Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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30/12/2015 'In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my father Sam Haggerty, Enagh House, Caledon, County Tyrone, Ireland. Haggert M, Private 7/8th Royal Irish Fusiliers, 22162. 5th June 1917'
30/12/2015 Last Will and Testament of Matthew Haggerty:
30/12/2015 Matthew Haggerty enlisted in Belfast.
30/12/2015 Private Matthew Haggerty was with the 7th/8th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died on 7th June 1917 at the Battle of Messines. He was 22 years old.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census records Matthew as a 15 year old Mill Worker Woollen. His father worked as a Railway Worker Navvy.
30/12/2015 There is a possibility that the family name is Hegarty. The 1911 census refers the family as Hegarty.
30/12/2015 Matthew Haggerty was the Son of Samuel and Jane Haggerty, of Enagh Row, Caledon, County Tyrone. He was born about 1896 in Tyrone.
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