Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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Date Name Information
25/09/2021 R/man Thomas McMinn The 1901 census lists Thomas as age 15 living with his family at house 5 in Crossdernot, Tyrone. They were a farming family. Thomas has left school.
25/09/2021 R/man Thomas McMinn Known family: Samuel McMinn, Margaret McMinn, Mary Jane McMinn (born 8th October 1878), Samuel McMinn (born 15th February 1881), John McMinn (born 17th March 1883), Thomas McMinn (born 16th April 1885), Hugh McMinn (born 5th October 1887), Jeremiah McMinn (born 15th February 1890), Ann McMinn (born 24th August 1892), Margaret McMinn (born 12th December 1894), Richard McMinn (born 12th May 1897), Catherine McMinn (born 16th September 1900), Joseph McMinn (born 14th December 1902).
25/09/2021 R/man Thomas McMinn Thomas McMinn was born 16th April 1885 in Crossdernot Rock, Dungannon, He was one of eleven children, all born in the Dungannon area.
25/09/2021 R/man Thomas McMinn Thomas McMinn was the son of Samuel and Margaret Jane McMinn. Samuel McMinn and Margaret Steenson were married on 21st September 1877 in the district of Dungannon.
25/09/2021 Pte. Robert McReynolds Robert McReynolds was a member of Holdfast L.O.L. 1620.
25/09/2021 Pte. Robert McReynolds Private Robert McReynolds is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon. He is also commemorated on the Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour.
25/09/2021 Pte. Robert McReynolds Known family: John McReynolds, Margaret McReynolds, Eliza J McReynolds (born about 1882, Scotland), Robert McReynolds (born 31st March 1884, Lisburn), Annie McReynolds (born 30th November 1885, Dungannon).
25/09/2021 Pte. Robert McReynolds Robert McReynolds was born on 31st March 1884 in Lisburn. He was one of at least four children.
25/09/2021 Pte. Robert McReynolds Robert McReynolds was the son of John and Margaret McReynolds. John McReynolds married Margaret Carroll on 3rd December 1880 in the district of Dungannon.
25/09/2021 Corp Francis McParland Corporal Francis McParland is listed on page 126 of the book ‘Armagh Dead in the Great War’.
25/09/2021 Corp Francis McParland Corporal Francis McParland 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.
25/09/2021 Corp Francis McParland Lance Corporal Francis McParland arrived in France with the Royal Irish Fusiliers on 27th December 1914.
25/09/2021 Corp Francis McParland Family: Michael McParland, Ellen McParland, John McParland (born 2nd June 1882, Benburb), James McParland (born 6th December 1883, Armagh; died 17th August 1886, age 2), Joseph McParland (born 25th December 1885, Armagh), Ellen McParland (born 8th November 1888, Armagh), Michael McParland (born 14th January 1891, Blackwatertown), James McParland (born 12th April 1893, Blackwatertown), Francis McParland (born 3rd December 1894, Blackwatertown), Margaret McParland (born 1st April 1897, Blackwatertown), Owen McParland (born 4th January 1899, Blackwatertown), Malachy McParland (born 27th April 1905, Blackwatertown).
25/09/2021 Corp Francis McParland Francis McParland was born on 3rd December 1894 in Blackwatertown, County Armagh. He was one of twelve children.
25/09/2021 Corp Francis McParland Francis McParland was the son of Michael and Ellen McParland. Michael McParland and Ellen McKinney were married on 17th October 1880 in the district of Armagh.
