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30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard The CWGC record Sapper James Joseph Leonard as the son of James and Sarah A Leonard of Brackaville, Coalisland, County Tyrone.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard Sapper James Joseph Leonard is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard His inscription reads: NO KING OR SAINT HAD TOMB SO PROUD AS HE WHOSE FLAG BECOMES HIS SHROUD. The quote comes from the Irish poet Thomas Osborne Davis’ poem ‘Nationality’.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard Sapper James Joseph Leonard is buried in Cambrin Military Cemetery in France.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard The war diary shows that in October 1918 the Company were based in Auchy constructing pontoons for crossing the Heute Deûle Canal and attempting to stop a leak or a 'cut' in the canal bank. The diary for 13 October records: ‘No. 3 (Section) in canal cut. Sappers Leonard and Dunnington killed and the stopping of the leak was not successful.’
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard Sapper Leonard was killed at the Heute Deûle Canal along with Sapper Henry Dunnington (Service No 139880), one month before the end of the war.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard Sapper James Joseph Leonard was serving with the 157th Field Company of the Royal Engineers when he died in France on 12th October 1918.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard Sapper James Joseph Leonard arrived in France with Royal Engineers on 29th September 1915.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard James Leonard enlisted in Tuam, County Galway, where he was working.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard The 1911 census records that James no longer lived with the family in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. His father was a stone mason. The rest of the family worked in the mill.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard The 1901 census shows 15 year old James to be working as a mill worker. He was living with the family at Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. His father was a brick layer.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard Known family: James Leonard, Sarah Ann Leonard, John Leonard (born about 1881), Lizzie Leonard (born about 1883), James Joseph Leonard (born 23rd September 1884), Patrick Leonard (born about 1888), Elizabeth Leonard (born about 1889), Agnes Leonard (born 27th December 1889), Annie Leonard (born about 1891), Dannie Leonard (born about 1893), Francis Leonard (born 20th May 1897).
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard James Leonard was born on 23rd September 1884 in Brackaville, Coalisland. He was one of at least nine children.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard James Joseph Leonard was a son of James and Sarah Ann Leonard, nee Quinn.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard In his will, James left all to his mother, Sarah Ann Leonard, who was living at Brackaville, Coalisland.
30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my mother, Sarah Ann Leonard, of Brackaville, Coalisland, County Tyrone Ireland. Sapper James Joseph Leonard. 36704 Royal Engineers.
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30/07/2021 Sapper James Joseph Leonard Last Will and Testament of Sapper James Joseph Leonard dated 22nd July 1915:
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29/07/2021 Pte. Robert George Lawson Private George Robert Lawson is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
29/07/2021 Pte. Robert George Lawson Known family: William John Lawson, Matilda Lawson, Samuel Lawson (born 26th December 1887), William Lawson (born 2nd February 1890), George Robert Lawson (born 24th March 1892), Joseph Lawson (born 25th January 1894), Thomas Lawson (born 31st December 1895), Matilda Lawson (born 2nd September 1897), Albert Lawson (born 18th February 1899), Mabel Lawson (born 28th June 1900), Mary Jane Lawson (born 22nd July 1901), Edith Lawson (born 17th December 1902), Dorothea Lawson (born 22nd November 1907), Violet Lawson (born 15th December 1908).
29/07/2021 Pte. Robert George Lawson The 1901 census show nine year old George living with the family at Breezes Row, Dungannon. His father was a baker.
29/07/2021 Pte. Robert George Lawson George Lawson was born 24th March 1892 in Dungannon. He was one of at least twelve children, all born in Dungannon.
