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743185   Private Patrick Edward Territt
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 11/10/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 22nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 20/06/1890
Died: 30/04/1917 (Unknown)
Age: 27
Summary      
Patrick Edward Territt was the son of James and Jane Territt. Patrick Edward was born on 20th June 1890. He was born in County Longford. The 1901 census lists Edward as age 11 living with the family at house 44 in Benburb Town, County Tyrone. His father was a member of the Royal Irish Constabulary (R.I.C.). In 1910 Edward emigrated to New Brunswick Canada. Patrick Territt enlisted in April 1916. He had been working as a lumberman and living in McAdam Junction, New Brunswick. Private Territt was serving with the 26th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he died on 30 April 1917. He was 27 years old.
Further Information
Patrick Edward Territt was the son of James and Jane Territt. Patrick Edward was born on 20th June 1890.
Edward's enlistment papers claim he was born in Benburb, but it seems from the 1901 census report that he was born in County Longford. The lack of a birth record in GRONI supports this.
Family: James Territt, Jane Territt, Joseph Territt (born about 1889), Edward Territt (born 20th June 1890), John Territt (born 13th March 1895, Benburb), Mary Jane Territt (born 13th August 1896, Benburb).
The 1901 census lists Edward as age 11 living with the family at house 44 in Benburb Town, County Tyrone.
The 1911 census does not list Edward as living with the family at house 1 in Tullydowey, Moy, County Tyrone. His father is listed as a retired Royal Irish Constabulary (R.I.C.) officer.
The 1911 Canadian census lists Edward living in York, New Brunswick. He had arrived in Canada a year earlier.
Edward's mother, Jane Territt, died on 2nd March 1916, aged 56 in the Armagh area.
Patrick Territt enlisted in St John, New Brunswick on 26th April 1916. He had been working as a lumberman and living in McAdam Junction, New Brunswick. He gave his next of kin as his father, James, who was living in Benburb.
Private Patrick Edward Territt was serving with the 26th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he died on 30 April 1917. He was 27 years old.
From the Tyrone Courier dated 17th May 1917: Private E Territt
Private E Territt, Canadian Infantry, who was killed in action in France on 29th April, was a son of ex-Sergeant Territt, Blackwatertown
Private Patrick Edward Territt is buried in the Communal Cemetery in Barlin, a village about 11 Kms south-west of Bethune, in France. The 6th Casualty Clearing Station was located there, so it is suspected that Private Territt died of wounds while in Barlin.
The CWGC record Private Patrick Edward Territt as the son of James and the late Mrs Territt, of Blackwatertown, Moy, Co. Armagh, Ireland.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Benburb Town Benburb Census listing in Benburb Town 54.412351 -6.746858
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Territt family Lists Edward as age 11 living with the family at house 44 in Benburb Town, Tyrone
2 1911 Canadian Census lists Edward Territte Lists Edward as age 21 boarding in York, New Brunswick
3 1911 Census lists Territt family Does not list Edward as living with the family at house 1 in Tullydowey, Moy, Tyrone
4 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Patrick Edward Territt
5 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Private Edward Territt
6 McAdam, New Brunswick Wikipedia entry on McAdam Junction, New Brunswick
7 Patrick Territt Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (28 no.)
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Patrick Territt's gravestone can be purchased here
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