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22071   Private Francis McGlade
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 15/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Francis McGlade was the son of Elizabeth McGlade. Francis was born in Maghera. Francis McGlade enlisted in in Belfast. He had formerly seen service with the Connaught Rangers (No 3656).Private Francis McGlade was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was reported missing in action at Gallipoli on 10th August 1915. It was confirmed by a report in the Glasgow Evening Times on 16th December 1916 that Private Francis McGlade had been killed in action that day.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Panel 190-196
CWGC Casualty 690947
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.
References and Links
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1 Evening Times ROH Nov-Dec 1916 Private Francis McGlade MIA, presumed dead.
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 Royal Dublin Fusiliers - 6th Battalion Details of Private Francis McGlade
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