28/07/2021 Pte. Robert George Lawson George Robert Lawson was the son of William John and Matilda Lawson. William Lawson and Matilda McAteer were married on 14th January 1887 in the district of Dungannon.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty Bernard Laverty enlisted in Hamilton, Lanarkshire. He was living in Motherwell.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty Private Bernard Laverty has no known grave and is commemorated on panel 10 on Ploegsteert Memorial in Belgium.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty He later served with the Leinster Regiment, service number 18174.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty Private Laverty served initially with the Connaught Rangers, service number 6619.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty Reports suggest that his father died and his mother remarried. This may explain why no record can be found of the family in the 1911 census.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty The 1901 census records Bernard Laverty as age 1 living at house 13 in Annaghnaboe, Meenagh, Tyrone. His father was a farmer.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty Known family: Charles Laverty, Catherine Laverty, Bernard Laverty (born 28th October 1899), Arthur P Laverty (born 24th March 1901, died 12th May 1902, age 1), Mary Laverty (born 13th May 1903).
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty Bernard was born on 28th October 1899 in Clonoe, Coalisland, County Tyrone. He was one of three children, all born in the Coalisland area.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty Bernard Laverty was the oldest son of Charles and Catherine Laverty. Charles Laverty and Catherine McGrath were married on 30th July 1898 in the district of Dungannon.
28/07/2021 Pte. Bernard Laverty Private Bernard Laverty was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Leinster Regiment when he was killed in France on the 4th September 1918.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle Private Edward Lavelle is listed on page 34 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle The CWGC record Private Edward Lavelle as the son of Hugh and Lucy Lavelle, of Crieve Hill, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle Private Edward Lavelle is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle Private Edward Lavelle has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in France.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle Private Edward Lavelle was serving with the 20th Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 24th July 1916.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle In 1915 Edward enlisted in Southport. He was living in Birkdale, Lancashire.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle The 1911 census records Edward as age 18 living with the family at house 11 in Creevehill, Cross, Fermanagh. They were a farming family.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle Creevehill lies just south west of Fivemiletown on the Tyrone / Fermanagh county boundary.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle The 1901 census lists Edward as age 9 living with the large family at house 25 in Creevehill, Cross, Fermanagh. His father was a farmer.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle Known family: Hugh Lavelle, Lucy Lavelle, John Lavelle (born 17th February 1877), Bernard Lavelle (born 12th June 1878), Michael Lavelle (born 18th June 1879), Bridget Philip Lavelle (born 20th August 1880, died 15th December 1886, age 6), Hugh Patrick Lavelle (born 4th July 1882), William James Lavelle (born 28th September 1883), Joseph Lavelle (born 1st May 1885), Charles Philip Lavelle (born 2nd October 1886), Sarah Lavelle (born 13th March 1888, died 2nd July 1889, age 1), Martha Ethel Lavelle (born 29th November 1889), Edward Lavelle (born 7th January 1892), Laurence Lavelle (born 22nd January 1894), Thomas Henry Lavelle (born 22nd January 1894), Cornelius Lavelle (born 25th April 1897), Mary Elizabeth Lavelle (born 9th June 1899).
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle Edward Lavelle was born on 7th January 1892 in County Fermanagh, probably Creevehill. He was one of fifteen children, thirteen surviving, all born in the Lisnaskea area.
27/07/2021 Pte. Edward Lavelle Edward Lavelle was the son of Hugh and Lucy Lavelle. Hugh Lavelle and Lucy Hergatin were married on 24th February 1876 in the district of Fermanagh.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Private Samuel Lambe is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Private Samuel Lambe has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in France.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Samuel’s brother, Private David Lambe, also served. He was shot in the leg and injured on 1st July. He survived the war.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Private Samuel Lambe arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Samuel Lambe was a member of Holdfast L.O.L. 1620.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe The 1911 census shows Samuel to be 13 years old. He was a mill worker. The family was living at Lisnahull, Derrygortreavy, Tyrone.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe The 1901 census records Samuel as a 5 year old scholar. The family were living at Mullaghconor Glebe, Donaghmore. Thomas was a retired farmer and baker. Samuel’s brother, Arthur, was a baker.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Known family 2: Thomas Henry Lambe, Jane Lambe, David H Lambe (born 19th July 1893), Herbert Lambe (born 5th December 1894), Samuel Lambe (born 17th April 1896), William Lambe (born 17th April 1896), Margaret Lambe (born 7th June 1900).
