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17963   Private John Williamson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 08/09/1919 (Home)
Age: 31
John Williamson was the son of Alexander and Anne Williamson. He was born in County Tyrone about 1888. The family lived near Tempo, County Fermanagh. His father was an agricultural labourer. Private John Williamson was serving with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died on 8th September 1919. He was 31 years old. John Williamson is buried in Fivemiletown Church of Ireland Cemetery. The CWGC also records John as the husband of Caroline Williamson of Edenamore Terrace, Tempo.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Fivemiletown Church of Ireland Churchyard
  Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref: South-East part
CWGC Casualty 661730
Fivemiletown Church of Ireland Cemetery lies on the Murley Road. If coming from Dungannon, the Murley Road is a right turn at the entrance to the village. The Churchyard is 50m along that road on the right hand side. It is also known as Saint John's Parish Church, Fivemiletown.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 2 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 78
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Williamson family Lists John as age 13 living at house 1 in Pubble, Tempo Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists Williamson family Lists John as age 20 living at house 2 in Carrownagillagh, Tempo, Fermanagh
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 Private George Williamson Brother of Private John Williamson
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