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6978287   Private Albert Porter
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 18/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps (British Army)
Died: 17/01/1946 (Home)
Age: 27
Summary      
Albert Porter was the son of John and Mary Porter. He was born about 1918. Albert Porter became the husband of Matilda Porter. They lived at Rainey Street, Magherafelt. The couple had two children. Private Albert Porter served with the Royal Ulster Rifles for a time. Private Albert Porter was serving with the Pioneer Corps when he died on 17th January 1946, aged 27. He had returned home to Magherafelt after the war and died at his parentsí house at Union Road.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Magherafelt St Swithin Church Of Ireland
  Magherafelt, Co Londonderry, 6
Grave Ref: Sect D Grave 98
CWGC Casualty 2931602
Summary      
There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war and 1 of the 1939-1945 war here. Joseph Milligan (WW1) and Albert Porter (WW2) are buried here
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References and Links
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1 FindAGrave.com Photo of grave
2 Private John Porter Probably the brother of Private Albert Porter
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Albert Porter's grave can be purchased here
4 Wartime NI - Albert Porter Details of Private Albert Porter
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2020