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Samuel was one of five children, all born in the Dungannon area.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Samuel Victor Lambe was the son of Thomas and Jane Lambe. He was born on 17th April 1896 in Donaghmore.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Thomas Lambe and Jane Montgomery married on 1st August 1892 in the district of Dungannon.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Thomas Henry Lambe remarried.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Agnes Lambe died on 30th November 1890 in Dungannon, aged 34.
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Known family 1: Thomas Henry Lambe, Agnes Lambe, William Lambe (born 7th September 1874, Lurgan), Arthur Lambe (born 5th June 1876, Lurgan), Agnes Lambe (born 8th June 1878, Lurgan), Mary Minnie Lambe (born 4th November 1880, Cookstown), William Lambe (born 24th April 1882, Cookstown), Edwin Lambe (born 6th January 1884, Armagh), Mary Minnie Lambe (born 22nd August 1885, Dungannon), Bertha Lambe (born 4th December 1887, Dungannon), Florence E Lambe (born 22nd July 1889, Dungannon)
26/07/2021 Pte. Samuel Lambe Samuel Victor Lambe was the son of Thomas Henry Lambe. Samuel Lambe initially married Agnes Hall in Lurgan on 26th December 1873 in the district of Armagh. They had at least nine children.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox The CWGC record Sapper John Connor Knox as the son of Mrs Mary J Knox of Roxburgh, Bangor, County Down.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox Sapper John Connor Knox is also commemorated on the WWI Memorial Plaque in Bangor Grammar School.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox Sapper John Connor Knox is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox The 1911 census lists John Connor as age 12, living with the family at house 2 in Rangurly Avenue, Bangor, County Down. He was still at school. John’s mother was a widow and gave her occupation as “Dividends”.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox The family later moved to Bangor.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox John’s father, Charles Knox, died of heart disease in the Dungannon area on 15th June 1901, aged 47. John was two years old.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox Known family: Charles Knox, Mary Minnie J Knox, Sophia Knox (born 21st May 1884, Cookstown), Kathleen Knox (born born 14th July 1896, Dungannon), John Connor Knox (born 20th March 1899, Dungannon).
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox John Connor Knox was born in Dungannon on 20th March 1899. He was the youngest of three children.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox John Connor Knox was the only son of Charles and Mary J Knox. Charles Knox and Mary Minnie Knox were married on 22nd February 1882 in Richhill Presbyterian Church.
26/07/2021 Sapper John Connor Knox The 1901 census records John as 2 years old, living with the family at Union Place, Dungannon. His father Charles was a woollen draper.
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21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick In his will, Thomas left all to his brothers Francis and Robert.
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick The family details have been acquired through a process of elimination and deduction. There is no proof that these are correct.
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick Company Sergeant Major Thomas Kirkpatrick arrived in France on 5th October 1915.
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick The 1911 census does not list Thomas as living with the family at house 4 in Lisnawery, Favor Royal.
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick The 1901 census does not list Thomas as living with the family at house 2 in Lisnawery, Favor Royal, Tyrone. His mother was a widow. They were a farming family.
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick Thomas was living in Augher when he went to Omagh to enlist. Because he became a Company Sergeant Major, it may be assumed that he had a long service in the army.
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick There was a Francis Kirkpatrick who died in the Ballygawley area on 14th November 1889, aged 44. This is presumed to be his father. Thomas would have been just seven years old.
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick Known family: Francis Kirkpatrick, Isabella Kirkpatrick, Thomas Kirkpatrick (born 30th May 1882), Francis Kirkpatrick (born 24th March 1884), Robert Kirkpatrick (born 2nd May 1886), Andrew Kirkpatrick (born 21st February 1888).
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick Thomas Kirkpatrick was born on 30th May 1882 in Errigal, County Tyrone. He was the eldest of four sons, all born in the Ballygawley area.