24/09/2021 Pte. Robert McShane 03235
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill The CWGC record Sergeant Edward James McNeill as the brother of Hugh McNeill of 83 Torrens Avenue, Todmorden, Toronto, Canada.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill Sergeant Edward James McNeill is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill Sergeant Edward James McNeill has no known grave and is commemorated on Pozieres Memorial in France.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill In his will, Edward left all to his youngest sister, Rachel, who was living in Perry Street, Dungannon.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill Private James McNeill arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill Edward James McNeill attended Drumglass Boys National School.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill The 1911 census records Edward James as 11 years old. He was still at school. The family still lived in Perry Street, Dungannon.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill The 1910 Ulster Towns Directory lists Dougald McNeill as a confectioner in Perry Street.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill Known family: Dugald McNeill, Catherine Jane McNeill, Unnamed daughter (born 17th September 1879, Carrickfergus, died 17th September 1879), Harriet McNeill (born 10th September 1880, Carrickfergus, died 8th October 1882), Margaret McNeill (born 5th August 1882, Carrickfergus), Elizabeth McNeill (born 26th January 1884, Banbridge), Dugald McNeill (born 22nd February 1886, Belfast), Catherine Jane McNeill (born 6th October 1888, Belfast), Hugh McNeill (born 25th October 1890, Dungannon), Harriet McNeill (born 25th October 1892, Dungannon), Daniel McNeill (born 10th July 1895, Dungannon), Wilhelmina McNeill (born 2nd November 1897, Dungannon), Edward McNeill (born 22nd July 1899, Dungannon), Annie McNeill (born 19th November 1900, Dungannon), Rachel McNeill (born 14th December 1904, Dungannon).
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill The 1901 census shows Edward as a year old. His father was a pastry baker who hailed from Glasgow. The family lived in Perry Street, Dungannon.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill Edward McNeill was born on 22nd July 1899 in Dungannon. He was one of at least 13 children, eleven surviving.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill The family lived in Carrickfergus, then briefly in Banbridge and Belfast, before settling in Dungannon.
24/09/2021 Sgt. Edward James McNeill Edward James McNeill was the youngest son of Dugald and Catherine McNeill. Dugald McNeill and Catherine Jane Ramsey were married on 22nd February 1879 in the district of Carrickfergus.
24/09/2021 Pte. John Lavelle 03234
24/09/2021 Pte. John McNally 03233
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24/09/2021 Pte. John McNally Private John McNally is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
24/09/2021 Pte. John McNally Private John McNally is buried in Quarry Cemetery in Montauban in France. It lies about ten kilometres east of Albert.
24/09/2021 Pte. John McNally Family: John McNally, Harriet McNally, Mary McNally (born 16th April 1875), Peter McNally (born 26th September 1876), Charles McNally (born 10th June 1880), Catherine McNally (born 20th September 1882), James Joseph McNally (born 8th September 1884), John McNally (born 10th September 1886), Michael McNally (born 19th July 1888).
24/09/2021 Pte. John McNally John McNally was born 10th September 1886 at Derry, Coalisland. He was one of seven children, all born in the Coalisland area.
24/09/2021 Pte. John McNally John McNally was a son of John and Harriet McNally John McNally and Harriet Darby were married on 7th July 1874 in the district of Dungannon.
22/09/2021 L/Corp Hugh McMullin The CWGC record Lance-Corporal Hugh McMullin as the son of Mrs Mary McGahey of Tulnavert, Clogher, County Tyrone.
22/09/2021 L/Corp Hugh McMullin Lance-Corporal Hugh McMullin is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial. He is listed as being from Tulnavert.
22/09/2021 L/Corp Hugh McMullin Lance-Corporal Hugh McMullin has no known grave and is commemorated on the Doiran Memorial in Greece.
22/09/2021 L/Corp Hugh McMullin Hugh McMullin was born about 1878 in Aghintain, which lies between Fivemiletown and Clogher.
22/09/2021 L/Corp Hugh McMullin Hugh McMullin was the son of Mary McMullin.
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22/09/2021 Pte. Samuel McMullen The CWGC records Samuel McMullen as the son of Sarah McDowell (formerly McMullen), of Ballygawley, County Tyrone, and the late James McMullen.
