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10663   Private Fleming McCready
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 29/04/1890
Died: 14/03/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 24
Fleming McCready was the second son of Fleming and Barbara McCready. He was born on 29th April 1890 in Tobermore. His father was a postman. Fleming McCready enlisted in Glasgow, possibly on 19th December 1914. Private Fleming McCready was serving with the 2nd Battalion of Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) when he was killed in action on 14th March 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 42
CWGC Casualty 1621518
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Tobermore Church of Ireland - WW1 Roll of Honour Tobermore
2 Tobermore War Memorial - WW1 - Part 1 Tobermore
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Tobermore Book WW1 37
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McCready family 1901 census lists Fleming as age 10 living with the family at house 32 in Tobermore Town, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists McCready family 1911 census does not list Fleming as living with the family at house 29 in Tobermore Town, Londonderry
3 BBC - 90 years Berief details of Private Fleming McCready
4 Forum discussion (ancestry) Details of Private Fleming McCready
5 Forum discussion (GWF) Details of Private Fleming McCready
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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