 times fought and died in World War 1

John Ireland removed is buried in St Elizabeth's churchyard, Dundonald. 

https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/661396/ireland,-john/

Private IRELAND, JOHN
Service Number 79880
Died 06/09/1918
Aged 18
15th Bn. Devonshire Regiment
formerly 2nd Bn.
Son of James and Agnes Ireland, of 18, Eton St., Belfast.

His brother William Ireland also died:

https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/573923/IRELAND,%20WILLIAM

Private IRELAND, WILLIAM
Service Number 201379
Died 01/08/1918
Aged 20
1st/4th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Son of James and Agnes Ireland, of 18, Eton St., Belfast.
Hi killultagh, This is a link to Last Will of William Ireland, He left all his possessions to his Agnes of 18 Eton street.



http://soldierswills.nationalarchives.ie/reels/sw/1918_22/IrelandW_E605480.pdf

Loiste na mona

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Re: WW1 and WW2
« Reply #541 on: November 07, 2018, 09:38:36 PM »
Hi My grandfather William J Woods was killed in WW1 and on memorial in Belfast I understand.  I am in England and would dearly love to see it. Here is the record: NAME; Woods, William[/color][/font]
RANK; 2nd Corporal
SERV. NO; 64336
UNIT/SERVICE; Railways - 43rd Broad Gauge Railway Operating Coy.
REGIMENT; Royal Engineers
BORN; Carrickfergus
LIVED; Aughnacloy Co Tyrone
ENLISTED; Belfast
FATE; Died of Wounds, France, March 28th 1918 aged 30

CEMETERY; ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSIONV (France) I.J 27[/size]
CHURCH;
MEMORIAL;
REMARKS; Son of William J. and Margaret Woods, of Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim; husband of Meta Woods, of Mayfair, Cyprus Park, Bloomfield, Belfast (R.O.D? ??? )

http://soldierswills.nationalarchives.ie/reels/sw/1918_22/WoodsW_E576405.pdf


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Re: WW1 and WW2
« Reply #542 on: November 07, 2018, 11:31:01 PM »
No sorry can't help you there. My relatives surname is either Houston or Hughes. Both served in WW1 one survived and one did not. Post for Loiste na mona