21/07/2021 CSM Thomas Kirkpatrick Thomas Kirkpatrick was the son of Francis and Isabella Kirkpatrick. Francis Kirkpatrick and Isabella Clements were married on 21st August 1879 in the district of Omagh.
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20/07/2021 Pte. William Reid Kilpatrick Private William Kilpatrick is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Kerr There is a Private J Carr listed on the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers panel of the Dungannon War Memorial. We believe this is the man.
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16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan The CWGC record Private Thomas James Kernaghan as the son of Thomas Kernaghan of Annaloughan, Augher, County Tyrone.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Private Thomas James Kernaghan is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial, listed as being from Annaloughan.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Private Thomas Kernaghan is buried in St Sever Cemetery on the outskirts of Rouen in France. His inscription reads: EVER REMEMBERED BY HIS LOVING BROTHERS AND SISTERS AND BROTHER IN LAW
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan In his will Thomas left all to his sister Charlotte.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Private Thomas James Kernaghan was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died on 4th December 1915. Because he is buried in Rouen, which was a ‘hospital’ town, it seems likely that Private Thomas Kernaghan died of wounds received.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Private Thomas Kernaghan arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 29th August 1914.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Thomas Kernaghan enlisted in Omagh.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan The 1911 census has a possible listing of Thomas, aged 14, living at house 14 in Main Street, Augher. He was working as servant for the McLaren family in Augher.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan The 1901 census records Thomas as 4 years old. The family is living at Annaloughan, Augher. Thomas senior was a farmer.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Thomas’s father died in the Clogher area on 12th February 1905. He was 50 years old. Thomas would have been nine years old.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Known family: Thomas Kernaghan, Sarah Kernaghan, Thomas James Kernaghan (born 12th May 1896), Charlotte Kernaghan (born 21st July 1897), Mark Kernaghan (born 27th July 1899), Maria Kernaghan (born 31st March 1901), William John Kernaghan (born 4th January 1903), Robert Kernaghan (born 23rd November 1904), Sarah Kernaghan (born about 1909).
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Thomas Kernaghan was born on 12th May 1896 in Augher, County Tyrone. He was the oldest of at least seven children, all born in the Clogher area.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan Thomas James Kernaghan was the oldest son of Thomas and Sarah Kernaghan. Thomas Kernaghan and Sarah Cooke were married on 4th June 1895 in the district of Dungannon.
16/07/2021 Pte. Thomas James Kernaghan The 1911 census does not list Thomas as living with the family at house 8 in Annaloughan, Augher. His mother was a widow and now a farmer.
16/07/2021 Pte. John George Jones Private Jones is also commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
16/07/2021 Pte. John George Jones Private John Jones is commemorated locally on the Newmills Parish Church WWI roll of Honour and on Newmills L.O.L. 183 Dungannon Roll of Honour.
16/07/2021 Pte. John George Jones John Jones was born in Caledon, County Tyrone about 1898.
