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Offline BRI54

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Re: 1st Bn - Royal Irish Regiment
« Reply #9 on: Friday 02 March 18 20:07 GMT (UK) »
His grave stone is on {find a grave)  MEMORIAL ID   56143633

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Re: 1st Bn - Royal Irish Regiment
« Reply #10 on: Monday 05 March 18 17:10 GMT (UK) »
The battalion war diary is at the National Archives for 3.50 at http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C7353483 and is also on Ancestry.  He is listed in the diary as dying of wounds on 22 Sep after an action at Dompierre about 15 miles from Corbie.  The action, although in the area just south of the Somme river was not part of any major engagement.  The battalion had arrived in the area on 19th and the only record of someone being sent to hospital is on 20th which may well be when he was actually wounded.

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