22/09/2021 Pte. Samuel McMullen Private Samuel McMullen is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
22/09/2021 Pte. Samuel McMullen Private Samuel McMullen is listed on page 30 of the Fivemiletown War Dead book, page 34 of the Ballygawley War Dead book and page 308 of the Fermanagh War Dead book.
22/09/2021 Pte. Samuel McMullen Private S McMullen 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.
22/09/2021 Pte. Samuel McMullen His mother remarried. Sarah McMullen and Edward McDowell were married on 19th March 1914 in the district of Fermanagh.
22/09/2021 Pte. Samuel McMullen Samuel’s father, James McMullen, died in the Brookeborough area on 10th December 1913, aged 57.
22/09/2021 Pte. Samuel McMullen Samuel was born about 1895 in Fivemiletown. No GRONI record can be found.
22/09/2021 Pte. Samuel McMullen Samuel McMullen was the son of James and Sarah McMullen. Samuel McMullen and Sarah Martins were married on 15th November 1892 in the district of Fermanagh.
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy 03229
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy Private William McMenemy arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy William McMenemy was a member of Holdfast L.O.L. No. 1620, Dungannon
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy Lance Corporal William McMenemy is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour.
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy Lance Corporal William McMenemy has no know grave 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.
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy Williams’s mother, Mary McMenemy, died in Dungannon on 10th January 1919, aged 67.
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy William’s father died on 7th February 1892 in Dungannon, aged 46.
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy Known family: William McMenemy, Mary McMenemy, Agnes McMenemy (born 6th August 1874), Margaret McMenemy (born 17th August 1876), James McMenemy (born 5th August 1878), Henry McMenemy (born 21st June 1880), Mary McMenemy (born 25th April 1882), William McMenemy (born 6th November 1884), Elizabeth McMenemy (born 18th April 1887), Ethel McMenemy (born 16th June 1889), Charlotte McMenemy (born 11th June 1892).
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy William McMenemy was born on 6th November 1884. He was one of nine children, all born in the Dungannon area.
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy William McMenemy was the youngest son of William and Mary McMenemy. William McMenemy and Mary Ward were married on 4th April 1873 in the district of Dungannon.
22/09/2021 L/Corp William McMenemy ‘William McMenemy died 7th February 1892, and Mary his wife, died 10th January 1919 also; James, son, died 11th March 1893; William, son, Killed in Action July 1st, 1916; Ethel, daughter, died 5th September 1918; Agnes, daughter, died June 15th 1927.’
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McMaster Private Joseph McMaster is listed on page 32 of the Ballygawley War Dead book.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McMaster Private Joseph McMaster has no known grave and are 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.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McMaster Known family: Henry McMaster, Ellen McMaster (born 14th August 1884), George Henry McMaster (born 18th April 1888), Annie McMaster (born 19th June 1892), Joseph McMaster (born 14th December 1894), Sarah Jane McMaster (born 25th May 1896).
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McMaster Joseph McMaster was born on 14th December 1894 in Ballynany, Favor Royal, Ballygawley, County Tyrone. He was one of at least five children.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McMaster Joseph McMaster was the youngest son of Henry McMaster.
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus Many thanks to Paul Kerr and the Royal School Dungannon for his research and the information provided. Lance Corporal Randal McManus is listed on page 43 of the Royal School Dungannon WWI book.
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus The CWGC record Lance Corporal Randal Edmund McManus as the son of Jane McManus of 6 Howard Terrace, Dungannon, County Tyrone, and the late Samuel McManus.
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus Lance Corporal Randal McManus is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus Trooper McManus arrived in France on 10th October 1915.
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus The 1911 census does not list Randall as living with the family at house 14 in Market Square (East Side), Dungannon,
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus Family: Samuel McManus, Jane McManus, Samuel Edger McManus (born 17th September 1876, Randalstown), Esther McManus (born 10th August 1878, died 17th November 1881, Randalstown), Anne Gertrude McManus (born 18th September 1880, Randalstown), Laura Evylene McManus (born 10th January 1883, Randalstown), Harold McManus (born 1st July 1885, Randalstown), Hubert McManus (born 27th May 1888, Dungannon), Miss Winifred McManus (born 22nd September 1890, Dungannon), Randall Edmond McManus (born 21st February 1892, Dungannon).
