Remembering Today 6/1/43 and 7/1/43 Fusilier:O.McIlroy,7013152,1st Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Fusilier MCILROY, OWEN
    Service Number 7013152

    Died Between 06/01/1943 and 07/01/1943

    Aged 23

    1st Bn.
    Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

    Husband of Mary McIlroy, of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
    Casualty
    Commemorated at RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Location: Myanmar
    Number of casualties: 26857

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Face 11.
     
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: Owen McIlroy
    Given Initials: O
    Rank: Fusilier
    Death Date: Jan 1943
    Number: 7013152
    Birth Place: Belfast
    Residence: Belfast
    Regiment at Enlistment: Royal Ulster Rifles
    Branch at Enlistment: Infantry
    Theatre of War: Burma
    Regiment at Death: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
    Branch at Death: Infantry

    Probable birth details
    Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958
    Name: Owen McIlroy
    Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1919
    Registration district: Belfast
    Birth Country: Ireland
    Volume: 1
    Page: 447
    FHL Film Number: 101078

    TD
     
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  3. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    Pte. McIlroy was reported missing on the 7th January 1943. His unit were fighting the Japanese at Donbaik in the Arakan region of Burma.

    MIA Roll:

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  4. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    NAME: Owen McIlroy
    BIRTH: Dec 1919 - Belfast, Ireland

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