Private William Entwistle

Private William Entwistle (aged 22) of the Royal Marine Light Infantry Regiment (Ballyarigan in Kilcatherine parish near Castletownbere)

Date of incident: 1 July 1920

Sources: Death Certificate (Kilcatherine District, Union of Castletown), 1 July 1920; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead.aspx?cpage=1 (accessed 31 October 2014). 

Note: Private Entwistle died on 1 July 1920 of a gunshot wound that led within two hours to cardiac failure. He was stationed near Castletownbere and was buried there in St Finian’s Cemetery. The CWGC website gives 23 as his age at death

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