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus The 1901 census lists ‘Renold’ Edmond as age 8, living with the family at house 6 in Market Square, Dungannon, Tyrone. The family owned a drapers shop in Market Square in Dungannon.
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus Randall McManus was born on 21st February 1892 in Dungannon. He was the youngest of eight children.
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus The family lived in Randalstown. Around 1886-1887 they moved to Dungannon.
21/09/2021 L/Corp Randal Edmund McManus Randall Edmund McManus was the youngest son of Samuel and Jane McManus. Samuel McManus and Jane Booth were married on 26th August 1875 in the district of Antrim.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin Private Joseph McLoughlin is listed on page 75 of the Fivemiletown War Dead book.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin Private Joseph McLoughlin is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin The 1911 census possibly lists Joseph as age 14, a stable boy for the Mulligan family, living at house 2 in Annagh Demesne, Fivemiletown. William George Mulligan was a coachman.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin The 1911 census does not list Joseph as living with the family at house 11 in Sess, Cole, county Tyrone.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin Known family: William McLoughlin, Catherine McLoughlin, Mary McLoughlin (born 31st May 1885, Fivemiletown), Sarah McLoughlin (born 26th November 1886, Fivemiletown), James McLoughlin (born 31st October 1888, Fivemiletown), John McLoughlin (born 28th November 1890, Fivemiletown), William McLoughlin (born about 1893), Catherine McLoughlin (born about 1896), Joseph McLoughlin (born about 1898), Ellen McLoughlin (born about 1899), Francis McLoughlin (born 25th November 1900), Thomas McLoughlin (born 13th November 1904, Fivemiletown), Patrick McLoughlin (born 12th March 1911, Fivemiletown)
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin The 1901 census lists Joseph as age 3, living with the family at house 1 in Cleen, Corrylongford, County Fermanagh. His father was a farm labourer.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin Joseph McLoughlin was born in Fivemiletown, possibly in Strabane. If it was Strabane, he was born on 19th May 1896.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin The spelling of Catherine’s maiden varies quite spectacularly, Variations include McIlheany, McIllheany, Heany, Heaney, McIlhenny, McIlhinney.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin Joseph McLoughlin was the son of William and Catherine McLoughlin. William McLoughlin and Catherine McElhinney were married on 25th November 1883 in the district of Dungannon.
21/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin Working from the tenuous link that his will names his mother as Kathleen from Cess near Fivemiletown, the best guess is a Catherin McLoughlin from Cess, who had a son called Joseph.
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20/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin Private Joseph McLoughlin is buried in Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, south of Cambrai in France.
20/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin In his will, Joseph McLoughlin left all to his mother, who was living in Cess, Fivemiletown.
20/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin In the event of my death, I leave all my effects to my mother, Mrs Kathleen McLaughlin, Cess, Fivemiletown. 8/20688 Private Joseph McLaughlin, 4th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
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20/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McLoughlin Last Will and Testament of Private Joseph McLaughlin dated 12th August 1916:
19/09/2021 Pte. Peter McLeish Family: James McLeish, Edith F E McLeish, James McLeish (born 14th September 1895), Unnamed son (born 18th July 1897, died 26th July 1897), Peter McLeish (born 1st September 1898), Unnamed daughter (born 9th March 1900, died 9th March 1900).
19/09/2021 Pte. Peter McLeish Peter McLeish was born on 1st September 1898 in Benburb, County Tyrone. He was one of four children, two surviving.
19/09/2021 Pte. Peter McLeish Peter McLeish was the youngest surviving son of James and Edith McLeish. James McLeish and Edith Collins were married on 6th June 1894 in the district of Armagh.
