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Can anyone please tell me where the 6th Connaught Rangers were engaged at the time of this man's death.

Name: CONNOR

Initials: B

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: Connaught Rangers

Unit Text: 6th Bn.

Date of Death: 05/05/1916

Service No: 6191

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. H. 12.

Cemetery: DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS

Thank you

Peter

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The LLT has them in the 16th ( Irish Division ),So from March to August they held the Hulluch sector Bethune. ( British Army Handbook ).

all the best Gary.

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Hi,

With his regimental number 3/6191, it would indicate he was originally in the 3rd Battalion and would have enlisted during late May early June 1915.

Regards Mark

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Can anyone please tell me where the 6th Connaught Rangers were engaged at the time of this man's death.

Name: CONNOR

Initials: B

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: Connaught Rangers

Unit Text: 6th Bn.

Date of Death: 05/05/1916

Service No: 6191

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. H. 12.

Cemetery: DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS

Thank you

Peter

Hi Peter,

You will get some information from the following link:http://435728.com/web_documents/connaughtrangers6.htm ... You can also take advantage of the service offered by the National Archives, Kew (DocumentsOnline) who will send you an email with details of the Rangers War Diary for the 5/5/1916. The cost will be £8.50.

Ken Kinsella.

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