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31/10/2021 Pte. Eugene (ww1) O'Neill There is a medal card for a Private Eugene O誰eill who served with the Irish Guards, Service Number 9476. However, he did not die in the war and is not listed with the CGWC.
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31/10/2021 Pte. Eugene (ww1) O'Neill The Tyrone Courier, in their report on the unveiling of the War Memorial in November 1922, record him as Eugene O誰eill
31/10/2021 Pte. Eugene (ww1) O'Neill No further details are available.
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31/10/2021 Pte. Eugene (ww1) O'Neill There is a Private E O誰eill on Dungannon War Memorial listed as having served with the Irish Guards and died in World War One.
31/10/2021 Pte. James O'Neill Family: James O'Neill, Elizabeth O'Neill, James O'Neill (born 9th November 1910), Francis O'Neill (born 6th August 1913)
31/10/2021 Pte. James O'Neill The 1911 census lists James as age 40, living with his wife and family at house 35 in Irish Street, Dungannon. James was a labourer.
31/10/2021 Pte. James O'Neill James O'Neill and Lilly Bloomer were married on 7th February 1910 in the district of Dungannon.
31/10/2021 Pte. James O'Neill Private James O'Neill is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
31/10/2021 Pte. James O'Neill Private James O'Neill has no known grave and is commemorated on on Panel 5 of the Ploegsteert Memorial at Hainaut in Belgium.
31/10/2021 Pte. James O'Neill James O'Neill was born about 1871 in Dungannon. Nothing is known of his family.
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31/10/2021 Corp Ernest Oliver Ernest Oliver arrived in France with the Canadian Infantry in March 1916.
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29/10/2021 Pte. Charles O'Neill There is another Private Charles O誰eill who also served with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Service No 20325). He came from the Loop/Moneymore area and was killed in action in March 1918.
29/10/2021 Pte. Charles O'Neill Private Charles O'Neill is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
29/10/2021 Pte. Charles O'Neill Private O'Neill arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 15th April 1915.
29/10/2021 Pte. Charles O'Neill Family: John O'Neill, Margret O'Neill, Francis O'Neill (born 16th January 1887, Belfast), Mary O'Neill (born 13th September 1888), Patrick O'Neill (born 14th February 1890, died 24th February 1890), Annie O'Neill (born 13th April 1891), Charles O'Neill (born 24th February 1894), Margaret O'Neill (born 19th March 1896), Elizabeth O'Neill (born 17th February 1898), John O'Neill (born 2nd May 1900), Patrick Joseph O'Neill (born 15th November 1902).
29/10/2021 Pte. Charles O'Neill Charles O'Neill was born on 24th February 1894 in Dungannon. He was one of nine children, eight surviving. All the children were born in Dungannon with the exception of the eldest, Francis, who was born in Belfast.
29/10/2021 Pte. Charles O'Neill Charles O'Neill was the son of John and Margaret O'Neill. John O誰eill and Margaret Rogers were married on 5th July 1886 in the district of Dungannon.
29/10/2021 Corp Ernest Oliver Family: Samuel Oliver, Elizabeth Oliver, John Oliver (born 17th September 1878), Thomas Oliver (born 9th September 1880), Emma Oliver (born 21st May 1883, died 30th March 1884), Lilian Lily Oliver (born 14th December 1884),Unnamed Male Oliver (born 12th November 1886, died 13th November 1886), Ernest Oliver (born 6th April 1889), Eva Oliver (born 23rd November 1892).
29/10/2021 Corp Ernest Oliver Ernest was born on 6th April 1889 in Beragh, County Tyrone. He was the second youngest of seven children, five surviving, all born in the Beragh / Sixmilecross area.
29/10/2021 Corp Ernest Oliver Ernest Oliver was the youngest son of Samuel and Elizabeth Oliver. Samuel Oliver and Elizabeth Henderson were married on 5th July 1877 in the district of Strabane.
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28/10/2021 Corp Ernest Oliver It is with the deepest possible regret that we chronicle this week the death of one, who was so much loved and respected amongst us. Sergeant Oliver was killed in the famous charge of the Canadian Scottish, which recaptured the lost trenches at Ypres. He was the youngest son of Mr S Oliver, ex-National Teacher, and Mrs Oliver. He was employed in the City Treasurer痴 Office, Saskatoon, Canada, when he volunteered for the front. He was connected for four years with St John痴 Anglican Church and was a member of the Saskatoon Volunteers. He was 26 years of age. The sympathy of the whole community is extended to the bereaved parents. May they be consoled by the thought that they have given the best they could give in defence of our beloved Empire. Mr and Mrs Oliver have another son at the front.
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28/10/2021 Corp Ernest Oliver From the Tyrone Constitution dated 7th July 1916: Death of Sergeant Ernest Oliver, Beragh
28/10/2021 Corp Ernest Oliver OLIVER 13th June 1916, killed in action, Sergeant Ernest Oliver, Canadian Scottish, youngest and dearly loved son of Samuel and Elizabeth Oliver, Beragh, County Tyrone. 践e hath done what he could.
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28/10/2021 Corp Ernest Oliver From the Tyrone Constitution dated 7th July 1916: Roll of Honour
28/10/2021 R/man Patrick O'Hara The 2nd Presbyterian Church in Dungannon lists a Private David O'Hara, killed in action, who served with Royal Rifles. He lived Killyquinn. It痴 possible that is the same man. Further evidence required.
28/10/2021 R/man Patrick O'Hara Private Patrick O辿ara is buried in Berks Cemetery Extension in Belgium.
28/10/2021 R/man Patrick O'Hara Private Patrick O辿ara was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action in Belgium on Sunday 28th January 1917.
28/10/2021 R/man Patrick O'Hara Patrick enlisted in Newtownards
28/10/2021 R/man Patrick O'Hara Patrick O辿ara was born in the Dungannon area.
28/10/2021 Pte. John O'Farrell Private John O巽arrell is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
28/10/2021 Capt Charles Newell Captain Charles Newell is also commemorated on the Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour.
28/10/2021 Capt Charles Newell Captain Charles Newell is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
28/10/2021 Capt Charles Newell The 1901 census records that Charles was not living with the family. His father Joseph was a victualler (butcher) on Perry Street. The family lived there.
