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24217   Private Peter Mallon
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 08/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Peter Mallon was the second son of John and Catherine Mallon. He was born about 1896. The family lived in Church Street, Cookstown. Peter worked as a doffing master in a linen mill. Private Peter Mallon was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Tuesday 9th October 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Croisilles British Cemetery
  Croisilles, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Grave 2-C-2
CWGC Casualty 615495
Croisilles is a village about 13 kilometres south-east of Arras. Croisilles British Cemetery is 300 metres along Rue Eugene Hornez, to the south west of the village centre, off the road to St. Leger (D9).
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 1927 Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 223
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Mallon family 1901 census lists Peter as age 5 at house 10 in Church Street, Cookstown
2 1911 Census lists Mallon family 1911 census lists Peter as age 15 at house 91 in Church Street, Cookstown
3 Poor photo of Private Peter Mallon's grave can be purchased here
4 Lisburn and the Great War Details of Private David O’Hara, who may have died in the same shell hole
5 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Gravestone photo of Peter Mallon can be purchased here.
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023