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17770   Private Thomas James Mossey
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 18/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/08/1895
Died: 08/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Summary      
Thomas James Mossey was the son of David and Eliza Mossey. He was born in Augher, County Tyrone on 12th August 1895. He one of five children, all born in the Clogher area. The family is living at Main Street, Augher. Thomasís father David is a farm labourer. Thomas Mossey enlisted in Augher. Private Thomas Mossey served with "C" company, in the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private Thomas James Mossey was killed in action at Authuile, in the Somme region on 8th May 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Authuile Military Cemetery
  Authuile, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave D-43
CWGC Casualty 598984
Summary      
Authuile (now Authuille), is a village 5 Kms north of Albert. Authuile Military Cemetery is on the south side of the village. The Cemetery is signposted on the main road (D159) through the village.
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Local Memorial Details

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1 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - South West Face - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Clogher
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Mossey family Lists Thomas J as age 5 living with the family at house 12 in Main Street, Augher
2 1911 Census lists Mossey family Does not list Thomas as living with the family at house 54 in Main Street, Augher
3 BillionGraves.com Photo of Private Thomas Mossey's headstone
4 Brother - Davild Samuel Massey Brother of Thomas Mossey
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Thomas Mossey's headstone can be purchased here.
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