Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
6983736   Private John Flanagan
Save as PDF
Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 16/07/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd / 5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment (British Army)
Died: 23/09/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
John Flanagan was the son of Patrick and Margaret Flanagan He was born about 1922. Private John Flanagan was serving with the 2/5th Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment when he was killed in action in Italy on 23rd September 1944. The CWGC record Private John Flanagan as the son of Patrick and Margaret Flanagan of Maghera.
Read more on Private John Flanagan
Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  Riccione, Rimini
Grave Ref: Grave XV-D-9
CWGC Casualty 2049956
Coriano Ridge War Cemetery is 3.5 kilometres west of Riccione, a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast, and is reached by turning west off the main Rimini/Riccione road, the SS 16, about 1 kilometre north-west of Riccione. At this turning there is a sign leading to the cemetery. Follow it in the direction of Coriano until a T junction is reached, then turn left and after a short distance the cemetery will be found on the right-hand side.
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Leicestershire Regiment Brief details of Private John Flanagan
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private John Flanagan's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023