28/10/2021 Capt Charles Newell Family: Joseph Newell, Mary Newell, Charles Newell (born 26th May 1880, Stewartstown), Ida Newell (born 21st October 1881, Dungannon; died 5th February 1882), Henry Newell (born 17th July 1883, Dungannon), Ida Mabel Newell (born 9th June 1885, Dungannon), William Newell (born 28th November 1887, Dungannon; died 10th January 1888), John Newell (born 16th January 1890, Dungannon), Robert Lott Newell (born 4th August 1892, Dungannon).
28/10/2021 Capt Charles Newell Charles Newell was born on 26th May 1880 in Stewartstown. He was the oldest of seven children, five surviving. All the other children were m born in Dungannon.
28/10/2021 Capt Charles Newell Charles Newell was the eldest son of Joseph and Mary Newell of Dungannon. Joseph Newell and Mary Harding were married on 5th March 1879 in the district of Cookstown.
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville Many thanks to Paul Kerr and the Royal School Dungannon for his research and all the information provided in his book (page 45)
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville Private Robert Neville is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville Private Robert Neville is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. His inscription reads: HE NEVER SHUNNED HIS COUNTRY'S CALL BUT GLADLY GAVE HIS LIFE, HIS ALL
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville The 1911 census shows Robert as 17. He was working on his father痴 farm. The family lived at Moygashel, Dungannon.
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville Robert Neville was educated at Dungannon Royal School between 1906 and 1910.
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville Known family: James Neville, Helena Neville, Thomas Neville (born 27th November 1884, twin), William Neville (born 27th November 1884, twin), Ellen Elizabeth Neville (born 25th November 1885), James Neville (born 8th November 1886) , Margaret Neville (born 16th February 1889), Robert Neville (born 3rd July 1893), Elena Neville (born 1st May 1894 or 7th February 1895), Sarah Neville (born 13th June 1896), Mary Anne Neville (born 31st July 1897), Charlotte Neville (born 9th December 1900), Jane Jennie Neville (born 7th August 1902), Edith Neville (born 3rd August 1906).
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville The 1901 census records Robert as 7 years old. James Neville was a farmer. The family lived at Moygashel, Dungannon.
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville Robert Neville was born in Dungannon on 3rd July 1893. He was one of twelve children , all born in Dungannon.
27/10/2021 Pte. Robert Neville Robert Neville was the son of James and Helena Neville. James Neville and Helena Edwards were married on 14th December 1883 in the district of Dungannon.
27/10/2021 Pte. Richardson J Paisley Private Neely, who was not quite twenty years of age, thoroughly deserved the soldierly character given him by his colonel, and much sympathy is felt in the district fo his father and mother in their bereavement. Clogher school has twenty-five ex-pupils serving their country in the army in this great struggle, and Private Neely is the third to make the supreme sacrifice, the others being Lance Corporal Bertie Cull and Private Richardson Paisley.
27/10/2021 Pte. Richardson J Paisley 選n the Field, 12th May 1916. I wish to convey to you the sympathy of all ranks of the battalion in the sorrow that has come to you by the death of your son, Private G Neely. The battalion carried out a successful raid on the enemy痴 trenches last Sunday night, inflicting severe loss on them. We were subjected to a very heavy bombardment for three and a half hours, and we had considerable casualties. Your son was a gallant soldier and a good comrade and we mourn his loss. The battalion was thanked on parade today by the Army Corps Commander on the gallantry shown by all ranks.
27/10/2021 Pte. Richardson J Paisley Mr James Neely, of Summerhill, Clogher, has just received the following letter from Colonel Ricardo, Commanding 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers:-
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27/10/2021 Pte. Richardson J Paisley From the Tyrone Constitution dated 26th May 1916: Death of Private Neely
27/10/2021 L/Corp Herbert Bertie Cull Private Neely, who was not quite twenty years of age, thoroughly deserved the soldierly character given him by his colonel, and much sympathy is felt in the district fo his father and mother in their bereavement. Clogher school has twenty-five ex-pupils serving their country in the army in this great struggle, and Private Neely is the third to make the supreme sacrifice, the others being Lance Corporal Bertie Cull and Private Richardson Paisley.
27/10/2021 L/Corp Herbert Bertie Cull 選n the Field, 12th May 1916. I wish to convey to you the sympathy of all ranks of the battalion in the sorrow that has come to you by the death of your son, Private G Neely. The battalion carried out a successful raid on the enemy痴 trenches last Sunday night, inflicting severe loss on them. We were subjected to a very heavy bombardment for three and a half hours, and we had considerable casualties. Your son was a gallant soldier and a good comrade and we mourn his loss. The battalion was thanked on parade today by the Army Corps Commander on the gallantry shown by all ranks.
27/10/2021 L/Corp Herbert Bertie Cull Mr James Neely, of Summerhill, Clogher, has just received the following letter from Colonel Ricardo, Commanding 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers:-
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27/10/2021 L/Corp Herbert Bertie Cull From the Tyrone Constitution dated 26th May 1916: Death of Private Neely
27/10/2021 Pte. George Neely Private Neely, who was not quite twenty years of age, thoroughly deserved the soldierly character given him by his colonel, and much sympathy is felt in the district fo his father and mother in their bereavement. Clogher school has twenty-five ex-pupils serving their country in the army in this great struggle, and Private Neely is the third to make the supreme sacrifice, the others being Lance Corporal Bertie Cull and Private Richardson Paisley.
27/10/2021 Pte. George Neely 選n the Field, 12th May 1916. I wish to convey to you the sympathy of all ranks of the battalion in the sorrow that has come to you by the death of your son, Private G Neely. The battalion carried out a successful raid on the enemy痴 trenches last Sunday night, inflicting severe loss on them. We were subjected to a very heavy bombardment for three and a half hours, and we had considerable casualties. Your son was a gallant soldier and a good comrade and we mourn his loss. The battalion was thanked on parade today by the Army Corps Commander on the gallantry shown by all ranks.
27/10/2021 Pte. George Neely Mr James Neely, of Summerhill, Clogher, has just received the following letter from Colonel Ricardo, Commanding 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers:-
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27/10/2021 Pte. George Neely From the Tyrone Constitution dated 26th May 1916: Death of Private Neely
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27/10/2021 Pte. James Neely Private George Neely was also from the Clogher area and died in the war. He had a brother called James. It CANNOT be confirmed at this point that the two men were brothers.
27/10/2021 Pte. James Neely Lance Corporal John(?) Neely arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 18th November 1915.
26/10/2021 Pte. George Neely Private George Neely is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial and on the WWI tablet in St Macartan's Cathedral in Clogher.
