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11077   Company Sergeant Major Thomas Kirkpatrick
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/07/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 30/05/1882
Died: 08/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 35
The family details have been acquired through a process of elimination and deduction. There is no proof that these are correct. Thomas Kirkpatrick was the son of Francis and Isabella Kirkpatrick. He was born on 30th May 1882 in Errigal, County Tyrone. His father died when he was young. Company Sergeant Major Thomas Kirkpatrick was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 8th May 1916 in the Somme region.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Authuile Military Cemetery
  Authuile, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave D-63
CWGC Casualty 598905
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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1 1901 Census lists Kirkpatrick family Does not list Thomas as living with the family at house 2 in Lisnawery, Favor Royal, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Kirkpatrick family Does not list Thomas as living with the family at house 4 in Lisnawery, Favor Royal, Tyrone
3 Photo of CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick's headstone
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Thomas Kirkpatrick
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Thomas Kirkpatrick's gravestone can be purchased here
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