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7043667   Rifleman David Kane
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 03/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles (British Army)
Died: 06/04/1945 (Killed in Action)
Age: 38
David Kane was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Kane. He was born in County Londonderry about 1907. By the time of his enlistment he was living in County Tyrone. Rifleman David Kane served with the the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Ulster Rifles in World War Two. Rifleman David Kane was killed on 6th April 1945 whilst attacking the German village of Lingen, about 20 kilometres from the Dutch border.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Rheinberg War Cemetery
  Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, 24
Grave Ref: Grave 12-J-22
CWGC Casualty 2047739
The town of Rheinberg lies in the west of Germany approx 85kms to the north of Koln. From the A57 motorway Koln to Goch take exit 7 (Ausfahrt 7) RHEINBERG and follow the B510 direction KAMP LINTFORT. After approx 800m turn right onto AM ENGLISCHEN FRIEDHOF (CWGC sign). The cemetery can be found approx 200m at the end of this road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Tobermore War Memorial - WW2 Tobermore
References and Links
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1 2nd Batt Royal Ulster Rifles 6th to 7th April 1945 - Battle in Lingen
2 CWGC - L/Corporal Samuel Kane Described as the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Kane
3 Photo of Rifleman David Kane's grave
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Rifleman David Kane's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023