Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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30/12/2015 On the back of his will, it can be seen that his first wage payment was made on 25th March 1915.
30/12/2015 In case of my death I will 'leave' my money and to my mother and father and the rest of my property to brother John. Date 20tth April 1915. Mother's address. Mrs M McGerr, Milltown Mills, Benburb. County Armagh, Ireland
30/12/2015 Last Will and Testament of Thomas McMcGerr:
30/12/2015 Family: Henry McGerr, Mary McGerr, John McGerr (born about 1892), Sarah McGerr (born about 1893), Catherine McGerr (born about 1895), Thomas McGerr (born about 1896), Joseph Henry McGerr (born about 1910).
30/12/2015 Private Thomas McGerr was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the 4th May 1915, aged 18.
30/12/2015 Thomas McGerr was living in Benburb, County Tyrone when he enlisted in Armagh.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census shows Thomas as 14 years old. He had left school and was a linen weaver. The family were living in Milltown Village, Glenaul, County Armagh.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records Thomas as 5 years old. The family are living at Tullymore Etra, Glenaul, County Armagh. Henry was a Linen Beetler.
30/12/2015 Thomas McGerr was the son of Henry and Mary McGerr. He was born in Glenaul, County Armagh about 1896.
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