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30/12/2015 Archie Massey lived in Lisburn for a time and is commemorated on Drumbeg Parish Church of Ireland Roll of Honour.
30/12/2015 Private Archie Massey served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private Archibald Massey was killed in action at the Somme on the 1st July 1916, aged about 34.
30/12/2015 Archie Massey enlisted in Clogher.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census shows that Archie married Sarah about 1903. The family name is recorded as Massey. They are living at Main Street, Augher. They have two children, Minnie Massey (born about 1905) and William Massay (born about 1908). Archie is still a postman.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census shows Archie Mossey living with his mother in Main Street, Augher. Archie is 19 years old. He is a postman.
30/12/2015 The spelling of the family name - Mossey or Massey - is a subject of discussion. The CWGC names him as Massey.
30/12/2015 Archibald Massey was the son of Elizabeth Massey. He was born in Augher County Tyrone about 1882.
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