The regimental War Diaries are held at The UK National Archives and as of April 2020 have been made available for free download*. They are the official unit war diaries for the British Army that contain records of daily activities, including casualties. They are not personal diaries.
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Date of death: 01/12/1917
Cemetery: GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
Private Michael Hoban
Date of death: 01/12/1917 (aged 21)
Cemetery: ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT
Son of William and Ellen Hoban, of Cuffs Grange, Desort, Co. Kilkenny.