Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
12190   Private Leslie McIlree
Dated added: 20/04/2019
Last updated: 15/06/2019
Personal Details
6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
 (Survived The War)
Leslie McIlree was listed on Panel Two of the World War One memorial in Coagh Orange Hall to those who served. He was one of eight brothers who served, four of whom were listed on the memorial. He was the son of John and Eliza Martha McIlree. He was born in 1886 in the Coagh area. By 1901 Leslie had left school and was a linen weaver. Private Leslie McIlree served with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in World War One.
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists McIlree family Lists Leslie as age 14 with the family at house 6 in Dufless Tullaghoge
2 1911 Census lists McIlree family Does not list Leslie with the family at house 23 in Tullyveagh, Red Row Village, Coagh, Tyrone
3 Ancestry (subscription) Leslie McIlree military document (1 no)
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Coagh & District in WW1