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307680   Mr Robert Alexander
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Dated added: 25/04/2016   Last updated: 18/07/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force (British Air Force)
Died: 31/10/1918 (Died of Illness)
Age: 21
Robert Alexander was the son of Robert and Martha Alexander. He left Kilrea on 15th October 1918 to enlist. The two men enlisted in Garvagh and were sent to Omagh. From there, they travelled on to Burton Camp in England. A few days after arriving, he was admitted to Blandford Military Hospital in Dorset suffering from influenza, which then developed into pneumonia. Robert Alexander died in hospital on 31st October 1918. He was 21 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Moneydig Presbyterian Church
  Moneydig, Co Londonderry, 
Grave Ref: No Ref
CWGC Casualty -1
Moneydig Presbyterian Church 45 Moneydig Rd, Aghadowey BT51 5JN
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1 Kilrea War Memorial - WW1 Kilrea
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1 Forgotten Heroes of Kilrea 1914-18 90
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