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10660   Private Thomas James Kernaghan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 04/12/1915 (Died)
Age: 20
Summary      
Thomas James Kernaghan was the oldest son of Thomas and Sarah Kernaghan of Augher. He was born in County Tyrone about 1897. The 1901 census records Thomas as 4 years old. The family is living at Annaloughan, Augher. Thomas senior is a farmer. The 1911 census records Thomas senior as having died about 1909. Thomas is no longer living with the family at Annaloughan, Augher. Private Thomas James Kernaghan (was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died 4th December 1915, aged 18.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery
  Rouen, Seine-Maritime, 4
Grave Ref: Grave A-15-18
CWGC Casualty 515280
Summary      
St Sever Cemetery and St. Sever Cemetery Extension are located within a large communal cemetery situated on the eastern edge of the southern Rouen suburbs of Le Grand Quevilly and Le Petit Quevilly. If approaching Rouen from the north, head for the centre of town and cross over the river Seine, following signs for Caen. Follow this route until you get to the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), then take the first exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If approaching Rouen from the south, follow the N138 (Avenue des Canadiens) towards the centre of town. At the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), take the fourth exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If arriving on foot, take the metro to St Sever Metro Station, then follow the Avenue de Caen until you get to the Avenue de la Liberation, then take this road and follow this, which will become the Boulevard du 11 Novembre. At the end of this road is the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout. Take the first exit from this into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left.
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Local Memorial Details

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1 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - South West Face - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Clogher
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1 1901 Census lists Kernaghan family Lists Thomas as age 4 living with the family at house 3 in Annaloughan, Augher
2 1911 Census lists Kernaghan family Does not list Thomas as living with the family at house 8 in Annaloughan, Augher
3 1911 Census may list Thomas Kernaghan Possible listing of Thomas, aged 14, living at house 14 in Main Street, Augher
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Thomas Kernaghan