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22400   Private John McMullan
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 19/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 10/01/1891
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
John McMullan was the son of Hugh and Catherine McMullan. He was born on 10th January 1891 in Dunloy, County Antrim. His father was a road surfaceman and a labourer and they lived near Dunloy. John was a tailor. John McMullan went on to live in Swatragh. Private John McMullan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. He was 25 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 16C
CWGC Casualty 803798
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Kilrea War Memorial - WW1 Kilrea
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 Forgotten Heroes of Kilrea 1914-18 25
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McMullan family 1901 census lists John as age 10 living with the family at house 31 in Knockans, Dirraw, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists McMullan family 1911 census lists John as age 20 living with the family at house 5 in Mullans, Dirraw, Antrim
3 Ballymena 1914-1918 Details of Private John McMullen
4 Friends of the 36th Details of Private John McMullen
5 National Archives UK Medal Card of Private John McMullen can be purchased here
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