26/10/2021 Pte. George Neely Private Neely arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
26/10/2021 Pte. George Neely George Neely enlisted in the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers at Finner Camp in County Donegal.
26/10/2021 Pte. George Neely The 1911 census shows George Neilly as 14 years old, living with the family at house 2 in Crossowen, Cloghan, Tyrone He was still at school. His father was an agricultural labourer.
26/10/2021 Pte. George Neely Known family: James Neely, Matilda Neely, William Neely (born 8th August 1886), John Neely (born 19th May 1888), Annie Neely (born 26th February 1890), James Neely (born 16th May 1891), Elizabeth Neely (born 2nd March 1893), George Neely (born 12th May 1896) , Albert Neely (born about 1897), Thomas Neely (born 8th May 1899), Maud Neely (15th June 1901), Arthur Neely (born 24th July 1902), Harry Neely (born 14th September 1905).
26/10/2021 Pte. George Neely The 1901 census records George as 5 years old. The Neely family were living at Ardunshin, Cecil, Tyrone. Ardunshin is west of Fivemiletown. George痴 father James was a coachman.
26/10/2021 Pte. George Neely George Neely was born on 12th May 1896 in Crossowen, Clogher, County Tyrone. He was one of eleven children, all born in the Clogher area.
26/10/2021 Pte. George Neely George Neely was the son of James and Matilda Neely. James Neilly and Matilda Montgomery were married on 13th May 1885 in the district of Dungannon.
26/10/2021 Maj Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery D.S.O. Major Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery is also commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial and also on the WWI Roll of Honour in St John's Church, Fivemiletown.
26/10/2021 Maj Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery D.S.O. Major Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery is commemorated locally in Fivemiletown Parish Church. There is a memorial window which features Saint Barbara, the patron saint of artillerymen. It was unveiled on Sunday 13th March 1921. It was erected by the parents and brothers of Major Ralph Montgomery DSO. 擢our brothers from the Blessingbourne family saw active service in the war, said the Lord Bishop of Clogher 鍍hree of them were in the artillery. In the providence of God three came safely through it all, and the window will perpetuate the memory of the one who had made the great sacrifice.
26/10/2021 Maj Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery D.S.O. Family: Hugh Maude de Fellenberg Montgomery, Mary Sophia Juliana Montgomery, Hugh Maude de Fellenberg Montgomery (born 5th December 1870), Archibald Armar Montgomery (born 6th December 1871), Mary Millicent Montgomery (born 1873, died 1874), Geoffrey Cornwallis Montgomery (born 17th June 1874), Francis Trezilian Montgomery (born 14th July 1875), Charles Hubert Montgomery (born 24th August 1876), Maurice William de Fellenberg Montgomery (born born 22nd September 1878), Walter Ashley Montgomery (born born 4th May 1882), Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery (born 26th April 1884).
26/10/2021 Maj Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery D.S.O. Noel Vernon Montgomery was born on 26th April 1884 in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
26/10/2021 Maj Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery D.S.O. Mary Sophia Juliana Maude was the youngest daughter of the Reverend and commonly known as the Honourable John Charles Maude, Clerk in Holy Orders, Master of Arts, Rector of Enniskillen. She was born in County Fermanagh.
26/10/2021 Maj Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery D.S.O. Hugh Maude de Fellenberg Montgomery Esquire, was the Deputy-Lieutenant of the county of Tyrone, Justice of the Peace for the counties of Tyrone and Fermanagh and Lord of the Manor of Blessingbourne, in the counties of Tyrone and Fermanagh. He was born in England.
26/10/2021 Maj Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery D.S.O. The family lived at Blessingbourne, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
26/10/2021 Maj Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery D.S.O. Ralph Noel Vernon Montgomery was the son of Hugh Maude de Fellenberg Montgomery and Mary Sophia Juliana Montgomery. Hugh Montgomery and Mary Maude were married on 24th March 1870 in the district of Fermanagh.
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26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Private Joe Murphy, 2nd Battalion Irish Guards, late of Glenravel Street, R.I.C., who volunteered for service at the front. He was wounded at the advance on Loos on 28th September, and has been allowed leave for convalescence. Private Murphy is a brotnher of the well-known Glentoran goalkeeper Leslie Murphy, who has joined the South Irish Horse. Another brother, Bartley, is with the Canadian Princess Pats.
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26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy From an unknown Belfast Newspaper: Private Joe Murphy
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Private Joseph Murphy arrived in France with the Irish Guards on 17uth August 1915.
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Lance-Sergeant Joseph Murphy is buried in Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery, 13 kilometres south of Arras in France.
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Joseph痴 brother, Bartholomew Murphy, also served in the war. Bartholomew Murphy enlisted August 1914. He had been a policeman (presumably in Canada). He survived the war.
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy In his will, he left all to his sister, Maria Murphy, who was a nurse at the Union Hospital in Belfast.
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Joseph痴 brother, Leslie Murphy, was a professional footballer. He was a goalkeeper who played for Belfast Celtic, Glentoran and Leeds United, amongst others.
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy The 1911 census does not Joseph as living with the family at house 31 in Annalee Street, Clifton, Belfast. Neither parent is living with the family.
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy The 1911 census records 遷P M as being at D District Glenravel Street Barracks in Belfast.
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Joseph was a constable in the Royal Irish Constabulary (R.I.C.).
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Known family: Bartholomew Murphy, Fanny Murphy, Joseph P Murphy (born 25th December 1881, Clogher), John Murphy (born 14th October 1883, Newtownstewart), Bartholomew Murphy (born 26th August 1885, Dunnamanagh), Patrick Murphy (born 13th March 1887, Dunnamanagh), Margaretta Murphy (born 22nd April 1889, Dunnamanagh), Leslie 羨thinesasis Murphy (born 11th May 1891, Dunnamanagh), Marie Murphy (born 17th March 1893, Dunnamanagh), Mary Murphy (born 16th July 1895, Castlederg), Frances Murphy (born about 1899, County Tipperary).
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Joseph Murphy was born on 25th December 1881 in Clogher. He was the eldest of at least nine children.
26/10/2021 L/Sgt Joseph P Murphy Joseph P Murphy was the eldest son of Bartholomew and Fanny Murphy. Bartholomew Murphy and Fanny Archibald were married on 11th January 1881 in the district of Omagh.
