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2730   Private Thomas McCluskey
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 23/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 24/10/1891
Died: 03/02/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 24
Thomas McCluskey was the son of Thomas and Catherine McCluskey. Thomas McCluskey was born on 24th October 1891. He was one of six children, all born in the general Caledon area. 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 3rd February 1916.
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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
References and Links
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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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