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10352   Private Thomas Lagan
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (British Army)
Died: 21/01/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Thomas Lagan was born in Draperstown. Private Thomas Lagan was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) when he died on Thursday 21st January 1915. Private Thomas Lagan is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. Boulogne and Wimereux formed one of the chief hospital areas during World War One.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
  Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Grave III-C-62
CWGC Casualty 47575
Boulogne-sur-Mer is a large Channel port. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, one of the town cemeteries, lies in the district of St Martin Boulogne, just beyond the eastern (Chateau) corner of the Citadel (Haute-Ville). The cemetery is a large civil cemetery, split in two by the Rue de Dringhen, just south of the main road (RN42) to St Omer. The Commonwealth War Graves plot is located down the western edge of the southern section of the cemetery, with an entrance in the Rue de Dringhen. Car parking is available along the Rue de Dringhen.
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Thomas Lagan's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023