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36738 Shane Edward Robert O'NEILL, North Irish Horse

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    Casualty
    Lieutenant Colonel O'NEILL, SHANE EDWARD ROBERT
    Service Number 36738
    Died 24/10/1944
    Aged 37
    North Irish Horse, Royal Armoured Corps
    3rd Baron O'Neill. Son of Capt. the Hon. Arthur Edward Bruce O'Neill, M.P., and Lady Annabel O'Neill, of South Kensington, London; husband of Lady O'Neill, of Shane's Castle, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. Lord Lieutenant of Co. Antrim. His father fell in the 1914-1918 War.
    Buried at CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY
    Location: Italy
    Cemetery/memorial reference: XVII, A, 1.
    See cemetery plan


    Brothers:
    49895 Brian Arthur O'NEILL, 1 Irish Guards, also killed WW2
    132246 Terence Marne O'NEILL, Irish Guards


    Father:
    Casualty
    Captain O'NEILL, THE HON. ARTHUR EDWARD BRUCE
    Died 06/11/1914
    Aged 38
    "A" Sqdn., 2nd Life Guards
    Member of Parliament for Mid-Antrim and the first M.P. to be killed during the Great War. Son of 2nd Baron O'Neill and Lady O'Neill, of Shanes Castle, Antrim, Ireland; husband of Lady Annabel O'Neill (now Lady Annabel Dodds). His son Lieutenant Colonel Shane Edward Robert O'Neill fell in the 1939-1945 War.
    Commemorated at YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
    Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
    Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 3.
    See cemetery plan
     
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