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13661   Corporal Thomas Andrew Irvine
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 09/05/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 22
Thomas Andrew Irvine was the son of John James and Eliza Anne Irvine of Ranenly, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone. Thomas was born about 1894 in Ranenly, Fivemiletown. The 1901 census records Thomas as 6 years old. He was living with the family at Ranenly, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone. His father was a farmer. The 1911 census records Thomas as 17 years old. His occupation was described as farmerís son. Corporal Thomas A. Irvine was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when de died on 9th May 1916, age 22.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Beauval Communal Cemetery
  Beauval, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave E-18
CWGC Casualty 35009
Beauval is a village on the main road (N25) between Amiens and Doullens, about 24 kilometres north of Amiens and 6 kilometres south of Doullens. Beauval Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the village at the end of a by-road leading off the main road - Rue de l'Eglise.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - South West Face - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Clogher
2 St John's Church Fivemiletown - WWI Roll of Honour Fivemiletown
3 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 1 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 22
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Irvine family Lists Thomas A as age 6 living with the family at house 2 in Ranenly, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Irvine family Lists Thomas A as age 17 living with the family at house 2 in Ranenly, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Thomas A Irvine
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Thomas Andrew Irvine's headstone can be purchased here.
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