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27448   Private Thomas Harrison McClean
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 22/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 31/12/1897
Died: 02/04/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 19
Thomas Harrison R McClean was the only son of John and Emily McClean. Thomas McClean was born on 31st December 1897 in the Coalisland. He had an older sister. His father was a farmer. Thomas McClean enlisted in Dungannon. Private Thomas McClean was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was injured. He died of wounds in France on 1st April 1917. He was 19 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Foreste Communal Cemetery
  St. Quentin, Aisne
Grave Ref: Grave II-A-25
CWGC Casualty 286316
Foreste is a village in the Department of the Aisne, situated approximately 14 kilometres west of St. Quentin and approximately 9 kilometres north of Ham. Foreste Communal Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the D34.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McClean family Lists Thomas H R as age 3 living with the family at house 15 in Mullaghateige, Drumaspil, Tyrone
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Dungannon McClean, J. R. B., Millbank, The Bush
3 1911 Census lists McClean family Lists Thomas H R as age 13 living with the family at house 7 in Mullaghteige, Drumaspil, Tyrone
4 Facebook - WW1 Centenary Quilt Details and photo
5 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Thomas McClean
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Thomas McClean's headstone can be purchased here.
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