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Private William Bogan

8th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Service No: 29395

William Bogan grave





Personal details

Born / Resided

Mullanboys, Inver, Co. Donegal / Coatbridge


Died of Wounds 29/08/1917 Belgium




Lochrin Iron Works


20 / DOB - 27/04/1897

Buried / Remembered

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West - Vlaanderen, Belgium

Family Information

Son of John and Mary Bogan of 28 Kildonan St, Coatbridge. See photos for more information on Williams Family.

Additional Information

Williams older brother Thomas James died 13 days earlier (7th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers) and is remembered on the Addenda panel on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was only added here on the 15th June 2009. He died on the opening day of the Battle of Langemark with William falling later on in the battle. He is not on the Coatbridge Memorial (see photo) Williams grave inscription reads " YOUR BODY MAY MINGLE IN FOREIGN CLAY BUT IN OUR THOUGHTS EVER YOU STAY " For another view of Williams grave (see photos). Both brothers remembered on the St Patricks Church Roll of Honour

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