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40955   Private Edward Corrigan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 07/02/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 09/07/1892
Died: 31/10/1918 (Prisoner of War)
Age: 26
Edward Corrigan was the youngest son of Michael and Margaret Corrigan. He was born on 9th July 1892. He was the youngest of twelve children, all born in the Clogher area. They were a farming family from Carryclogher. He enlisted in Clogher. It seems Private Edward Corrigan became a prisoner of war on 19th December 1917. Private Edward Corrigan was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Prince of Wales Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) when he died a prisoner of war on 21st October 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Hamburg Cemetery
  Hamburg  24
Grave Ref: Grave II-G-1
CWGC Casualty 902235
Hamburg is a large city in the north of Germany, approx 150kms to the north of Hannover. Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery (Friedhof Ohlsdorf) is the biggest non-military cemetery in the world. There are 3 Commonwealth War Graves plots located within Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery:- Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf 1914-1918 / Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf 1939-1945 / Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf Post War.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - East Face - Panel 2a Clogher
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Corrigan family Lists Edward as age 8 at house 19 in Carryclogher, Clogher, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Corrigan family Does not list Edward as living with the family at house 15 in Carryclogher, Clogher, Tyrone
3 Photo of Private Edward Corrigan's grave
4 Photo of Private Edward Corrigan's grave
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 Red Cross WW1 POW Records Corrigan, Edward - 19/12/1917
7 South Lancashire POW Database Lists Private Edward Corrigan
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Edward Corrigan's gravestone can be purchased here
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