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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 01/02/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 24th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age:
Summary      
James McLaughlin was born in Maghera. Private James McLaughlin was serving with 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 10B, 11B + 12B
CWGC Casualty 803545
Summary      
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card of Private James McLaughlan can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2019