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    Capt Despard Tank Regiment Queens Co

    Whilst researching a Irish soldier 2nd Lt E.R.Despard Tank Regiment, who attended the Royal School at Armagh I discovered his sister Mary Elizabeth, married. James S. S. Mowbray, Esq., of Killeany, Queen's Co., temp. Capt. The Black Watch (R. Highlanders), who died. (killed in action)
    1915.

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    Cpt Mowbray was killed on the first day of the battle of Loos. He was in command of D Coy 8th Black Watch in the front line trench when a shell exploded killing him and his Lt H.S.Sanderson.

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    Thanks Ron

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