16/07/2021 Pte. John George Jones John George Jones was the son of John and Sarah Eliza Jones.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander The Belfast Private Joseph Alexander is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial at the Somme in France. He is also commemorated on Hillsborough War Memorial.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander At present, absolutely no details are available on the Mullycar Joseph Alexander’s service record.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander The Belfast Private Joseph Alexander was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. His widow was granted a war gratuity 9 July 1917, revised 14 October 1919.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander Presbyterian records relating to in Lower Clonaneese Presbyterian Church suggest he was from Mullycar and served with the Royal Irish Fusiliers. However, there is no record of this.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander The Belfast Joseph Alexander enlisted in Belfast with the Service No 22807
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander This seems extremely unlikely in the case of the Belfast man as he would have been just 14 years old.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander There was a Joseph Alexander who married Sara Jane Tollerton on 9th November 1911 at Upper Clonaneese Church, Killeeshill, County Tyrone. His residence at the time of marriage was Mullycar, Co. Tyrone.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander The 1911 census lists Robert J as age 13 living with the family at house 13 in Grange of Ballyrobert, Craigarogan, County Antrim. He was still at school.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander Family: Robert Alexander, Mary Jane Alexander, William Alexander (born 21st November 1888), Samuel L Alexander (born 10th October 1890), James Alexander (born 20th July 1892), Elizabeth Alexander (born 17th December 1894), Robert Joseph Alexander (born 3rd June 1897), David Alexander (born 5th September 1899, twin), *Mary Jane Alexander (born 5th September 1899, twin, died 22nd May 1905), Thomas J Alexander (born 3rd March 1901), Alexander Cowley Alexander (born 4th July 1903), Janet Agnes Alexander (born 30th September 1905), Mary Jane Alexander (born 18th July 1908)
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander The 1901 census lists Robert Joseph as age 4 living with the family at house 19 in Ballyrobert Grange, Craigarogan, County Antrim. They were a farming family.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander Robert Joseph Alexander was born on 3rd June 1897 at Ballyrobert. He was one of eleven children, children, ten surviving, all born in the Templepatrick area.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander Robert Joseph Alexander was the son of Robert and Mary Jane Alexander. Robert Alexander and Mary Lyle were married on 28th February 1888 in the district of Newtownabbey.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander Family: Family : Robert Alexander, Mary Alexander, John Alexander (born 1/8/1864), Robert Alexander (born 12/5/1866), Thomas Alexander (born 1/4/1868), Thomas Alexander (born 9/3/1869), Eliza Alexander (born 10/3/1870), James Alexander (born 17/2/1872), Mary Alexander (born 10/1/1874), Joseph Alexander (born 8/6/1876), Rebecca Jane Alexander (born about 1881).
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander The 1901 census lists Joseph as 22 years old. He is working on his father’s farm. His father is listed as blind. His mother has died. The family lived in Mullycar, Brantry, County Tyrone.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander Joseph was born on 8th June 1876. He was baptised on 6th March 1878 in the parish of Clonaneese. They were from the townland of Tirelugan.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander Joseph Alexander was the youngest son of Robert and Jane Alexander nee McCamon.
16/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander There are two conflicting stories for Joseph Alexander
14/07/2021 R/man Robert Kennedy The CWGC record Private Robert Kennedy as the son of James Kennedy, of Mill Street, Caledon, County Tyrone.
14/07/2021 R/man Robert Kennedy Rifleman Robert Kennedy arrived in France with the Royal Irish Rifles on 5th October 1915.
14/07/2021 R/man Robert Kennedy Known family: James Kennedy, Jane Kennedy, Robert J Kennedy (born 26th October 1886), Margaret Kennedy (8th September 1889, died 5th February 1890), Louisa Kennedy (born 2nd October 1892), William P Kennedy (born 5th February 1895), George Kennedy (born 5th December 1897), Henry Kennedy (born 25th March 1900), David Kennedy (born 1st July 1902), Margaret Kennedy (born 8th August 1904), Anne Kennedy (born 20th August 1908, died 18th September 1908).
14/07/2021 R/man Robert Kennedy Robert J Kennedy was born on 26th October 1886 near Moy on the County Armagh side of the River Blackwater. He was the eldest of ten children, seven surviving. All of whom were norn in the Loughgall area.
14/07/2021 R/man Robert Kennedy The variations of the maiden name are considerable. These include Chambers, Cheevers, Shivers and Sugars.
14/07/2021 R/man Robert Kennedy Robert Kennedy was the eldest son of James and Jane Kennedy. Best fit for their marriage is of a James Kennedy and Mary Chambers being married on 29th May 1884 in the district of Dungannon.
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14/07/2021 Maj Henry Newton Kelly Major Henry Newton Kelly is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
14/07/2021 Maj Henry Newton Kelly Henry Newton Kelly left behind a wife and family.
