Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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03/06/2020 02695
30/12/2015 By late 1916, his father was sexton of Aughnacloy Presbyterian Church.
30/12/2015 Mr Thomas Smith, sexton of Aughnacloy Presbyterian Church, has received intimation that his son, Private W T Smith, Inniskilling Fusiliers, was killed in action on 21st November.
30/12/2015 William T Smith was the son of Thomas and Jane Smith. They were married about 1891. William was born about 1897 in Carnteel, Aughnacloy, County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census lists William as age 3 living with his family at house 24 in Back Street, Aughnacloy, Tyrone. Thomas Smith was a labourer.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census lists William as age 13 living with his family at house 1 in Milltown Road, Aughnacloy, County Tyrone. His father was now a railway labourer. William was still at school.
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 7 December 1916:
30/12/2015 William Smith enlisted in Aughnacloy with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
30/12/2015 Private William Smith was killed in action in France on 21st November 1916. He was 19 years old.
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private William Smith as the son of Thomas and Jane Smith, of Caledon St., Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Last Will and Testament of William T Smith:
30/12/2015 In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property to my mother, Mrs Jennie Smith, Church Lane, Aughnacloy, Co Tyrone, Ireland. 17555. Private William Thomas Smith, 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, B.E.F. 25th July 1916.
30/12/2015 Family: Thomas Smith, Jane Smith, John Smith (born about 1892), Anne Smith (born about 1894), Mabel Smith (born about 1896), William Smith (born about 1898), Edward Victor Smith (born about 1900).
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