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57690   Gunner Patrick McCusker
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 121st Battery, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Died: 24/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
Summary      
Patrick McCusker was the son of Mary and John McCusker He was born about 1889 in Londonderry. It is believed Patrick McCusker had some connection with Tergarvil or Upperlands. Patrick McCusker enlisted in Glasgow. Gunner Patrick McCusker was serving with the 121st Battery of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action on Monday 24th July 1916. He was 27 years old. Gunner McCusker is also commemorated on the Neilston War Memorial. Neilston is small village, south west of Glasgow.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 1A + 8A
CWGC Casualty 802390
Summary      
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.
References and Links
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1 Diamond War Memorial Project Minimal information on Gunner Patrick McCusker
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 Neilston War Memorial Gunner Patrick McCusker listed on memorial
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2020