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24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford 02215
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford The CWGC record Lance Sergeant Tom Radford as the son of Thomas Edgar and Evelyn Radford of Belgrave, Leicester.
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford Lance Sergeant Thomas Radford’s remains were brought home to England and he was buried in Leicester (Belgrave) Cemetery.
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford Lance Sergeant Thomas Radford was serving with the 1/5th Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment in Northern Ireland during World War Two when he was killed as the result of a motor accident on 12th August 1940 near Caledon. He was 21 years old.
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford Thomas Radford was the son of Thomas Edgar and Evelyn Radford. He was born about 1919.
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford Captain Phillips, Army M.O., gave evidence of the cause of death and paid a tribute to the civilians and police whom attended the other injured occupants.
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford The driver, Private R H Walls, in a statement said the truck, which was doing 15-20 miles an hour, swerved and left the road after passing two children.
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford A verdict of death from traumatic asphyxia and fracture of the right ribs following injuries sustained when an army truck in which he was travelling left the road and crashed into a field near Caledon was the verdict returned by Dr A M Elliott, J.P. (Coroner), at Caledon, on an inquest on Sergeant Thomas Radford, who was pinned underneath the vehicle when it tumbled over in the field. Eight other soldier occupants were injured.
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford 02214
24/12/2019 L/Sgt Thomas Radford From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 24th August 1940: Tyrone Fatality – Soldier Killed
16/12/2019 R/man Frank Campbell In loving memory of my dear brothers, Charles and Frank Campbell, 10th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles (South Belfast Volunteers), killed in action 1917. In fond remembrance by their sister and brother-in-law, Ellen and W J McVey.
16/12/2019 R/man Frank Campbell 02213
16/12/2019 R/man Frank Campbell From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 25th November 1939: Remembrance Day - Stewartstown
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright 02212
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright A list of 93 passengers of the Athenia, now officially reported missing, was issued on Monday – five weeks after the liner was sunk by a German submarine. Nine of the victims had Ulster connections. They are: David Wright (63), laundty manager, Tyrone address – Killshannagh.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright 02211
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 14th October 1939:
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright David Wright has no known grave. Her name is listed in the Civilian War Dead Roll of Honour at St. George’s Chapel at Westminster Abbey in London.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright The Athenia was the first British ship sunk by Germany during World War Two. 117 passengers and crew died. Germany denied sinking the Athenia at the time.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright David Wright was described as being a 63 year old laundry manager, a US citizen.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright On 3rd September 1939 when it was attacked and sunk by a German U-boat in the Atlantic, 340 miles off the Donegal coast.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright On 1st September 1939, SS Athenia left Glasgow for Montreal via Liverpool and Belfast. She carried 1,103 passengers, including about 500 Jewish refugees, 469 Canadians, 311 US citizens and 72 UK subjects, and 315 crew. David Wright was a passenger on board SS Athenia.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright The 1911 census lists a David Wright, aged 37, living with his sister at house 13 in Kilmore, Minterburn.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright The 1901 census lists a David Wright, aged 29, living at house 17 in Kilmore, Minterburn, County Tyrone. Both David and his father were farmers.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright According to newspaper reports, David was from Killshannagh, County. Tyrone. This is almost certainly Kilsannagh. Kilsannagh borders Kilmore.
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright Known family: John Wright, Mary Wright (born about 1861), David Wright (born about 1872), Lizzie Wright (born about 1878).
15/12/2019 Unknown David Wright David Wright was the son of John Wright. He was born about 1872 in County Tyrone.
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