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Marcus Edgcumbe McCausland

Male 1933 - 1972  (38 years)


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  • Name Marcus Edgcumbe McCausland 
    Born 8 Sep 1933  Drenagh, Co. Derry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Mar 1972  Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Murdered by the IRA
    Person ID I1391  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2018 

    Father Conolly Robert McCausland, M.C. D.L. J.P.,   b. 11 Jul 1906, Drenagh, Limavady, Co. Londonderry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1968, Tonbridge, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Margaret Louisa Edgcumbe,   b. 21 Mar 1912, Watford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1988, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1932  Watford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Captain Marcus McCausland, as an officer in the Ulster Defence Regiment, became the first soldier to be murdered by the Official IRA on 4th March 1972 when he was kidnapped while travelling home after visiting friends in Donegal. He was the third generation of the McCausland family to serve as a Unionist Councillor in the Limavady area following the footsteps of his Grandfather Maurice and father Conolly.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1933 - Drenagh, Co. Derry, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Mar 1972 - Donegal, Ireland Link to Google Earth
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