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Pte. Daniel McLaughlin

British Army Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 7th Btn.

from:Bellarena, Limavady

(d.7th Jun 1917)

Daniel McLaughlin was born 1898, to James and Ellen. His sister Miss M. McLaughlin lived in Ballyleighery, Bellarena, Limavady, Co. Londonderry. Daniel lost his life on the 7th of June 1917 and is buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery.

The family wish to obtain as many records of Daniel as possible and none of the family members currently alive have any idea of where Daniel's medals are or where any documents have gone to. We would be grateful for any info or help.

Editors Note: Bailleul is several miles behind the front line and was the location of a number of Casualty Clearing Stations, it is safe to assume that Daniel was wounded in the opening attack of the Battle of Messines, evacuated via the medical routes and succumbed to his injuries whilst being treated at one of the Casualty Clearing Stations.


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