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2730   Private Thomas McCluskey
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 31/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Died: 03/02/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Thomas McCluskey was the son of Thomas and Catherine McCluskey. Thomas was born about 1892 in County Tyrone. His father was a railway labourer. By the time of the 1911 census, Thomas was 19. He was working as a spinner, working in a mill. Thomas McCluskey enlisted in Omagh. Private Thomas McCluskey was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he was killed in action in France on 3 February 1916. He was 25 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, 
Grave Ref: Panel 124
CWGC Casualty 734735
Loos-en-Gohelle is a village 5 kilometres north-west of Lens, and Dud Corner Cemetery is located about 1 kilometre west of the village, to the north-east of the N943, the main Lens to Bethune road.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Ballygawley War Dead Book 20
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1 1901 Census lists McCluskey Family Lists Thomas as age 9, living with the family at house 11 in Curlagh, Caledon, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists 'McCloskey' Family Lists Thomas as age 19, living with the family at house 1 in Tullyvar, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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