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9873   Private Herbert Igoe
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 02/06/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 08/05/1888
Died: 09/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 29
Herbert Igoe was the son of William and Isabella Igoe. He was born on 8th May 1887 in Moy, County Tyrone. He was one of ten children, nine surviving, all born in the Dungannon area. By 1911 he had left school and was a shop assistant. His father was a horse dealer and trainer. Herbert Igoe enlisted in Glasgow. Private Herbert Igoe was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards when he died on 9th October 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 10-11
CWGC Casualty 1632942
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWI Moy
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Igoe family Lists Herbert as age 13, a shop assistant, living with the family at house 18 in Dungannon Street, Moy, Tyrone
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Moy Igoe, William, horse trainer, Dungannon Street
3 1911 Census lists Igoe family Does not list Herbert as living with the family at house 8 in Derry Town, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
4 Photo of Herbert Igoe's memorial inscription
5 Geneology website - Geni Family details
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023