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Private Luke O`Neill

1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers
Service No: 22128

Luke O`Neill grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Roderick and Mary Ann O`Neill of Portglenone, Co. Antrim

Born / Resided

Gortfad, Portglenone, Co. Antrim / 66j Coats St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 12/10/1916

Enlisted

Coatbridge 24/06/1915

Employed

Labourer in Tennents Foundry

Age

21 / DOB - 25/03/1894

Buried / Remembered

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Additional Information

Luke was Killed in Action near Eacourt and was 1 of 76 of his Battalion Killed on the 12/10/1916. He was confined to barracks in Belfast after being absent for 24 hours on the 23/10/1915. Also remembered on the St Patricks Church Roll of Honour and on the Ballymena War Memorial (see photos). See photos for Lukes name on the Thiepval Memorial

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