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20787   Private Henry Strain
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
Henry Strain was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone. Henry enlisted in Omagh. Private Henry Strain was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. Private Henry Strain has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 1554978
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

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1 Castlecaulfield Church Of Ireland - WWI Roll of Honour Castlecaulfield
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Henry Strain Lists Henry as age 17, working as a farm servant at house 7 in Cavanreagh, Six Mile Cross, Tyrone
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018