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27368   Private Joseph Rafferty
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 09/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Summary      
Joseph Rafferty was the foster son and nephew of Henry and Eliza Anne Heron. Joseph was born about 1895 in Brookeborough, County Fermanagh. The 1901 census lists Joseph Rafferty as living with the Harren family at house 6 in Aughavoory, Corralongford, County Fermanagh. Joseph Rafferty enlisted in Enniskillen. He was living in Fivemiletown at the time. Private Joseph Rafferty was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Saturday 9th September 1916. He was 21 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 1550035
Summary      
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 1 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 39
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1 1901 Census lists 'Harren' family Lists Joseph Rafferty as living with the Harren family at house 6 in Aughavoory, Corrylongford, Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists 'Haron' family Does not list Joseph as living with the Haron family at house 3 in Tattenabuddagh, Corralongford, Fermanagh