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12733   Private Andrew McCartney
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Dated added: 05/09/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Welsh Regiment (British Army)
Died: 30/09/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 50
Andrew McCartney was the son of Robert McCartney. Andrew was born about 1865 in Ballymena. He was the husband of Maggie Ross McCartney. Private Andrew McCartney was serving with the 8th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment when he died on Thursday 30th September 1915. He was 50 years old. His father was living in Portglenone at the time.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Alexandria Chatby Military Cemetery
  Chatby, Alexandria
Grave Ref: Grave D-132
CWGC Casualty 109301
Chatby is a district on the eastern side of the city of Alexandria, between the main dual carriageway to Aboukir (known as Al Horaya) and the sea. The Cemetery is located centrally within the main Alexandria Cemetery complex, which is bordered by Al Horaya on the south and the electric tramway which is parallel with Sharia Champollion on the north. Visitors can reach the entrance to the cemetery along the road Sharia Anubis, which lies centrally north/south through the cemetery area.
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1 Ballymena 1914-1918 Brief details of Private Andrew McCartney
2 Ballymena Weekly War 1915 Details of Private Andrew McCartney
3 National Archives UK Medal card of Private Andrew McCartney can be purchased here
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Andrew McCartney's grave can be purchased here
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