Lurgan's Dead from The Great War 1914-18

Charles McGeown

Private McGeown, C.
A Company, 2nd Royal Irish Fusiliers

who died on
Wednesday, 13th January 1915, aged 24

Additional Information:
Son of Francis and Lena McGeown
of 137 Victoria Street, Lurgan

Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Heuvelland,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave or Reference Panel Number:
IV. C. 19.

Lurgan Mail: 23rd January 1915
Mr Francis McGeown, of 137 Victoria Street, on Wednesday received official notification from the War Office that his son, Private Charles McGeown, of the 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, had been killed in action on 13th inst. Deceased who was in the flower of his manhood, having just reached 24 years of age, came home from India with his regiment in December, and prior to proceeding to the front, spent a brief holiday in Lurgan with his relatives. He left for France on 15th December, so that he was scarcely more than a month away before he met his fate.

from information supplied by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Our thanks to Richard Edgar for Additional Information.

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