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7 May 1916: SP/2101 Pte. Herbert Curran, ‘C’ Coy, 24th Bn Royal Fusiliers

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Herbert was born at Shankhill, Antrim in 1895. He enlisted at Belfast in 1914. After training in London and Hornchurch, Herbert arrived in France on 15 November 1915. He served on the Artois front for trench aclimatisation. He was killed in action on 7th May 1916 near Fosse 10, Sains-en-Gohelle after his dug-out was hit by a German shell killing…