2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
02/11/1914 (Died of Wounds)
Joseph Sloan was a son of George and Elizabeth Sloan. Joseph Sloan was born on 21st May 1881 at Grange, Cookstown. Around 1904, when he was 23, he left for Scotland and worked in Coatbridge. Joseph Sloan joined the Royal Scottish Fusiliers and was on the Reserve. He was called up when war was declared and left Scotland for the continent in September 1914. He was wounded on 21st October 1914. He was transferred to Cork a week later. Private Joseph Sloan was serving with the D Company, 2nd Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers when he died of wounds at Cork Military on Monday 2nd November 1914.