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18/02/2018 Samuel was returned to hospital in England, but his condition gradually worsened.
18/02/2018 Samuel Magee was a son of Samuel and Annie Magee. Samuel was born in Cookstown about 1884.
18/02/2018 There was a Samuel McGeagh, born in Cookstown on 27th December 1886. His mother’s maiden name was Mackell. GRONI Ref U/1887/99/1009/16/76.
18/02/2018 According to a newspaper report, Samuel was an Orangeman.
18/02/2018 Samuel was with husband of Sarah Jackson Magee.
18/02/2018 Prior to the war, Samuel Magee had previously served in India and South Africa.
18/02/2018 Samuel Magee enlisted in Belfast. He was living in Greenock, west of Glasgow.
18/02/2018 The Greenock Telegraph dated 16th May 1917 reports that Sergeant Samuel Magee was wounded. He received severe gunshots to face.
18/02/2018 Lance Sergeant Samuel Magee was serving with the 1st Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment when he died of wounds at Nottingham War Hospital on Thursday 24th May 1917. He was 33 years old.
18/02/2018 Sergeant Samuel Magee was buried in Greenock Cemetery with full military honours.
18/02/2018 At the time of his death, his wife was living at 28 Sir Michael Street, Greenock. His parents were living at 3 Crescent Street, Greenock.
18/02/2018 In his will, Samuel left all to his wife.
18/02/2018 In 1924 the War Memorial Committee of Greenock published a volume to mark the completion of the Greenock War Memorial in Wellpark. Lance Sergeant Samuel Magee is listed in that book.
18/02/2018 The CWGC record Lance Sergeant S Magee as the son of Samuel and Annie Magee of 38, Main Street, Greenock. He is also recorded as the husband of Sarah Jackson Magee.
18/02/2018 From an unknown Scottish newspaper:
18/02/2018 Magee – Died of wounds at Nottingham War Hospital on 24th May, Sergeant Samuel Magee, beloved husband of Sarah Jackson, 28 Sir Michael Street, and third beloved son of Samuel and Annie Magee, 3 Crescent Street. Funeral, with military honours, on Monday First, at 3pm, from the house 28 Sir Michael Street. Friends and brother Orangemen kindly invited to attend.
18/02/2018 Samuel had gone to France at the outbreak of the war in August 1914.
17/02/2018 Last Will and Testament of Lance Sergeant Samuel Magee
30/12/2015 In the event of my death, I give to my wife all my personal effects to my wife Mrs Sarah Magee, 28 Sir Michael Street, Greenock.
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