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20787   Private Henry Strain
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
Henry Strain was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone. Henry enlisted in Omagh. Private Henry Strain 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 Henry Strain has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
Further Information
Henry Strain was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Henry enlisted in Omagh.
Medal card
Private Henry Strain 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 Henry Strain has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
Private Strain is also commemorated on the WWI Roll of Honour in Castlecaulfield Church Of Ireland.
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1 1911 Census lists Henry Strain Lists Henry as age 17, working as a farm servant at house 7 in Cavanreagh, Six Mile Cross, Tyrone
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020