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25/10/2021 Pte. James Murtagh Private James Murtagh is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
25/10/2021 Pte. James Murtagh Private James Murtagh has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. The Thiepval Memorial, the Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in the Somme sector before 20 March 1918 and have no known grave. Over 90% of those commemorated died between July and November 1916.
25/10/2021 Pte. James Murtagh Private James Murtagh was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 27th January 1917.
25/10/2021 Pte. James Murtagh James Murtagh enlisted in Omagh.
25/10/2021 Pte. James Murtagh James Murtagh was born in Dungannon.
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25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray Robert痴 mother remarried. Joseph Riordan and Mary Murray were married on 12th May 1914 in the district of Dungannon.
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray It seems his father died sometime between 1908 and 1914.
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray Private Robert Murray is listed on page 56 of the Ballygawley War Dead book.
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray Private Robert Murray is buried in Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension, which lies north-west of Saint Quentin in France.
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray In his will, he leaves all to his mother, Mary Reardon, who by August 1917 was still living in Ballygawley.
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray The 1911 census lists Robert John as age 14, living with the family at house 87 in Ballygawley Town. He was still at school. There is no listing of his father.
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray The 1901 census records Robert John as 3 years old. The family lived in Cleanally, Errigal, Ballygawley, County Tyrone. John Murray worked as a farm labourer.
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray Family: John Murray, Mary Murray, Robert John Murray (born 24th August 1897), Mary Jane 詮annie Murray (born 24th July 1899), Susanna 羨nnie Murray (born 9th November 1900), Bridget Murray (born 6th December 1903), James Murray (born 10th October 1907), Catherine Murray (born 8th July 1911).
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray Robert John Murray was born on 24th August 1897 in Fedden, Ballygawley, County Tyrone. He was the eldest of five children, all born in the Ballygawley area.
25/10/2021 Pte. Robert John Murray Robert John Murray was the eldest son of John and Mary Murray. John Murray and Mary Boland were married on 10th November 1896 in the district of Dungannon.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Rifleman Patrick Murray has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, nine kilometres north east of Ypres town centre in Belgium.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Many thanks to Barbara Murray, to whom the three brothers were great uncles, for informing us of Patrick Murray and confirming other information on the family.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) The CWGC record Rifleman Patrick Murray as having served as BERNEY. He is also recorded as the son of Francis and Teresa Murray of Foremass, Sixmilecross, County Tyrone.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Rifleman Francis Murray is listed on page 46 of the Ballygawley War dead book
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Patrick痴 brothers, Charles and Francis, also died in World War One. Remarkably Francis and Patrick died within 4 days of each other in August 1917.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Rifleman Patrick Murray served with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles in France from 4th June 1915 and was killed en route to the Battle of Langemarck, Belgium, on 16th August 1917. The 1st Battalion. was stationed on the outskirts of Ypres and at 9 pm set off to march to their assembly point at Westhoeck Ridge, about 4 to 5 miles away. During the march, 船 Company received a direct hit from an enemy shell killing or wounding 13 soldiers.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Rifleman Patrick Murray arrived in France with the Royal Irish Rifles on 4th June 1915.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Patrick Murray was living in Tandragee before enlisting. Patrick enlisted in Omagh and served as Patrick BERNEY.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) The 1911 census possibly lists Patrick as age 16, working as a farm servant at house house 7 in Cloneblaugh, Cecil, County Tyrone.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Oddly, there痴 no sign of their mother and father in the 1911 census. The family had split up.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) The 1901 census records Patrick as 7 years old, living with the family at house 41 in Garvaghy, Errigal, County Tyrone. His father was a farm labourer who was born in Scotland. His mother was born in India.
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Known family: Francis Murray, Teresa Murray, Patrick Murray (born 28th December 1893, Ballygawley), Charles Murray (born 26th February 1896, Fintona), Francis Murray (born 7th May 1898, Ballygawley), Lucinda Murray (born 23rd June 1900, Ballygawley).
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Patrick was born on 28th December 1893 in Garvaghy, Errigal, Ballygawley, County Tyrone. He was oldest of at least four children
24/10/2021 R/man Patrick Murray (Berney) Patrick Murray was the oldest son of Francis and Teresa Murray. Francis Murray and Teresa Birney were married on 20th November 1892 in the district of Omagh.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Many thanks to Barbara Murray, to whom the three brothers were great uncles, for informing us of Francis Murray and confirming other information on the family.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Private Francis Murray is listed on page 42 of the Ballygawley War dead book.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray The CWGC record Francis as the son of Francis and Teresa Murray of Foremass, Sixmilecross, County Tyrone.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Francis brothers, Charles and Patrick, also died in World War One. Remarkably, Francis and Patrick died within 4 days of each other in August 1917.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Private Francis Murray is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery. His inscription reads: HIS PRIZE IS WON
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Private Francis Murray was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment when he was killed in action in France on 12th August 1917.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Private Francis Murray arrived in France with the Royal Irish Regiment on 17th December 1915.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Francis Murray enlisted in Londonderry. He was living in Sixmilecross.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray The 1911 census possibly lists Francis as age 12, working as a farm servant at house 27 in Altanagh, Athenree, Tyrone
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Oddly, there痴 no sign of their mother and father in the 1911 census. The family had split up.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray The 1901 census records Francis as 3 years old, living with the family at house 41 in Garvaghy, Errigal, County Tyrone. His father was a farm labourer who was born in Scotland. His mother was born in India.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Known family: Francis Murray, Teresa Murray, Patrick Murray (born 28th December 1893, Ballygawley), Charles Murray (born 26th February 1896, Fintona), Francis Murray (born 7th May 1898, Ballygawley), Lucinda Murray (born 23rd June 1900, Ballygawley).
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Francis Murray was born 7th May 1898 in Garvaghy, Ballygawley. He was the third of at least four children.
24/10/2021 Pte. Francis Murray Francis Murray was the third son of Francis and Teresa Murray. Francis Murray and Teresa Birney were married on 20th November 1892 in the district of Omagh.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Private Charles Murray is listed on page 16 of the Ballygawley War dead book.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray The CWGC record Charles as the son of Francis and Teresa Murray of Lurganbuoy, Dumnoyle, Sixmilecross, County Tyrone.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Private Charles Murray is buried in Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery in Alexandria in Egypt. His inscription reads: WITH GOD FOR EVER
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Private Charles Murray was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he died of enteric fever on Tuesday 9th November 1915.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Private Charles Murray arrived in the Balkans with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers on 9th August 1915.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Charles Murray enlisted in Omagh.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray The 1911 census possibly lists Charles as age 15, working as a servant at house 16 in Fallaghearn, Foremass, Tyrone.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Oddly, there痴 no sign of their mother and father in the 1911 census. The family had split up.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray The 1901 census records Charles as 5 years old, living with the family at house 41 in Garvaghy, Errigal, County Tyrone. His father was a farm labourer who was born in Scotland. His mother was born in India.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Known family: Francis Murray, Teresa Murray, Patrick Murray (born 28th December 1893, Ballygawley), Charles Murray (born 26th February 1896, Fintona), Francis Murray (born 7th May 1898, Ballygawley), Lucinda Murray (born 23rd June 1900, Ballygawley).
