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John Gillin (Gillen)

Rank: Corporal
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Town/Village: New York City, New York,
Civil Parish:
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Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: Ennybegs, Co. Longford;
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: U.S. Army, 106th Infantry Battalion, "B" Company; [14th Infantry]
Regiment Number: 1026770
Date of Death: 07-11-1918
Cause: Died of wounds
Memorial: Somme American Cemetery, Bony, Somme, France
Information:

John was likely born John Gillan* in Corlea, on the 31 May 1893, before the family moved to Ennybegs. 

John enlisted in the National Guard in the 14th Infantry before transferring to the 106th, and was deployed to the Western Front from the 10 May 1918 until his death on 7 November 1918 from wounds received in action.

Parents Names: Son of Bernard Gillan and Elizabeth (née Cosgrove), Ennybegs, Co. Longford.
Notes: *Different spellings of the surname, including Gillan, Gillen, Gillin are used in different records.
Links:

Link to ABMC entry; likely Civil Record of Birth

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