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27099   Lance Corporal Daniel Love
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 10/12/1894
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Daniel Love was a son of Henry and Sarah Love. He was born on 10th December 1894 in Magherafelt. He lived in Dunamoney, Magherafelt and worked on the family farm. Lance Corporal Daniel Love was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916. He was 21 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 801435
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.
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1 1901 Census lists Love family 1901 census lists Daniel as age 6 living with the family at house 4 in Dunamoney, Magherafelt, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Love family 1911 census lists Daniel as age 16 living with the family at house 16 in Dunamoney, Magherafelt, Londonderry
3 1912 Ulster Covenant Signed by Daniel Love from Dunamoney, Magherafelt
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023