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Charles Murray was born on 26th February 1896 in Mullanboy, which lies just north of Fintona, County Tyrone. He was the second of at least four children.
24/10/2021 Pte. Charles Murray Charles Murray was the second son of Francis and Teresa Murray. Francis Murray and Teresa Birney were married on 20th November 1892 in the district of Omagh.
24/10/2021 Pte. Edward Murphy Private Edward Murphy has no known grave has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. The Thiepval Memorial, the Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in the Somme sector before 20 March 1918 and have no known grave. Over 90% of those commemorated died between July and November 1916.
24/10/2021 Pte. Edward Murphy Private Edward Murphy arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
24/10/2021 Pte. Edward Murphy Family: Thomas Murphy, Martha Murphy, Edward Murphy (born 20th March 1885), Mary Ellen Murphy (born 4th August 1891).
24/10/2021 Pte. Edward Murphy Edward Murphy was born 20th March 1885 in Clonfeacle in County Tyrone. He was the elder of two children, both born in the Benburb area.
24/10/2021 Pte. Edward Murphy Edward Murphy was the only son of Thomas and Martha Murphy. Thomas Murphy and Martha McKeown were married on 30th August 1882 in the district of Dungannon.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan 03252
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan 03250
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan 03251
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24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan The CWGC record Private William John Moan as the son of W J and Catherine Moan of Aughnacloy, County Tyrone, Ireland.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan Private William John Moan is buried in Anneux British Cemetery, west of Cambrai in France.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan Private William John Moan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Auckland Infantry Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force (N.Z.E.F.) when he was killed in action in France on 1st October 1918.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan On July 20th he returned to the front. On 27th July he was slightly wounded, but was back at the front later that day.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan Private Moan was wounded in February/March 1918 when he received a shrapnel wound in the buttock. On 1st June he returned to his battalion.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan After training, he embarked from Wellington on 14th July 1917. Private Moan arrived in France in September 1917.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan William enlisted Auckland on 1st March 1917. He named his next of kin as his mother, Catherine, who was still living in Aughnacloy.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan Prior to enlisting William worked as a gardener at the Ellerslie Convent. Ellerslie is a suburb of Auckland.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan The 1901 census possibly lists William as age 30, a farm servant at house 15 in Mullybrannon, Bernagh, Dungannon.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan Possible family: William J Moan, Catherine Moan, James Moan (born 29th June 1869), Patrick Moan (born 14th March 1871), Catherine Moan (born 22nd June 1872, Bridget Moan (born 12th April 1874), Mary Moan (born 24th May 1875), William John Moan (born 16th February 1877), Alice Moan (born 3rd November 1878).
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan William John Moan was born on 16th February 1877 in Aughnacloy, County Tyrone. He was one of a number of children, all born in the Aughnacloy area. It is difficult to ascertain the exact family because, from the late 1870s, there were two Moan/McKenna families in Aughnacloy.
24/10/2021 Pte. William John Moan William John Moan was a son of William and Catherine Moan. William J Moan and Catherine McKenna were married on 6th August 1868 in the district of Dungannon.
23/10/2021 Pte. Joseph James Murphy At present we believe this to be Private James Joseph Murphy of Caledon, who served with the King's (Liverpool) Regiment.
23/10/2021 Pte. Joseph James Murphy 03249
23/10/2021 Pte. Joseph James Murphy There is a Private J J Murphy on Dungannon War Memorial, on the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers panel.
23/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mullen The cemetery at Terlincthun was begun in June 1918 when the space available for service burials in the civil cemeteries of Boulogne and Wimereux was exhausted. It was used chiefly for burials from the base hospitals.
23/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mullen Private Mullen was buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery which is situated on the northern outskirts of Boulogne. There were a number of base hospitals in the locality, so it may be presumed he died either as the result of illness or of injuries received.
23/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mullen Private Patrick Mullen was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders when he died in France on Tuesday 29th October 1918.
23/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mullen Private Patrick Mullen arrived in France with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders on 10th August 1914.
23/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mullen Known family: Patrick Mullen (born 4th January 1881), John Mullen (born 21st April 1882), Elizabeth Mullen (born 30th July 1883, died 21st October 1883), Elizabeth Mullen (born 18th September 1884).
23/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mullen Patrick Mullen was born in Dungannon on born 4th January 1881. He was one of at least three children, all born in Dungannon.
23/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mullen There was only one Patrick Mullen born in Dungannon between 1879 and 1883, according to GRONI. The following family details are based on that fact.
23/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mullen Patrick Mullen was born in Dungannon.
23/10/2021 Pte. Charles Mullan 03248
23/10/2021 Pte. Charles Mullan Private Charles Mullan is buried in Guards Cemetery in Lesboeufs. Lesboeufs lies sixteen kilometres north-east of Albert in France.
23/10/2021 Pte. Charles Mullan The CWGC record Private Charles Mullan as the son of Charles and Mary Ann Mullan, of 66 Hawthorn Street, Belfast and a native of Caledon, County Tyrone.
23/10/2021 Pte. Charles Mullan Private Charles Mullan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action in France on Monday 25th September 1916 in France.
23/10/2021 Pte. Charles Mullan Known family: Charles Mullan, Mary Anne Mullan, Alice Mullan (born 28th May 1880) John Mullan (born 29th June 1881), Mary Mullan 28 (born 1st October 1882), Annie Mullan 26 (born 29th June 1884), Charles Mullan (born 6th October 1885), James Mullan (born 28th June 1887), Peter Francis Mullan (born about 1890), Joseph Alphonsus Mullan (born about 1895), Veronica Agnes Mullan (born about 1900)
23/10/2021 Pte. Charles Mullan Charles Mullan was born 6th October 1885 in Caledon, County Tyrone. He was one of at least nine children.
