Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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03/12/2016
03/12/2016 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 19th May 1916:
03/12/2016 Private T Mossey, son of Eliza Mossey, Augher
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30/12/2015 The 1901 census records Thomas as 5 years old. The family is living at Main Street, Augher. Thomas's father David is a farm labourer.
30/12/2015 By 1911, Thomas's father had died. His mother still lived in Main Street, Augher. She worked as a washerwoman. Thomas no longer lived with the family.
30/12/2015 Thomas Mossey enlisted in Augher.
30/12/2015 Private Thomas Mossey served with "C" company, in the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
30/12/2015 Private Thomas James Mossey was killed in action at Authuile, in the Somme region on 8th May 1916. He was aged 21.
30/12/2015 Thomas James Mossey was the son of David and Eliza Mossey. He was born in Augher, Co. Tyrone about 1895.
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 25 May 1916:
30/12/2015 Other casualties officially reported in the Inniskillings are :- Killed Privates G Walker and T Mossy (Augher) ; Wounded - Privates G Caddoo (Greystone), G R Bryan (Dungannon), Jack Williamson (Benburb) and Lace-Corporal J Kerr (Coalisland)
30/12/2015 Private Thomas James Mossey is buried in Authuile Military Cemetery.
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30/12/2015 Family: David Mossey, Eliza Mossey, Lizzie Mossey (born about 1890), David Samuel Mossey (born about 1890) , Harry Mossey (born about 1894), Thomas James Mossey (born about 1896), Richard Mossey (born about 1899).
30/12/2015 Thomas Mossey's brother, David Samuel Massey, also died in the First World War.
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