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17684   Private Thomas Joseph Sheridan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 12/10/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 20
Summary      
Thomas Joseph Sheridan was the son of James and Mary Sheridan. Thomas was born in Brackey, Sixmilecross, Co. Tyrone about 1895. Thomas Sheridan enlisted in Omagh. Private Thomas Sheridan was serving with the 5th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling when he was wounded. Private Sheridan died of wounds on Tuesday 12th October 1915 in Alexandria. He was 20 years old. James Sheridan, Thomas’ brother, also died in the war.
Further Information
Thomas Joseph Sheridan was the son of James and Mary Sheridan. Thomas was born in Brackey, Sixmilecross, Co. Tyrone about 1895.
The 1901 census lists Thomas as age 8 living with the family at house 8 in Carrickaness, Glenaul, Armagh. His father was a flax dresser.
Family: James Sheridan, Mary Sheridan, Patrick Sheridan (born about 1887), Thomas Sheridan (born about 1893), James Sheridan (born about 1894), Kate Sheridan (born about 1900).
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Thomas Sheridan enlisted in Omagh.
Private Thomas Sheridan was serving with the 5th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling when he was wounded.
Private Sheridan died of wounds on Tuesday 12th October 1915 in Alexandria. He was 20 years old.
James Sheridan, Thomas' brother, also died in the war.
The CWGC record Private Thomas Joseph Sheridan as the son of James and Mary Sheridan, of Mullyconnor, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. It also records that his brother James also fell.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Mullaghconor Glebe (Mullyconnor) Donaghmore CWGC lists parents in Mullyconnor 54.512911 -6.805701
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Sheridan family Lists Thomas as age 8 living with the family at house 8 in Carrickaness, Glenaul, Armagh
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 Private James Sheridan Brother of Private Thomas Sheridan
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