19/09/2021 Pte. John McLaughlin 03226
19/09/2021 Pte. John McLaughlin The Tyrone Courier dated 16th November 1922, in which all the casualties from WWI on the memorial are listed, includes the name of Stephen McLaughlin of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
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19/09/2021 Pte. John McLaughlin Private John McLaughlin is listed on Dungannon War Memorial as Private J S McLoughlin. He is listed as having served with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
19/09/2021 Pte. John McLaughlin Private John McLaughlin has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel 42 of the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres in Belgium.
19/09/2021 Pte. John McLaughlin Private John McLaughlin was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Friday 5th February 1915.
19/09/2021 Pte. John McLaughlin John McLaughlin enlisted in Armagh. He was living in Dungannon at the time.
19/09/2021 Pte. John McLaughlin John McLaughlin was born in Dungannon.
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren 03224
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren Corporal James McLaren is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial. He is listed as being from Augher.
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren The CWGC record Corporal James McLaren as the son of Alexander and Isabella McLaren of Main Street, Augher, County Tyrone. The CWGC have incorrectly stated both his age and his service number.
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren The 1911 census records that two of James’ sisters, Ada and Elizabeth, were living with their uncle and aunt.in Augher. Their uncle was a merchant.
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren The 1911 census does not list James as living with the family at house 38 in Bracky, Mullaghslin. His father was now a mill owner.
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren Known family: Alexander McLaren, Isabella McLaren, Tillie Jane McLaren (born 15th July 1888), Ada McLaren (born 2nd August 1890), Unnamed daughter (5th December 1891, died 6th December 1891), James A McLaren (born 7th January 1893), Sarah Henrietta E McLaren (born 25th June 1894), Robert Henry McLaren (born about 1896), Isabella McLaren (born 23rd March 1897), Elizabeth McLaren (born 23rd March 1897), Samuel Irwin McLaren (born 17th November 1898), Mary Minnie McLaren (born 4th June 1902, died 21st July 1902), Thomas John McLaren (born 19th October 1903), Evelyn Maud McLaren (born 25th June 1907), Frederick Joseph McLaren (born 28th June 1910).
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren The 1901 census lists James A as age 9, living with the family at house 44 in Bracky, Mullaghslin, County Tyrone. They were a farming family.
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren James A McLaren was born on 7th January 1893 in Drumakilly, Sixmilecross, County Tyrone. He was one of thirteen children, eleven surviving, all born in the Sixmilecross area.
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren James McLaren was the oldest son of Alexander and Isabella McLaren. Alexander McLaren and Isabella Crawford were married on 4th October 1887 in the district of Omagh.
19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren 18088 Private (Acting Lance Corporal) J A McLaren, promoted corporal with effect from 6th May 1916. Vice Corporal Grundle invalided to base.
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19/09/2021 Corp James McLaren From the Tyrone Constitution dated 23rd June 1916: Promotions and Appointments
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight Private William McKnight has no known grave and is commemorated on the Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight Private William McKnight is listed on page 571 on the Fermanagh War Dead book and on page 69 of the Fivemiletown War Dead book.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight Private William McKnight is also commemorated on Enniskillen War Memorial, along with his brother.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight Private McKnight is commemorated locally on the WWI Roll of Honour in Fivemiletown Methodist Church and also on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight The 1911 census does not list William as living with the family at house 7 in Derrynavogy, Corralongford, County Fermanagh.. They remained a farming family. The census showed his parents had four children, all of which were still living.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight The townland of Derrynavogy straddles the Fermanagh – Tyrone county boundary.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight The 1901 census lists William as age 9, living with the family at house 5 in Derrynavogy, Corralongford, County Fermanagh. They were a farming family. They were all born in County Fermanagh.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight Family: Thomas McKnight, Margaret McKnight, Anne McKnight (born 10th October 1884), John McKnight (born 1st January 1887), Thomas McKnight (born 3rd July 1889), William McKnight (born 8th May 1891).