14/07/2021 Maj Henry Newton Kelly Beatrice Maude Ismay and Henry Newton Kelly were married on 3rd February 1904 in Nagpur, Bengal, India.
14/07/2021 Maj Henry Newton Kelly Henry Kelly was educated at Charterhouse and Sandhurst in England.
14/07/2021 Maj Henry Newton Kelly Known family: Henry Russell Kelly, Mary Howard Kelly, Henry Newton Kelly (born on 24th January 1870), Mary Kelly (born 15th February 1871), Courtney Russell Kelly (born 20th February 1872), Anna Kelly (born 24th May 1874).
14/07/2021 Maj Henry Newton Kelly Henry Kelly was born on 24th January 1870 in Killymeal, Dungannon. He was the oldest of at least four children, all born in the Dungannon area.
14/07/2021 Maj Henry Newton Kelly Henry Newton Kelly was the oldest son of Henry Russell Kelly and Mary Howard Kelly. Henry’s father was a Dublin-born solicitor. His mother was from Dungannon.
14/07/2021 R/man Robert Kennedy Private Robert Kennedy is buried in Durrington Cemetery, which is near Salisbury in Wiltshire. His inscription reads: EVER REMEMBERED BY HIS LOVING FATHER BROTHERS AND SISTER JAMES KENNEDY, MILL ST., CALEDON
14/07/2021 Maj Henry Newton Kelly The CWGC record Major H N Kelly as the son of Henry Russell Kelly. It also records Henry as the husband of M Alves (formerly Kelly), of The Priory, Lansdowne Road, Cheltenham, England. This implies his widow Beatrice remarried.
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10/07/2021 Pte. Joseph Alexander There is a Joseph Alexander is commemorated on the World War One Memorial in Lower Clonaneese Presbyterian Church.
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10/07/2021 Corp Henry Mitchell Kelly The CWGC record Corporal Henry M Kelly as the son of John and Rebecca Kelly of Moghan, Castlecaulfield, County Tyrone.
10/07/2021 Corp Henry Mitchell Kelly Corporal H M Kelly is also commemorated on Coleraine War Memorial.
10/07/2021 Corp Henry Mitchell Kelly Corporal H M Kelly is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in Lower Clonaneese Presbyterian Church outside Castlecaulfield.
10/07/2021 Corp Henry Mitchell Kelly Corporal H M Kelly is buried in Maroeuil British Cemetery, France. His inscription reads: HIS WARFARE IS O'ER HIS BATTLE'S FOUGHT HIS VICTORY WON
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10/07/2021 Corp Henry Mitchell Kelly The 1901 census record Mitchell as 10 years old, living with the family at Moghan, Clonavaddy, Tyrone. They were a farming family.
10/07/2021 Corp Henry Mitchell Kelly Known family: John Kelly, Rebecca Kelly, Martha Kelly (born 17th March 1875, twin), Elizabeth Kelly (born 17th March 1875, twin), William John Kelly (born 30th December 1877), Joseph Kelly (born 24th February 1883), Stewart Kelly (born 25th October 1884), Emma Emily Kelly (born 27th July 1888 or 24th February 1889), Henry Mitchell Kelly (born 19th May 1892).
10/07/2021 Corp Henry Mitchell Kelly Henry Kelly was born on 19th May 1892 in Castlecaulfield. He was the youngest of at least seven children, all born in the Dungannon area.
10/07/2021 Corp Henry Mitchell Kelly Henry Mitchell Kelly was the youngest son of John and Rebecca Kelly. John Kelly and Rebecca Hadden were married on 21st April 1874 in the district of Dungannon.
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly The CWGC record Private James Kelly as the son of James and Mary Kelly, of Augher, County Tyrone. He is also recorded as the husband of Sarah Kelly, St Aidan’s, Woodman Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, England.
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly Private J Kelly is buried in Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval, Pas de Calais, France. His inscription reads: MAY HE REST IN PEACE AND PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON HIM
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly His estate was not settled until 14th April 1932 in Belfast. His effects of £5 0s 0d was left to a postman called John Mullan.
