Lurgan's Dead from The Great War 1914-18

John McIlmurray

We Will Remember Them

Private J.McIlmurray
6th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders

who died on
Monday 9 April 1917. Age 26.

Additional Information:
Son of Henry and Mary McIlmurray,
of 43, North St., Lurgan.

Lurgan Mail: 21st April 1917:
Mr Henry McIlmurray, North Street, Lurgan, has received intimation during the week from the officer commanding the Platoon that his youngest son, John McIlmurray, Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action on 9th inst., when he was shot attending to a wounded comrade. Deceased who is only 25 years of age, enlisted in November 1915, and went to the front a year ago. Prior to enlisting he worked with his father as a tailor.

Pas de Calais, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number:
Bay 8

John McIllmurray
Our thanks to Jon Grant for this photo

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. Our thanks to Richard Edgar for additional information

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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