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13503   Private Ernest Corr
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 07/02/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
Ernest Corr is recorded as being born in Caledon, County Armagh, which implies he was born on the eastern side of Caledon in County Armagh. Ernest Corr enlisted at Finner Camp in County Donegal. Private Ernest Corr was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. Private Ernest Corr has no known grave and is commemorated on pier and face 4D and 5B on the Thiepval Memorial in France.
Further Information
Ernest Corr is recorded as being born in Caledon, County Armagh, which implies he was born on the eastern side of Caledon in County Armagh.
The Armagh War Memorial website listed Ernest Corr in the 1901 census as age 23, a labourer, Church of Ireland, living with his grandmother Isabella Corr, at Churchill Street, Caledon, County Tyrone.
Ernest Corr enlisted at Finner Camp in County Donegal. .
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Private Corr arrived in France to join the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 9th December 1915.
Private Ernest Corr was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916.
Private Ernest Corr has no known grave and is commemorated on pier and face 4D and 5B on the Thiepval Memorial in France.
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1 1901 Census lists an Ernest Corr Possibly lists Ernest as age 23 living with his grandmother at house 1 in Churchill St. Caledon, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists an Ernest Corr Possibly lists Ernest as age 29 living at house 25 in Church Street, Caledon, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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