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69381   Rifleman Patrick Scullion
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 14/01/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade (New Zealand Army)
Date Of Birth: 08/05/1878
Died: 01/09/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 40
Patrick Scullion was the son of John and Ann Scullion. Patrick Scullion was born on 8th May 1878 in Bellaghy. It is believed he was one of at least six children. They were a farming family from Drumanee. Patrick emigrated to New Zealand about 1900. Prior to enlisting, Patrick worked as a labourer in Egmont Box Company, Taranaki. This area is on the western side of the north island. Rifleman Patrick Scullion was serving with B Company of the 1st Battalion (3rd Reinforcements) of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade when he was killed in action in France on 1st September 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bancourt British Cemetery
  Bapaume, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-E-17
CWGC Casualty 206305
Bancourt is a village which lies approximately 4 Kms due east of Bapaume on the north side of the D7, Bapaume to Bertincourt road. Bancourt British Cemetery is situated east of Bancourt village, 300 metres off the D7 on the north side. The CWGC direction signs on the D7 indicate the best approach to the cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Castledawson WW1 Memorial - Panel 2 Castledawson
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWI 89
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists 'Scullin' family 1901 census does not list Patrick as living with the family at house 10 in Drumanee Lower, Bellaghy, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Scullion family 1911 census does not list Patrick as living with the family at house 12 in Drumanee Lower, Bellaghy, Londonderry
3 Archives New Zealand Military documents of Rifleman Patrick Scullion
4 Castledawson War Dead Details of Rifleman Patrick Scullion
5 Dolores Cross Project No picture of grave
6 Manawatu Recruiting District (No 6) Scullion, P, general labourer, Ohutu
7 New Zealand Cenotaph Details of Rifleman Patrick Scullion
8 NOK Address in Ireland Mrs Ann Scullion, Mother, Drumenee, Balleghy, County Derry, Ireland
9 NZ War Graves Project Details of Rifleman Patrick Scullion including grave photo
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