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight William was born on 8th May 1891 in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight William Richard McKnight was the son of Thomas and Margaret McKnight. Thomas McKnight and Margaret Girven were married on 22nd November 1883 in the district of Fermanagh.
18/09/2021 R/man George Knox McKinley 03222
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18/09/2021 R/man George Knox McKinley On 3rd October 1916, Rifleman McKinley and two comrades were sitting outside a dug-out when a shell exploded, which killed his companions and left Rifleman McKinley severely wounded. He died of his wounds before reaching an aid post.
18/09/2021 R/man George Knox McKinley George McKinley enlisted on 15th December 1915 at Trentham Military Camp, near Wellington in New Zealand. He gave is next of kin as his sister, Mrs Gordon Price, Post Office, Waipawa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.
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18/09/2021 R/man George Knox McKinley The CWGC record Rifleman George Knox McKinley as the son of James McKinley of Union Place, Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland.
18/09/2021 R/man George Knox McKinley Known family: James McKinley, Mary Jane McKinley, Eliza Lillie McKinley (born 29th December 1883), Ruth McKinley (born 15th May 1885), Agnes McKinley (born 8th June 1887), Mary McKinley (born 19th February 1889), Robert John McKinley (born 30th October 1890), George Knox McKinley (born 10th October 1892), Fredrick McKinley (born 6th May 1894), Henrietta McKinley (born 30th December 1895).
18/09/2021 R/man George Knox McKinley George Knox McKinley was born on 10th October 1892. He was one of at least eight children, all born in Dungannon.
18/09/2021 R/man George Knox McKinley George Knox McKinley was the son of James and Mary Jane McKinley. James McKinley and Mary McMahon were married on 22nd November 1881 in the district of Armagh.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown 03219
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18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown Rifleman James McKeown is commemorated on the Kaitaia WWI Roll of Honour in Northland, New Zealand.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown Rifleman James McKeown is buried in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery in France.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown Rifleman McKeown was buried at Gommecourt by Rev W A Watson.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown Rifleman James McKeown was serving with Unit 3 of New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade, 4th Battalion when he was killed in action in France on 6th August 1918.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown In May he attended Lewis Gun School.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown Rifleman McKeown became ill in January 1918. He spent two weeks in hospital before returning to the lines.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown Rifleman McKeown arrived in France, after further training, in December 1917.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown Rifleman McKeown embarked from Wellington, New Zealand for Plymouth on 26 July 1917.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown James enlisted at the wireless station in Kaitaia on 2nd February 1917. He gave his next of kin as his sister, Mrs Mary Long of Mangatete, Kaingaroa, Auckland, New Zealand.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown Prior to enlisting, James was living in Kaitaia, Northland, the northernmost part of New Zealand. He was a farmer.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown At some point, James emigrated to New Zealand.
18/09/2021 R/man James McKeown James McKeown was the son of Elizabeth McKeown. James was born on 28th June 1874, although no GRONI reference can be found.
