Thomas McCornish was the youngest son of James and Mary McComish. There are many derivatives of the spelling of the surname. He was born on 30th April 1890. He was the youngest of at least six children, all born in the Coalisland area. By 1901 the family had moved to the Shankill in Belfast. His father was a flax dresser. It seems Thomas went to live the north of England. Thomas initially enlisted with the Royal Irish Rifles, but later served with the Northumberland Fusiliers. Private Thomas McCornish died on 30th August 1918 in Belfast.
From Dungannon take M1.Take the King's Hall exit. Proceed along Kennedy Way. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Andersonstown Rd. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Falls Rd. Destination will be on the left.