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22775/DA   Deck Hand Patrick McIlkennon
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Dated added: 08/05/2018   Last updated: 08/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HMS Victory, Royal Navy Reserve Unit (British Navy)
Date Of Birth: 17/03/1901
Died: 19/12/1919 (Died by accident)
Age: 18
Patrick McIlkennon was born in Bellaghy on 17th Mar 1901. Deck Hand Patrick McIlkennon was with HMS Victory with the Royal Naval Reserve when he drowned on 19th December 1919. Deck Hand Patrick McIlkennon is buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery on the outskirts of Plymouth.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery
  Portsmouth, Hampshire, 9
Grave Ref: Grave B-12-8
CWGC Casualty 3055928
Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery is located in Gosport, on the outskirts of Portsmouth. This cemetery is also known as Clayhall Royal Naval Cemetery. A Visitor Information Panel has recently been installed at Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery to provide information about the war casualties buried here.
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1 1901 census lists Patrick Overend Lists Patrick as a baby at house 5 in Drumanee Lower, Bellaghy, Londonderry
2 1911 census lists Brigid Harte Lists nok Brigid as age 21 at house 10 in Cornastauk, Manorhamilton, Leitrim
3 Casualty Lists 1918-1939 Deck Hand, RNR, DA 22775, Victory, 19 December 1919, drowned
4 Photo of Deck Hand Patrick McIlkennon's grave
5 National Archives UK Royal Naval Reserve Medal Card
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Deck Hand Patrick McIlkennon's grave can be purchased here
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