Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
38780   Private John Hunter
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 15th Battalion, Royal Scots (British Army)
Died: 22/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 46
John Hunter was the son of Edward Hunter. He was born in Bellaghy, County Londonderry about 1871. He was the husband of Elizabeth Hunter. John enlisted in Glasgow. Private John Hunter was serving with the 15th Battalion of the Royal Scots when he was killed in action on Monday 22nd October 1917. He was 46 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 11-14 +162
CWGC Casualty 1632774
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
Local Memorial Details

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

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1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWI 53
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1910 Ulster Towns Directory Hunter, John, shoe maker
2 Castledawson War Dead Details of Private John Hunter
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023