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18/08/2021 The following N.C.O.ís and men have been wounded: 10830 Private R Mossey, No. 3 Company.
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18/08/2021 Private Richard Mossey, 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (County Tyrone Volunteers), has been wounded in France. He belongs to the Clogher Valley district, and was formerly employed by Messrs. Richardson Limited, Dungannon.
18/08/2021 From the Tyrone Courier dated 23rd March 1916: Richard Mossey (brother of Thomas Mossey)
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18/08/2021 Saturdayís casualty list contained the name of Private Richard Mossey, 9th Inniskilling Fusiliers), who has been wounded in France. He belongs to the Clogher Valley district, and was formerly a shop assistant in the employment of Messrs R Richardson Limited, Dungannon. Private Mossey was one of the first to volunteer at Dungannon, and joined the 6th Inniskillings, being afterwards transferred to the 9th. He was a prominent member of the U.V.F.
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18/08/2021 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 20th March 1916: Richard Mossey (brother of Thomas Mossey)
18/08/2021 From the Tyrone Constitution dated 24th March 1916: Clogher Valley Man Wounded - Richard Mossey (brother of Thomas Mossey)
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18/08/2021 10830 Private R Mossey, No. 3 Company, bullet wound, 7th March 1916. His mother Mrs Eliza Mossey, lives at Main Street, Augher, Tyrone. Private Mossey joined the battalion soon after the outbreak of war.
18/08/2021 From the Tyrone Constitution dated 24th March 1916: Richard Mossey (brother of Thomas Mossey)
18/08/2021 Thomasí brother Private Richard Mossey, also served. He was injured in March 1916.
18/08/2021 Private Richard Mossey, 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, who has been wounded in France, belongs to the Clogher Valley district, and was formerly a shop assistant employed by Messrs Richardson Limited, Dungannon. Private Mossey was one of the first to volunteer at Dungannon, and joined the 6th Inniskillings, afterwards transferred to the 9th. He was a prominent member of A company, Dungannon Battalion U.V.F., and alos connected with the Young Menís Society.
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18/08/2021 From the Tyrone Constitution dated 7th April 1916: Richard Mossey (brother of Thomas Mossey)
18/08/2021 Private Richard Mossey, No 3 Company, 9th Royal Inniskillings (Tyrone Volunteers), has been wounded. He is a native of the Clogher Valley district and he had been for several years a shop assistant in the employment of Messrs Richard Richardson Limited, Dungannon. He was one of the first Dungannon men to volunteer, joining the 6th Battalion Royal Inniskillings and afterwards being transferred to the 9th Battalion, to be in touch with many of his former companions. He was an active member of Dungannon Young Menís Society and also of A company, Dungannon U.V.F. He is the first local man injured since the Ulster Division went to the front.
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18/08/2021 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 25th March 1916: Richard Mossey (brother of Thomas Mossey)
17/08/2021 The 1901 census records Thomas as 5 years old, living with the family at Main Street, Augher. Thomasís father, David, is a farm labourer.
17/08/2021 Private Thomas Mossey was serving with ĎCí company, in the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at Authuile, in the Somme region, on 8th May 1916.
17/08/2021 Private Thomas James Mossey is buried in Authuile Military Cemetery. His inscription reads: TRUE UNTIL DEATH
17/08/2021 Thomas James Mossey was the eldest son of David and Eliza Mossey. David Mossey and Eliza Patterson were married on 28th May 1889 in the district of Dungannon.
17/08/2021 Thomas Mossey was born in Augher, County Tyrone on 12th August 1895. He one of five children, all born in the Clogher area.
17/08/2021 Known family: David Mossey, Eliza Mossey, Eliza Lizzie Mossey (born 5th August 1889), David Samuel Mossey (born 22nd February 1891), Francis Harry Mossey (born 4th September 1893), Thomas James Mossey (born 12th August 1895), Richard Mossey (born 30th December 1898).
17/08/2021 The 1911 census records that Thomas no longer lived with the family. His mother still lived in Main Street, Augher. She worked as a washerwoman.
17/08/2021 Private Thomas Mossey is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial as Thomas Mossey of Augher.
17/08/2021 The CWGC record Private Thomas James Mossey as the son of David and Eliza Mossey of Augher, County Tyrone.
17/08/2021 Thomasí father died in the Clogher area on 4th September 1907, age 50.
17/08/2021 Private Thomas Mossey arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
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03/12/2016 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 19th May 1916:
03/12/2016 Private T Mossey, son of Eliza Mossey, Augher
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30/12/2015 Thomas Mossey's brother, David Samuel Massey, also died in the First World War.
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 25 May 1916:
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30/12/2015 Other casualties officially reported in the Inniskillings are :- Killed Ė Privates G Walker and T Mossy (Augher) ; Wounded - Privates G Caddoo (Greystone), G R Bryan (Dungannon), Jack Williamson (Benburb) and Lace-Corporal J Kerr (Coalisland)
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30/12/2015 Thomas Mossey enlisted in Augher.
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