18/09/2021 Pte. William Richard McKnight William’s brother, Private John McKnight, also died in the war.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott No further details of the exact cemetery are available, but he was a Catholic, so it is presumed he is buried in a Catholic graveyard.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Private Francis McDermott was reinterred in the Foremass – Dunmoyle area. The coffin would have been bedecked with the Stars and Stripes, and flanked by a colour party of United States soldiers.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Six of these men were taken to Tyrone for burial: Thomas Doris to Ardboe, Patrick Grimes to Killeenan (Kildress), William Tally Mallon to Galbally, Stephen Morris to Greencastle, Frank McDermott to Dunmoyle (Ballygawley) and Michael Kearney to Drumquin.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Private McDermott’s remains were returned to Dublin aboard the SS Millwater (a coal freighter which was owned by a coal company called Mellonie and Goulder of Ipswich) from Antwerp on Sunday 7th May 1920. Also on board were the remains of 61 other Irish/American Irish Soldiers who perished in WW1 fighting for the AEF.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Private Francis McDermott was presumably initially buried in France and Flanders.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Private Francis McDermott was serving with the Private, 2nd Co, 1st Corps School, when he died of meningitis on 22nd October 1918.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott His aunt, Mrs Susan McDermott, lived at West 38th Street, New York.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Francis McDermott emigrated to America about 1914.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott The 1911 census lists Frank as age 19, living with the family at house 12 in Foremass Upper, Tyrone. Frank was a farmer, like his father.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott The 1901 census lists Francis as age 7, living with the family at house 39 in Foremass Upper, County Tyrone. They were a farming family.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott There are a few contradictions regarding the census/GRONI records. No marriage record can be found. The oldest child in the census is called Michael. However, GRONI records suggest it was Mary. For these reason the family details are open to updates.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Known family: Terence McDermott, Betty McDermott, Michael McDermott (born about 1891) / Mary McDermott (born 19th June 1891), Francis McDermott (born 12th April 1893), Sarah McDermott (born 27th July 1894), Susan McDermott (born 16th June 1898)
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Francis McDermott was born on 12th April 1893 in Foremass, near Ballygawley. He was one of at least four children.
17/09/2021 Pte. Francis McDermott Francis McDermott was the son of Terence and Betty McDermott (nee Cunningham).
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13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight Private John McKnight is listed on page 145 on the Fermanagh War Dead book and on page 12 of the Fivemiletown War Dead book.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight Private John McKnight is also commemorated on Enniskillen War Memorial, along with his brother.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight Private McKnight is commemorated locally on the WWI Roll of Honour in Fivemiletown Methodist Church and also on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight Private John McKnight was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Battle of Festubert in France on 16th May 1915.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight On the night of 15th May 1915, the battalion took part in a massive attack on the enemy trenches at Festubert. The attack was partially successful, but the men were unable to consolidate their gains and by the evening of 16th May, they were ordered to withdraw. There were more than 650 casualties of the battle.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight Private McKnight went to France on 23rd August 1914. Three days later, the battalion were fighting the Battle of Le Cateau.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight John McKnight enlisted with the 2nd Inniskillings before the war in Enniskillen. He gave his address as Derrynavogy.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight The 1911 census lists a John Knight as age 21, a farm servant at house with the Hunter
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight The 1911 census does not list John as living with the family at house 7 in Derrynavogy, Corralongford, County Fermanagh.. They remained a farming family. The census showed his parents had four children, all of which were still living.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight The townland of Derrynavogy straddles the Fermanagh – Tyrone county boundary.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight The 1901 census does not list John as living with the family at house 5 in Derrynavogy, Corralongford, County Fermanagh. He would have been around 12 years old. They were a farming family. They were all born in County Fermanagh.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight Family: Thomas McKnight, Margaret McKnight, Anne McKnight (born 10th October 1884), John McKnight (born 1st January 1887), Thomas McKnight (born 3rd July 1889), William McKnight (born 8th May 1891).
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight John McKnight was the eldest son of Thomas and Margaret McKnight. Thomas McKnight and Margaret Girven were married on 22nd November 1883 in the district of Fermanagh.
13/09/2021 Pte. John McKnight John McKnight was born on 1st January 1887 in Cooneen, Co. Fermanagh. He was the second of four children, all born in the Brookeborough area.
13/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McKeown Private Thomas McKeown ic buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery, which is located to the north-east of the town of Ypres.
13/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McKeown In his will, he left all to his father.
13/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McKeown The 1911 census lists the large family erroneously as the ‘Keown’ family. Thomas was now 20. He was working on his father’s farm.. The family still lived in Garvaghy, Errigal, Tyrone.
