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1151   Rifleman Thomas Hunter
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 16th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 11/10/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 23
Summary      
Thomas A Hunter was the son of John and Margaret Hunter. Thomas was born in Saloo, County Monaghan about 1894. By 1911 the family had moved to Caledon, Tyrone. Thomas, his brother and his father were all working as farm labourers. Thomas Hunter was formerly soldier no. 19452, in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Rifleman Thomas Hunter was serving with the 16th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was injured in France & Flanders. Rifleman Hunter died of his wounds on 11th October 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery
  Rocquigny, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-C-19
CWGC Casualty 244022
Summary      
Rocquigny and Equancourt are two villages in the Department of the Somme, some 13 kilometres north of Peronne and 12 kilometres south-east of Bapaume. Rocquigny and Equancourt are approximately 8 kilometres apart and the Rocquigny-Equancourt British Cemetery lies about halfway between the two villages on the north side of the road just west of the crossing road from Etricourt to Ytres.
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Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Hunter family Lists Thomas as age 6 living with the family at house 4 in Selloo, Clones, Monaghan
2 1911 Census lists Hunter family Lists Thomas as age 16 living with the family at house 12 in Millberry, Caledon, Tyrone
3 Armagh War Memorial Details of Thomas Hunter
4 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Thomas Hunter, Born Saloo, County Monaghan
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018