Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
25508   Private Charles Galway
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Dated added: 27/09/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 23
Charles Galway was born in Moneyglass, just north of Toome, about 1893. Charles Galway enlisted in Belfast. Private Charles Galway was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916. The CWGC record Private Charles Galway as the husband of Lena Galway of 46 Belgrave Street, Belfast.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 750663
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.
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 National Archives UK Medal card of Private Charles Galway can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023