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11/09/2018 The CWGC record Private John Slevin as the son of James and Elizabeth Slevin of Killymoon Street, Cookstown.
11/09/2018 Private John Slevin is also commemorated on Cookstown Cenotaph.
11/09/2018 Private John Slevin has no known grave and is commemorated on panel 38-40 on Pozieres Memorial, France.
11/09/2018 Private John Slevin was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Friday 22nd March 1918. He was killed during the retreat from St Quentin during the German Spring Offensive.
11/09/2018 In his late teens John enlisted in Omagh with Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
11/09/2018 The 1911 census lists John as age 12, living with the family at house 11 in Mill Street, Fintona. John was still at school. His father was not living with the family at this time. His mother was a washer woman.
11/09/2018 The 1901 census lists John as age 2, the son of a shoemaker, at house 4 in Fintona Back Street, Fintona, County Tyrone.
11/09/2018 Family: James Slevin, Lizzie Slevin, John Slevin (born 9th May 1898), James Slevin (born 9th May 1898), Margaret Slevin (born 8th February 1901), Catherine Slevin (born 8th February 1901).
11/09/2018 John Slevin and his twin brother James Slevin were born in Fintona, Omagh, County Tyrone, on 9th May 1898. He was one of four children, all of whom were twins.
11/09/2018 John Slevin was the son of James and Elizabeth Slevin. James Slevin and Elizabeth Stars were married on 7th October 1896 in the district of Omagh.
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