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2536   Private Samuel McNally
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 11/02/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 16/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
Samuel McNally was born in Ballymaguigan, County Londonderry. Samuel McNally was living in Londonderry when he enlisted at Finner Camp, County Donegal. Private Samuel McNally was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Sunday 16th May 1915. Private Samuel McNally has no known grave and is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial in Richebourg, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  Le Touret, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Panel 16-17
CWGC Casualty 853971
Summary      
Le Touret Memorial is located at the east end of Le Touret Military Cemetery, on the south side of the Bethune-Armentieres main road. From Bethune follow the signs for Armentieres until you are on the D171. Continue on this road through Essars and Le Touret village. Approximately 1 kilometre after Le Touret village and about 5 kilometres before you reach the intersection with the D947, Estaires to La Bassee road, the Cemetery lies on the right hand side of the road. The Memorial takes the form of a loggia surrounding an open rectangular court. The court is enclosed by three solid walls and on the eastern side by a colonnade. East of the colonnade is a wall and the colonnade and wall are prolonged northwards (to the road) and southwards, forming a long gallery. Small pavilions mark the ends of the gallery and the western corners of the court.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Castledawson WW1 Memorial - Panel 2 Castledawson
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWI 79
References and Links
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1 Castledawson War Dead Details of Private Samuel McNally
2 National Archives UK Medal card of Private James McNally can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2019