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14617699   Lance Corporal Frederick Lindsay McLernon
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 09/08/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 04/11/1912
Died: 12/12/1944 (Unknown)
Age: 32
Frederick Lindsay McLernon was the son of Francis and Martha McLernon. He was born on 4th November 1912. He had a twin sister, Frances. They were the youngest of the family. His father had a grocerís shop in Magherafelt. Frederick attended the Rainey School. He was the husband of Jean McLernon. They had a son. Frederick McLernon served with the Royal Ulster Rifles in World War Two. Lance Corporal Frederick McLernon was attached to the 2nd Battalion of the London Irish Rifles when he died on 12th December 1944 in Italy.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Santerno Valley War Cemetery
  Imola, Tuscany
Grave Ref: Grave II-E-14
CWGC Casualty 1715673
Santerno Valley War Cemetery is about 32 kilometres south-west of Imola and a little south of the main road (SP610) from Imola to Firenzuola. Imola is a town on the SS9 halfway between Bologna and Forli.
Local Memorial Details

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

No Name Page
1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWII 115
2 Rainey Endowed Roll of Honour WW2 04
References and Links
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1 1901 census lists McLernon family Lists family at house 8 in Market Street, Magherafelt, Londonderry
2 1911 census lists McLernon family Lists family at house 39 in Queen Street, Magherafelt, Londonderry
3 Castledawson War Dead Details of Lance Corporal Frederick McLernon
4 London Irish Rifles - December 1944 L/Corporal Frederick McLernon - only man died on the day
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lance Corporal Frederick McLernon's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023