23/10/2021 Pte. Charles Mullan Charles Mullan was the son of Charles and Mary Ann Mullan. Charles Mullan and Mary Sherry were married on 16th February 1879 in the district of Dungannon.
17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew Private Patrick Mulgrew is listed on page 64 of the Ballygawley War Dead book.
17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew Private Patrick Mulgrew is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.
17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew In his will, he left all to his wife Mary, who was living at 27 Scott's Lane, Port Glasgow.
17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew Private Patrick Mulgrew arrived in France with the Liverpool Regiment on 4th March 1915.
17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew Known family: James Mulgrew, Jane Mulgrew, Patrick Mulgrew (born 10th August 1872)
17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew Patrick Mulgrew was born on 10th August 1872 in Ballygawley, County Tyrone. GRONI records suggest he may have been a only child.
17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my wife, Mary Mulgrew, 27 Scot Lane, Port Glasgow, Scotland.
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17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew Last Will and Testament of Private Patrick Mulgrew:
17/10/2021 Pte. Patrick Mulgrew Patrick Mulgrew was the son of James and Jane Mulgrew. James Mulgrew and Jane Hughes were married on 13th February 1872 in the district of Dungannon.
17/10/2021 Pioneer George Mulgrew It seems plausible that he had been wounded on the Gallipoli peninsula and died on a vessel during evacuation.
17/10/2021 Pioneer George Mulgrew Known family: George Mulgrew, Katy Mulgrew, Joseph Mulgrew (born 7th October 1878), Mary Mulgrew (born 24th September 1881), George Mulgrew (born 2nd October 1883), James Mulgrew (born 25th December 1886).
17/10/2021 Pioneer George Mulgrew George Mulgrew was born 2nd October 1883 at Brackaville, near Coalisland. He was one of at least four children, all born in the Coalisland area.
17/10/2021 Pioneer George Mulgrew George Mulgrew (senior) was a blacksmith.
17/10/2021 Pioneer George Mulgrew George Mulgrew was the son of George and Kate Mulgrew. George Mulgrew and Kate Daly were married on 9th August 1877 in the districted of Cookstown, in Stewartstown RC Chapel.
17/10/2021 Pte. James Moynagh Private James Moynagh is listed on page 50 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
17/10/2021 Pte. James Moynagh Private James Moynagh is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
17/10/2021 Pte. James Moynagh Family: John Moynagh, Bridget Moynagh, James Moynagh (born about 1898), Robert H Moynagh (born 22nd June 1900), William Moynagh (born 18th March 1902).
17/10/2021 Pte. James Moynagh James Moynagh was born about 1897 in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
17/10/2021 Pte. James Moynagh It seems likely that Bridget and Sarah were related.
17/10/2021 Pte. James Moynagh James Moynagh was the son of John and Bridget Moynagh. John Moynagh and Bridget McIlhinny were married on 20th July 1898 in the district of Dungannon.
17/10/2021 Pte. James Moynagh They had one child, John, born on 8th June 1893 in Fivemiletown. Sarah died two weeks after giving birth, on 22nd June 1893, aged 23.
17/10/2021 Pte. James Moynagh James father had been married previously. John Moynagh and Sarah McIlhinny were married on 27th July 1891 in the district of Dungannon.
17/10/2021 Pte. George Morrow Private George Morrow is listed on page 32 of the Fivemiletown War Dead Book.
17/10/2021 Pte. George Morrow Private George Morrow is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Lance Corporal Joseph Dickey Morrison is also commemorated on Moneydig Roll of Honour.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Lance Corporal Joseph Dickey Morrison is also commemorated locally on the family headstone in Moy Church of Ireland Churchyard.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Lance Corporal Joseph Dickey Morrison is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Lance Corporal Joseph Dickey Morrison has no known grave and is commemorated on Pozieres Memorial in France.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison The 1911 census records Joseph Dickey as 12 years old. He was at school. The family were living in the Square in Moy. John was still clerk of petty sessions.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Family: John Morrison, Elizabeth Morrison, Annie Smith Morrison (born 1st October 1906). Elizabeth had two children from a previous marriage.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison John remarried. John Morrison and Elizabeth Burton were married on 6th September 1905 in the district of Dungannon. They had once child.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Joseph痴 father John Morrison was also a Justice of the Peace and Postmaster, Auctioneer and Valuer.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison The 1901 census records Dickey as 2 years old. His father was the postmaster of Moy Post Office. The family was living in the Square in Moy. John was also clerk of petty sessions.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Family: John Morrison, Anna Morrison, Hugh Rankin Morrison (born 22nd November 1893), Joseph Dickey Morrison (born 15th August 1898), Annie Smith Morrison 4 (born 27th May 1901, died 17th February 1902, age 6 months).
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Joseph Dickey Morrison was born in Moy, Tyrone on 15th August 1898. He was one of three children, all born in the Moy area.
16/10/2021 L/Corp Joseph Dickey Morrison Joseph Dickey Morrison was the youngest son of John and Anna Bella Morrison. John Morrison and Anna Dickey were married on 7th April 1891 in the district of Newry and Mourne.
16/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Henry Morgan Private T H Morgan , 49th Battalion. He was admitted to this C.C.S on 6-4-18 suffering from a penetrating gun shot wound in the chest and gunshot wounds in both arms, the left arm being fractured. He was operated on the 8-4-18, but died on that date. He was buried by Rev. M W Cuthbert on the 9th April 1918. His place of burial is Grave no 20 Row X Plot 1 communal Cemetery Extension, Gezaincourt, near Doullens.
16/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Henry Morgan The CWGC record Private Thomas Henry Morgan as the son of Jane and Henry Morgan of Federal Chambers, Molesworth Street, Lismore, New South Wales. He is listed as being a native of County Tyrone, Ireland.
16/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Henry Morgan Private Thomas Henry Morgan is buried in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension in France.
16/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Henry Morgan Known family: Henry Morgan, Jane Morgan, Thomas Henry Morgan (born 18th March 1885), Leslie C Morgan (born 17th March 1887), Edith E Morgan (born 23rd May 1889), Isabella Morgan (born 1st August 1891, died 2nd March 1897, age 5), William Charles Morgan (born 19th November 1894), Ernest Ralph Morgan (born 23rd December 1899).
16/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Henry Morgan Thomas Henry Morgan was born on 18th March 1885 near Newmills. He was the oldest of at least six children, all born in the Coalisland area.
