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17684   Private Thomas Joseph Sheridan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 12/10/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 20
Thomas Joseph Sheridan was the son of James and Mary Sheridan. Thomas was born about 1895. Military records suggest he was born in Sixmilecross, County Tyrone. The census records that he was born in County Monaghan. Thomas Sheridan enlisted in Omagh. Private Thomas Sheridan was serving with the 5th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling when he was wounded. Private Sheridan died of wounds on Tuesday 12th October 1915 in Alexandria. He was 20 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Alexandria Chatby War Mem/Cem.
  Chatby, Alexandria
Grave Ref: Grave F-22
CWGC Casualty 109822
Chatby is a district on the eastern side of the city of Alexandria, between the main dual carriageway to Aboukir (known as Al Horaya) and the sea. The Cemetery is located centrally within the main Alexandria Cemetery complex, which is bordered by Al Horaya on the south and the electric tramway which is parallel with Sharia Champollion on the north. Visitors can reach the entrance to the cemetery along the road Sharia Anubis, which lies centrally north/south through the cemetery area.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Armagh Dead in the Great War 152
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Sheridan family Lists Thomas as age 8 living with the family at house 8 in Carrickaness, Glenaul, Armagh
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 Private James Sheridan Brother of Private Thomas Sheridan
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Thomas Sheridan's headstone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023