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William McCormick

Rank: Rifleman
Townland: Carrigglass (Carrickglass),
Town/Village: Killoe, Co. Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Killoe
Alternative Address: Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Irish Regiment, 7th Battalion; [Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion]
Regiment Number: 26599; [30994]
Date of Death: 31-10-1918
Cause: Killed in action, 100 Days Offensive, France
Memorial: Kooigem Churchyard, Kortrijk, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

William was born in Killoe, and his residence is recorded as being Carryglas [sic] on his military record.

He is recorded as enlisted for war service in Hamilton, likely on transfer from the Royal Dublin Fusiliers to the Royal Irish Regiment. William was awarded the Military Medal (M.M.) for bravery the month he died. He was killed in action near St. Genois, likely during the final 100 Days Offensive. His widow Mary was his next-of-kin. 

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