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22162   Private Matthew Haggerty
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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: 07/06/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Summary      
Matthew Haggerty was the Son of Samuel and Jane Haggerty, of Enagh Row, Caledon, County Tyrone. He wa born about 1896 in Tyrone. There is a possibility that the family name is Hegarty. The 1911 census refers the family as Hegarty. The 1911 census records Matthew as a 15 year old Mill Worker Woollen. His father worked as a Railway Worker Navvy. Private Matthew Haggerty was with the 7th/8th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died on 7th June 1917 at the Battle of Messines. He was 22 years old.
Further Information
Matthew Haggerty was the Son of Samuel and Jane Haggerty, of Enagh Row, Caledon, County Tyrone. He was born about 1896 in Tyrone.
There is a possibility that the family name is Hegarty. The 1911 census refers the family as Hegarty.
The 1911 census records Matthew as a 15 year old Mill Worker Woollen. His father worked as a Railway Worker Navvy.
Matthew Haggerty enlisted in Belfast.
Private Matthew Haggerty was with the 7th/8th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died on 7th June 1917 at the Battle of Messines. He was 22 years old.
Last Will and Testament of Matthew Haggerty:
'In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my father Sam Haggerty, Enagh House, Caledon, County Tyrone, Ireland. Haggert M, Private 7/8th Royal Irish Fusiliers, 22162. 5th June 1917'
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Enagh Row, Caledon Caledon Census listing in Enagh Row, Caledon 54.359032 -6.841657
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1 1911 Census lists Hegarty family Lists Matthew as age 15, a Mill Worker Woollen, at house 6 in Enagh, Caledon, Tyrone
2 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Matthew Haggerty
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