16/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Henry Morgan Thomas Henry Morgan was the eldest son Henry and Jane Morgan. Henry Morgan and Jane Christie were married on 24th July 1883 in Derry City.
15/10/2021 R/man Frederick William Moore 03246
15/10/2021 R/man Frederick William Moore Rifleman Frederick Moore is also commemorated on Banbridge War Memorial.
15/10/2021 R/man Frederick William Moore Rifleman Fred Moore arrived in France with the Royal Irish Rifles on 5th October 1915.
15/10/2021 R/man Frederick William Moore Known family: Robert Moore, Mary Moore, Robert Moore (born 27th May 1888), Thomas Moore (born 11th June 1890), Helena Moore (born 16th January 1892), William Frederick Moore (born 1st September 1897).
15/10/2021 R/man Frederick William Moore William Frederick Moore was born in Seapatrick, County Down on 1st September 1897. He was the youngest of four children, all born in the Banbridge area.
15/10/2021 R/man Frederick William Moore Frederick William Moore was the youngest son of Robert and Mary Moore. Robert Moore and Mary Connor were married on 20th May 1887 in the district of Banbridge.
14/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Moore Private Thomas Moore is listed on page 38 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
14/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Moore The CWGC record Private Thomas Moore as the foster son of Patrick McAloon of Glenoo, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
14/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Moore Private Thomas Moore is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
14/10/2021 Pte. Mick Moore The CWGC record Private Mick Moore as the son of William G and Catherine Moore of Drumey, Newmills, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
14/10/2021 Pte. Mick Moore Private Mick Moore is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
14/10/2021 Pte. Mick Moore Known family: William James Moore, Catherine Moore, John Moore (born 10th December 1874), Mary Moore (born 5th July 1876, died 14th July 1876) , Joseph Moore (born 14th November 1878), Mary Moore (born 7th September 1880), James Moore (born 18th April 1882) Patrick Moore (born 8th June 1884), Michael Moore (born 10th October 1886), Denis Moore (born 3rd September 1888, died 3rd September 1888), Catherine Moore (born 21st April 1891).
14/10/2021 Pte. Mick Moore Michael Moore was born on 10th October 1886. He was one of at least nine children, seven surviving, all born in the Newmills area.
14/10/2021 Pte. Mick Moore Michael Moore was the youngest son of William and Catherine Moore. William James Moore and Catherine Cush were married on 27th November 1873 in the district of Dungannon.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery The CWGC record Private Walter Montgomery as the son of Thomas Montgomery of Newmills, Tyrone.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Private Walter Montgomery is also commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Private Walter Montgomery is commemorated locally on the Newmills Parish Church WWI Roll of Honour and on Newmills L.O.L. 183 Roll of Honour.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Private Walter Augustus Montgomery is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery. His inscription reads: HIS SUNNY SMILE IS BANISHED HIS STEP HATH PASSED AWAY
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Walter Montgomery enlisted on 15th August 1918. He was 19 years old and had been working as a farm labourer. He gives his address as Beech Grove, Coalisland. Beechgrove House lay due west of Coalisland near Derryvale Woollen Mill.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery The 1911 census records the family living in Farlough, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. Twelve year old Walter was still at school.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Walter痴 mother, Margaret Montgomery died on 6th August 1905 in the Moy area, aged 39. Walter would have been six years old.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Known Family: Thomas Montgomery, Margaret Montgomery, Thomas Montgomery (born 9th January 1893, died 2nd April 1895, age 2), John Jack William Montgomery (born 4th November 1894), Lillian Montgomery (born 16th October 1896), Walter Augustus Montgomery (born 17th February 1899), Charlotte Lola Montgomery (born 13th August 1901), Mary Montgomery (born 17th October 1903), Thomas Montgomery (born 30th July 1905).
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery The 1901 census shows Walter Augustus as age 2 living with the family at house 23 in Grange, Moy, Tyrone. Thomas is working as a gardener.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Walter Montgomery was born on 17th February 1899 in Moy, County Tyrone. He was one of at least seven children, all born in the Moy area.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Margaret痴 maiden is variously spelt Bryan or Bryers.
11/10/2021 Pte. Walter Augustus Montgomery Walter Augustus Montgomery was the son of Thomas and Margaret Montgomery. Thomas Montgomery and Margaret Bryan on 1st July 1892 in the district of Dungannon.
11/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Montgomery Private Thomas Montgomery is listed on pages 30-31 of the Ballygawley War Dead book
11/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Montgomery Private Thomas Montgomery is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
11/10/2021 Pte. Thomas Montgomery Private Montgomery arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Service No 17549, on 5th October 1915.
09/10/2021 Pte. Samuel Montgomery Private Samuel Montgomery arrived in France with the Highland Light Infantry on 16th June 1915.
08/10/2021 L/Corp George Moffatt 03245
08/10/2021 L/Corp George Moffatt Lance Corporal George Moffatt is listed on page 31 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
08/10/2021 L/Corp George Moffatt Lance Corporal George Moffatt is commemorated locally on the Roll of Honour in Fivemiletown Methodist Church and on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Many thanks to Mark Byers in Fivemiletown and the North Irish Horse Facebook page.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Private Robert Mills is listed on page 79 of the Fivemiletown book, from which some of these details come from.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Private Robert Mills is also commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills The Rev John McDowell held a service at the house prior to the funeral and also officiated at the graveside after which the usual volleys were fired and the Last Post sounded.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills At his funeral, a detachment of the Duke of Cornwall痴 Light Infantry stationed at Enniskillen was present and marched in front of the hearse. Immediately after the hearse, the Fivemiletown branch of the Comrades of the Great War, numbering over forty, marched the procession in charge of Lieutenant Armstrong and Captain Robert Bloomfield.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Meningitis set in and Private Robert Mills died in Armagh on Monday 26th October 1919.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills In October 1919 Private Robert Mills was admitted to hospital again, suffering from his former injury.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills From France he was brought home to England and sent to the U.V.F. Hospital in Belfast where he was discharged in June 1919.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Private Mills was released after the Armistice and was sent to hospital in France.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills By October 1918 he was being held at Friedrichsfeld, and soon after, at Merseberg. During the time he was a prisoner in Germany, he got hurt working at bar iron and septic poisoning set in.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Private Mills was taken prisoner of war on 2nd April 1918 at the Battle of Kemmel Hill
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills In June 1916 Mills' squadron joined C and F Squadrons of the North Irish Horse to form the 2nd North Irish Horse Regiment, serving as corps cavalry to X Corps until September 1917, when the regiment was disbanded and most of the men were transferred to the infantry. Like the majority, on 20 September Mills joined the 9th (Service) Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. He was posted to A Company.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Private Robert Mills arrived in France on 6th October 1915 with the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons Service Squadron, Service No 155. The squadron was then serving as divisional cavalry to the 36th (Ulster) Division.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Robert Mills enlisted in November 1914.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills The 1911 census paper, although slightly damaged, shows Robert as age 15 still living with the family at house 12 in Tullyquin Glebe, Aughintane, County Tyrone. His father is listed as a farm servant, as is Robert.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills The 1901 census lists Robert as age 5 living with the family at house 12 in Tullyquinn Glebe, Aughintane, County Tyrone. His father and his mother were both labourers.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Known family: William Mills, Margaret Mills, William Mills (born 16th January 1889), Eliza Mills (born 3rd June 1891), Maggie Mills (born 2nd February 1894), Robert Mills (born 21st March 1896), Alice Mills (born 26th April 1901).
