9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
09/05/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Thomas Andrew Irvine was the son of John James and Eliza Anne Irvine. He was born on 2nd May 1894 in Ranenly, Fivemiletown. He was one of at least twelve children. They were a farming family. Thomas was a section leader of the Ulster Volunteer Force. Corporal Thomas A Irvine was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds in France on 9th May 1916.
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.