George Gallagher


Name:   George Gallagher
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service:   Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text:   7th (Blythswood) Battalion (Territorial).
Age:   20
Born:   Bellaghy
Enlisted:   Glasgow
Residence:   Castledawson
Date of Death:   25/08/1915
Service No:   2225
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead. KIA.
Grave/Memorial Ref:   Panel 173 to 177.
Cemetery:   Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Additional information:   Son of William and Margaret Gallagher, of Hillhead, Castledawson. George joined the army before war broke out. According to reports he volunteered to go for water and was shot by a sniper.

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