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9301   Private Frank Duffy
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Dated added: 12/06/2018   Last updated: 22/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (British Army)
Died: 01/11/1914 (Killed in Action)
Age: 30
Frank Duffy was born in either America or County Derry, about 1884. Frank was raised by his grandfather, P Clerkin at Corlecky, Swatragh, County Derry. Private Frank Duffy was serving with the 74th Foot, 2nd Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when he was killed in action at Ypres on Sunday 1st November 1914.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 38
CWGC Casualty 1610699
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
References and Links
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1 1901 census lists Frank Duffie Lists Frank as age 17, living at house 8 in Corlacky, Swatragh, Londonderry
2 Menin Gate South book Details of Private Frank Duffey
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
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