Lurgan's Dead from The Great War 1914-18

William Thomas Irwin

We Will Remember Them

Lance Corporal W. Irwin
9th Bn., Royal Irish Fusiliers

who died on
Friday 16 May 1919. Age 19

Additional Information:
Son of Robert and Sarah M. Irwin,
of 90, Edward St., Lurgan

William enlisted under-age in 1916, was sent to France in 1918, he was captured after only two days at the front, he was a prisoner of war in Dulmen, Westphalia, Germany and was repatriated in January 1919, he fell ill and died of diabetes in Belfast on 16 May 1919.

Grave or Reference Panel Number:

William Thomas Irwin

Our thanks to Jim McIllmurray for records he has provided of the sons of Lurgan who gave their lives in the war to end all wars, and to Nick Metcalfe and for additional information and photos.

We make this information freely available to genealogists and Family Historians, but at no time may this information be used on a pay site or sold for profit.

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