Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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04/01/2019 Private David Cushley, Highland Light Infantry (son of Mr John Cushley, Upperlands) is home on leave.
04/01/2019 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 23rd February 1918: Upperlands
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Corporal David John Cushley as the son of John and Mary Cushley, of Upperlands, Co. Derry.
30/12/2015 Corporal David Cushley is buried in Canada Farm Cemetery, less than ten kilometres from north west of Ypres.
30/12/2015 Corporal David Cushley was serving with the 15th Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when he died on 21st March 1918. He was 25 years old.
30/12/2015 David, like so many others in Upperlands, was employed by William Clark & Sons Ltd.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census lists David John as age 19, living with the family at house 48 in Upperlands, Swatragh, County Londonderry. David was employed as an office clerk.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census David J as age 9, living with the family at house 15 in Upperlands, Swatragh, County Londonderry. His father’s occupation was given as ‘Dying in Bleach Green’.
30/12/2015 Family: John Cushley, Mary Cushley, Mary Eliza Cushley (born about 1890), Maggie Cushley (born about 1891), David John Cushley (born about 1892), Bob Cushley (born about 1893), Nannie / Hannie Cushley (born about 1895), Jessie Cushley (born about 1898).
30/12/2015 David John Cushley was born about 1892 in Upperlands, County Londonderry.
30/12/2015 David Cushley was the son John and Mary Cushley. John Cushley married Mary Henry on 14th May 1888 in the parish of Magherafelt.
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