Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
13503   Private Ernest Corr
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 07/02/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Ernest Corr is recorded as being born in Caledon, County Armagh, which implies he was born on the eastern side of Caledon in County Armagh. Ernest Corr enlisted at Finner Camp in County Donegal. Private Ernest Corr was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. Private Ernest Corr has no known grave and is commemorated on pier and face 4D and 5B on the Thiepval Memorial in France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 759591
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave. It is near the village of Thiepval, Picardy in France. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, Thiepval has been described as "the greatest executed British work of monumental architecture of the twentieth century"
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
2 Caledon Church Of Ireland - WWI Roll of Honour Caledon
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1 1901 Census lists an Ernest Corr Possibly lists Ernest as age 23 living with his grandmother at house 1 in Churchill St. Caledon, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists an Ernest Corr Possibly lists Ernest as age 29 living at house 25 in Church Street, Caledon, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023