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly Private James Kelly was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards when he died of wounds on Tuesday 21st May 1918.
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly James Kelly enlisted in Omagh. He was living in Merstham, Surrey.
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly James was married to Sarah Kelly.
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly The 1911 census lists James as age 22, living with the family at house 1 in Caldrum, Augher, County Tyrone. They were a farming family.
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly James was born in Ballymcroy about 1886.
10/07/2021 Pte. James Kelly James Kelly was the son of James and Mary Kelly.
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09/07/2021 Pte. Charles McAnaw Kelly Charles was born in Drumkeen, Convoy, County. Donegal about 1890.
09/07/2021 Pte. Charles McAnaw Kelly Charles McAnaw Kelly was the son of Michael McAnaw Kelly and Mary Jane Kelly.
09/07/2021 Pte. Charles McAnaw Kelly Private Kelly arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 22nd September 1914.
08/07/2021 Pte. Francis Kelly There is a Private Francis Kelly, of the Royal Munster Fusiliers, on Tralee War Memorial, but he died in October 1918.
08/07/2021 Pte. Francis Kelly Private Kelly arrived in France with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers on 19th December 1915.
08/07/2021 Pte. Francis Kelly Francis was born about 1873 in Carnteel, County Tyrone.
08/07/2021 Pte. Francis Kelly Francis Kelly was the son of James and Rose Kelly.
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07/07/2021 Gnr Edward Kane (aka Coulter) Gunner Edward Kane arrived in France with the Royal Field Artillery on 15th January 1915.
07/07/2021 Gnr Edward Kane (aka Coulter) Gunner Edward Kane is also commemorated on Enniskillen War Memorial as Corporal Edward K Coulter.
07/07/2021 Gnr Edward Kane (aka Coulter) Gunner Edward Kane is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
07/07/2021 Gnr Edward Kane (aka Coulter) Gunner Kane is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery
07/07/2021 Gnr Edward Kane (aka Coulter) The 1911 census records that James and Elizabeth Coulter had been married 13 years. There is a marriage record for a Robert Coulter and Elizabeth Keane. They were married on 3rd January 1898 in the district of Fermanagh.
07/07/2021 Gnr Edward Kane (aka Coulter) There is much confusion over Edward’s early life and family. It has not been possible to definitely state his exact family.
07/07/2021 Gnr Edward Kane (aka Coulter) Edward was born about 1889 in the Fivemiletown area.
07/07/2021 Gnr Edward Kane (aka Coulter) Edward Coulter was the son of Eliza Coulter.
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07/07/2021 Pte. Austin Kelly Private Austin Kelly is listed on page 15 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
07/07/2021 Pte. Austin Kelly Private Kelly is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
07/07/2021 Pte. Austin Kelly According to a local newspaper report, Private Kelly was wounded in the ensuing battle.
07/07/2021 Pte. Austin Kelly Austin Kelly enlisted in Dublin. He was living in Clonmellon, County Westmeath at the time.
07/07/2021 Pte. Austin Kelly Austin Kelly was the son of John and Annie Kelly (nee Austin).
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04/07/2021 Pte. Absalom Keightley Private Absalom Keighley 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.
04/07/2021 Pte. Absalom Keightley The family lived at 1 Beresford Street, Belfast.
04/07/2021 Pte. Absalom Keightley Speculated family: Absalom Keightley, Jane Keightley, Agnes Keightley (born 30th March 1912, Belfast), Sarah Keightley (born 13th March 1915, Belfast).
04/07/2021 Pte. Absalom Keightley Absalom Keightley and Jane Spence were married on 26th December 1911 in Belfast.
04/07/2021 Pte. Absalom Keightley Known family: James Keightley, Mary Keightley, William Keightley (born 1st January 1881, Magherafelt), Absalom Keightley (born 18th November 1885, Coalisland), James Keightley (born 25th January 1888, Coalisland), Samuel Keightley (born 2nd March 1890, Coalisland), Lena Keightley (born 1st September 1892, Dungannon).