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Robert Mills was born on 21st March 1896. He was one of at least five children, all born in the Fivemiletown area.
05/10/2021 Pte. Robert Mills Robert Mills was the youngest son of William and Margaret Mills. William Mills and Margaret Kane were married on 12th November 1888 in the district of Dungannon.
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03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan Corporal William Milligan is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan Private Milligan arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan William Milligan originally enlisted in Dungannon with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Service No. 16907).
03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan The 1911 census lists William as age 14, living with the family at house 22 in Milltown, Dungannon. William had left school and was working as a telegram boy. His father was a carter
03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan William Milligan attended Drumglass Boys National School in Dungannon.
03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan Family: Thomas Milligan, Sarah Ann Milligan, Matilda Milligan (born 27th February 1891), Hugh Harris Milligan (born 28th March 1894), James Milligan (born 11th January 1896, died 6th February 1896), William Milligan (born 1st March 1897), Anne Milligan (born 6th October 1898), Elizabeth Milligan (born 29th April 1900), Harriet Milligan (born 15th October 1906), Mary Minnie Milligan (born 29th June 1908)
03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan The 1901 census lists William as age 4 living with the family at house 4 in Templereagh, Stewartstown, County Tyrone. His father, Thomas Milligan, was a farm labourer.
03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan William Milligan was born on 1st March 1897 in Donaghenry, Stewartstown. He was one of eight children, seven surviving, all born in the Stewartstown area.
03/10/2021 Corp William Milligan William Milligan was the son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Milligan. Thomas Milligan and Sarah Hyde were married on 14th May 1890 in the district of Cookstown, presumably Stewartstown.
03/10/2021 Pte. James Millar 03242
03/10/2021 Pte. James Millar 03241
03/10/2021 Pte. James Millar 03243
03/10/2021 Pte. James Millar Private James Millar re-joined his unit on 30th October.
03/10/2021 Pte. James Millar On 29th September 1916 Private James Millar received a gunshot wound to his lower extremities and/or shoulder. He was transferred to Hardelot General Hspital. On 14th October he was moved to a convalescent depot at Boulogne.
03/10/2021 R/man Thomas McMinn 03240
03/10/2021 R/man Thomas McMinn 03239
03/10/2021 R/man Thomas McMinn On enlistment, he gave his occupation as ploughman. He was working and living in Chertsey, New Zealand for Mr A Doig, possibly Andrew Doig.
02/10/2021 Pte. Robert Symington 03238
02/10/2021 Pte. Peter Rafferty 03237
02/10/2021 Pte. James Millar The 1911 census lists James as age 24 living with his father at house 13 in Mullyrodden, Clonaneese, Tyrone. His mother had died and he and his father were farmers.
02/10/2021 Pte. James Millar His mother, Isabella Millar, died on 4th May 1907 in the Dungannon area, age 43.
02/10/2021 Pte. James Millar The 1901 census lists James as age 16 living with the family at house 1 in Mullyrodden, Clonaneese, County Tyrone. The family were farmers. James was surprisingly still at school.
02/10/2021 Pte. James Millar Known family: John Miller, Isabella Miller, Sarah Jane Miller (born 25th January 1884), James Miller (born 22nd April 1885), Thomas Miller (born 3rd September 1887), Robert Miller (born 14th March 1889).
02/10/2021 Pte. James Millar James Millar was born on 22nd April 1885. He was one of four children, all born in the Mullyrodden, Clonaneese / Clonavaddy area.
02/10/2021 Pte. James Millar James Miller was the son of John and Isabella Millar. John Millar and Isabella Givan were married on 21st November 1882 in the district of Dungannon.
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh Private Lewis Meenagh is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh The 1911 census records that Lewis was married to Catherine and living in Beragh, County Tyrone. Lewis was a postman. Known family: Lewis Meenagh, Catherine Meenagh, Margaret Meenagh (born 9th November 1910, Dungannon), Elizabeth Meenagh (born 17th March 1912, Sixmilecross), Eleanor Meenagh (born 2nd March 1913, Sixmilecross), Letty Meenagh (born 7th April 1914, Sixmilecross), Louis Meenagh (born 21st September 1916, Fintona).
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh Lewis Meenagh and Catherine Anthony were married on 10th August 1909 in the district of Omagh. They went on to have five children.
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh Lewis was employed at Messrs Stevenson and Son, linen manufacturers, Dungannon.
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh The 1901 census shows Lewis as 17 years old. Hewas living with his brothers and sisters at Georges Street, Dungannon. Both his parents had died. Lewis was working as a linen lapper.
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh Isabella Meenagh died on 22nd May 1893 in Dungannon aged 42. Robert Meenagh died on 1st February 1895 aged 59.
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh Known family: Robert Meenagh, Isabella Meenagh, Isabella Ellen Meenagh (born 28th July 1871), John Robert Meenagh (born 15th April 1876), Jane Meenagh (born 2nd November 1880), Lewis Meenagh (born 8th August 1882), Ida Delis Meenagh (born 9th January 1885), Mary Meenagh (born 18th November 1886), Sophia Meenagh (born 19th July 1890).
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh Lewis was born in Drumglass, Dungannon on 8th August 1882.
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh Lewis Meenagh was the son of Robert and Isabella Meenagh. Robert Meenagh and Isabella Elliott were married in Dungannon on 24th June 1870.
02/10/2021 Pte. Lewis Meenagh 03236
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