Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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08/01/2022 Private Andrew Wigton arrived in France with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Scots on 11th May 1915.
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26/04/2017 The CWGC state that Sergeant A Wigton was born in Tamnamore, County Tyrone.
26/04/2017 Sergeant Andrew Wigton is buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery in Belgium.
26/04/2017 The Glasgow Roll of Honour states that Sergeant Andrew Wigton was living at 36 Tollcross Road, Glasgow.
26/04/2017 The Scottish Evening Times dated 9th October 1917 has a report and a photo of Sergeant Wigton on page 6.
26/04/2017 Sergeant Andrew Wigton M.M. was serving with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Scots when he was killed in action in France on Sunday 16th September 1917.
26/04/2017 Lance Corporal Andrew Wigton was awarded the Military Medal. His award is listed in the London Gazette dated 10th August 1916.
26/04/2017 There is no mention of any of the family in the 1901 census and GRONI does not mention any relevant ‘Wigton’ deaths, so it may be assumed that the family had moved to Scotland by 1901.
26/04/2017 Known family: Abraham Wigton, Ann Wigton, Andrew Wigton (born 28th May 1886), Mary Wigton (born 12th July 1888).
26/04/2017 Andrew Wigton was born on 28th May 1886 in Tamnamore, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
26/04/2017 Andrew Wigton was the son of Abraham and Ann Wigton. Abraham Wigton and Anne Mills were married on 2nd January 1885 in the district of Dungannon.
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