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30/12/2015 The CWGC record Rifleman Thomas Donnelly as the son of John and Mary Jane Donnelly of Gortnashra, Coalisland, Co. Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Thomas Donnelly enlisted in Dublin.
30/12/2015 Rifleman Thomas Donnelly was serving with "C" Company of the 6th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action at Gallipoli on 14th March 1918. He was 20 years old.
30/12/2015 By the time of the 1911 census, the family had moved to Coalisland town. His father's occupation was now “car driver”. Thomas was now a 13 year old scholar. He could speak both Irish and English.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census shows his father to be a 27 year old coal-miner. Thomas was 4 years old. He had a younger sister, born about 1899. They were living in Annagher, Meenagh, Tyrone
30/12/2015 Thomas Donnelly was the son of John and Mary Jane Donnelly. Thomas was born in Clonoe, County Tyrone about 1898.
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