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21/02/2020
21/02/2020 The CWGC record Sergeant David Hugh Kerrigan as the son of John and E Kerrigan of Fivemiletown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
21/02/2020 Sergeant David Kerrigan is listed on page 105 of the Fivemiletown War Dead Book by Mark Byers. Sergeant Kerriganís parents are said to have lived at Camgart, Clabby.
21/02/2020 Sergeant David Kerrigan is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial and on the World War Two Memorial Plaque in St Margaretís Parish Church, Clabby.
21/02/2020 Sergeant David Hugh Kerrigan is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery in Normandy, France.
21/02/2020 Sergeant David Hugh Kerrigan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment when he was killed in action on 26th August 1944.
21/02/2020 Sergeant David Hugh Kerrigan was commanding 12 Platoon, B Company of 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment as they fought along the Route de Magny, Vernon crossing the River Seine.
21/02/2020 After the D-Day landings in June 1944, the 1st Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment landed in Normandy on 22nd June 1944.
21/02/2020 David Hugh Kerrigan served with the Worcestershire Regiment in World War Two.
21/02/2020 Known family: John Kerrigan, Elizabeth Kerrigan, Robert James Kerrigan (born 19th March 1902, Enniskillen), Annie Kerrigan (born 1st October 1903, Enniskillen), Elizabeth Kerrigan (born 29th March 1905, Enniskillen), William John Kerrigan (born 15th December 1906, Fivemiletown), Mary Ellen Kerrigan (born 5th March 1909, Fivemiletown), Thomas Henry Kerrigan (born 13th March 1911, Fivemiletown), David Hugh Kerrigan (born 10th February 1913, Fivemiletown), Samuel Kerrigan (born 30th January 1915, Fivemiletown).
21/02/2020 David Kerrigan was born on 10th February 1913 in the Ballygawley area. He was one of at least eight children.
21/02/2020 The 1911 census lists the family living at house 6.2 in Tullyquin Glebe, Aghintain, County Tyrone. His father was a farm labourer.
21/02/2020 Around 1905 the family moved to the Fivemiletown area
21/02/2020 David Hugh Kerrigan was the son of John and Elizabeth Kerrigan. John Kerrigan and Elizabeth Credden were married on 22nd May 1901 in the district of Fermanagh.
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