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3326082   Private Francis McDermott
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 17/09/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: US Army (United States Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/04/1893
Died: 22/10/1918 (Unknown)
Age: 25
Summary      
Francis McDermott was the son of Terence and Betty McDermott (nee Cunningham). He was born on 12th April 1893 in Foremass, near Ballygawley. He was one of at least four children. They were a farming family. Frank McDermott emigrated to America about 1914. His aunt, Mrs Susan McDermott, lived at West 38th Street, New York. Private Francis McDermott was serving with the Private, 2nd Co, 1st Corps School, when he died of meningitis on 22nd October 1918. Private Francis McDermott was presumably initially buried in France and Flanders. He was later reinterred in Foremass.
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1 1901 Census lists McDermott family Lists Francis as age 7 living with the family at house 39 in Foremass Upper, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists McDermott family Lists Frank as age 19 living with the family at house 12 in Foremass Upper, Tyrone
3 Ancestry - geneology details Geneology details of McDermott family
4 John P Quinlan Details of those on SS Millwater including Frank McDermott
5 SS Millwater list of casualties Details of those on SS Millwater including Frank McDermott
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