04/07/2021 Pte. Absalom Keightley Absalom Keatley was born 18th November 1885 in Coalisland, County Tyrone. He was the second oldest of at least five children.
04/07/2021 Pte. Absalom Keightley Absalom Keightley was the son of James and Mary Keightley. James Keightley and Mary Burke were married on 24th November 1879 in the district of Magherafelt.
04/07/2021 L/Corp John Kee Lance Corporal Kee is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
04/07/2021 L/Corp John Kee Family: Thomas Kee, Margaret Jane Kee, William James Kee (born 15th June 1888), George Kee (born 7th July 1890), Thomas Henry Kee (born 27th July 1892), Sarah Jane Kee (born 3rd December 1894), John Kee (born 3rd March 1897), obert Kee (born 30th April 1899), Elizabeth Kee (born 3rd November 1901), Margaret Kee (born 14th June 1905, died 2nd July 1905).
04/07/2021 L/Corp John Kee John Kee was born on 3rd March 1897. He was one of eight children, seven surviving, all born in the Coalisland area.
04/07/2021 L/Corp John Kee John Kee was the son of Thomas and Margaret Jane Kee. John Kee and Margaret Abernethy were married on 24th May 1886 in the district of Dungannon.
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce Private James Joyce has no known grave and is commemorated on panel 3 of the Pozieres Memorial in France.
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02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce Private James Joyce served for almost the entirety of the war.
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce There is a record of the death of a Thomas Joyce on 27th January 1916 in the Ballymagran area. This may have been James’ father. However, his age is given as 65.
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce Private James Joyce arrived in France with the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons on 16th December 1914.
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce The 1911 census does not list James as living with the family at house 2 in Glenkeen, Ballymagran, County Tyrone.
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce Family: David Thomas Joyce, Elizabeth Joyce, George Joyce (born 11th July 1889), Annie Joyce (born 6th February 1891), James Joyce (born 31st July 1892), Stanley Joyce (born 16th October 1893), Emily Joyce (born 16th November 1895), Margaret Joyce (born 7th July 1897), Florence Joyce (born 15th July 1899, died 23rd March 1901, age 1), John Joyce (born 18th December 1900), Florence Joyce (born 19th September 1902), Thomas David Joyce (born 19th July 1904), Etta Joyce (born 12th October 1905), Samuel Joyce (born 11th August 1908, died 28th April 1911, age 2).
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce Ballymagran is an area in the parish of Aghaloo. Aghaloo borders on Aughnacloy.
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce The 1901 records James as age 8 living with the large family at house 6 in Glenkeen, Ballymagran, County Tyrone. David Joyce was a farmer.
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce James was born on 31st July 1892 in the Aughnacloy area of County Tyrone. All twelve children were born in the Caledon – Ballymagran area. Ten survived.
02/07/2021 Pte. James Joyce James Joyce was the second son of Thomas David Joyce and Elizabeth Joyce. Thomas Joyce and Elizabeth Kerr were married on 7th June 1888 in the district of Dungannon.
01/07/2021 Pte. William Jordan Private William Jordan is listed on page 46 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
01/07/2021 Pte. William Jordan Private William Jordan is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
01/07/2021 Pte. William Jordan Known family: Thomas Jordan, Maggie Jordan, James Jordan (born about 1876), Thomas Jordan (born 4th June 1882), Eliza Jordan (born 3rd December 1884), Fannie Jordan (born 6th February 1887), Margaret Jordan (born 11th October 1891), William Jordan (born 1st June 1894), Anne Jordan (born 21st October 1896).
01/07/2021 Pte. William Jordan William Jordan was the youngest son of Thomas and Margaret Jordan.
01/07/2021 Pte. William Jordan William was born in Corrylongford, County Fermanagh on 1st June 1894. He was one of nine children, eight surviving.
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