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48563   Private William Vance
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 30/08/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (British Army)
Died: 13/04/1919 (Died of Illness)
Age: 39
Summary      
William Vance was the son of Joseph H Vance. He was born in Greenisland, Carrickfergus or Ballyclare about 1880. The family moved to Drumagarner, Kilrea around 1915. William enlisted in 1915. Private William Vance was serving with the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) when he died of pneumonia in hospital in Belfast on 13th April 1919.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Carnmoney Cemetery
  Carnmoney, Co Antrim, 6
Grave Ref: Grave K-9
CWGC Casualty 661116
Summary      
There are 46 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 44 of the 1939-1945 war here.
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Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 Forgotten Heroes of Kilrea 1914-18 93
References and Links
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1 British Soldiers killed Ireland 1919-21 Details of Private William Vance
2 National Archives UK Medal card (2) of Private William Vance can be purchased here
3 National Archives UK Medal card (1) of Private William Vance can be purchased here
4 Our Heroes In Memoriam Photo of Private William Vance's grave
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private William Vance's grave can be purchased here
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