13/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McKeown Known family: William McKeown, Isabella McKeown, William McKeown (born 27th December 1887), Joseph McKeown (born 18th August 1889), Thomas McKeown (born 15th June 1891), Alexander McKeown (born 12th May 1893), Francis McKeown (born 1st May 1895), Robert McKeown (born 8th May 1897), Sarah McKeown (born 13th May 1899), Isabella McKeown (born 23rd April 1901), Stewart McKeown (born 11th March 1903), George McKeown (born 12th January 1905), Charlotte McKeown (born 1st February 1907), Samuel McKeown (born 13th January 1910).
13/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McKeown The 1901 census does not record Thomas as living with the family. His father was a farmer. The family lived in Garvaghey, Errigal, Tyrone.
13/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McKeown Thomas McKeown was born on 15th June 1891 in Garvaghey, Errigal, Ballygawley, County. Tyrone. He was one of eleven surviving children, all born in the Ballygawley area.
13/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McKeown Thomas McKeown was the second son of William and Isabella McKeown (nee Allen).
11/09/2021 Pte. Robert McKeown Private Robert McKeown is buried in Somer Farm Cemetery near Ypres in Belgium.
11/09/2021 Pte. Robert McKeown The 1911 census lists the large family erroneously as the ‘Keown’ family. Robert was now 14. He had left school and was working on his father’s farm. The family still lived in Garvaghy, Errigal, Tyrone.
11/09/2021 Pte. Robert McKeown Known family: William McKeown, Isabella McKeown, William McKeown (born 27th December 1887), Joseph McKeown (born 18th August 1889), Thomas McKeown (born 15th June 1891), Alexander McKeown (born 12th May 1893), Francis McKeown (born 1st May 1895), Robert McKeown (born 8th May 1897), Sarah McKeown (born 13th May 1899), Isabella McKeown (born 23rd April 1901), Stewart McKeown (born 11th March 1903), George McKeown (born 12th January 1905), Charlotte McKeown (born 1st February 1907), Samuel McKeown (born 13th January 1910).
11/09/2021 Pte. Robert McKeown The 1901 census records Robert as 4 years old. His father was a farmer. The family lived in Garvaghy, Errigal, Tyrone.
11/09/2021 Pte. Robert McKeown Robert McKeown was born on 8th May 1897 in Garvaghy, Errigal, Ballygawley, County. Tyrone. He was one of eleven surviving children, all born in the Ballygawley.
11/09/2021 Pte. Robert McKeown Robert McKeown was the son of William and Isabella McKeown (nee Allen).
11/09/2021 R/man James McKeown 03213
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10/09/2021 Pte. James McKeown Private James McKeown is commemorated locally on Portadown War Memorial, under Obin Street.
10/09/2021 Pte. James McKeown Private James McKeown is buried in Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery Extension. Sailly-Labourse is a village five kilometres south-east of Bethune.
10/09/2021 Pte. James McKeown Private James McKeown arrived in France with the Royal Irish Fusiliers on 7th November 1914.
10/09/2021 Pte. James McKeown The 1911 census lists James as age 21 living with the family at house 79 in Obin Street, Portadown, County Armagh. James worked as a cambric weaver. Cambric was originally a kind of fine white plain-weave linen cloth made at or near Cambrai. All of the family worked as weavers.
10/09/2021 Pte. James McKeown The 1901 census lists James as age 11 living with the family at house 5 in River Lane, Portadown, County Armagh. James was still at school. His father Patrick was a linen weaver.
10/09/2021 Pte. James McKeown Known family: Patrick McKeown, Lizzie McKeown, Mary McKeown (born 16th July 1886), Lizzie McKeown (born 7th October 1887), James McKeown (born 13th March 1890), John McKeown (born 9th February 1893), Henry McKeown (born 2nd July 1895), Patrick McKeown (born 18th March 1898), Andrew McKeown (born 1st December 1901).
10/09/2021 Pte. James McKeown James McKeown was born on 13th March 1890. He was one of seven children, all born in Portadown.
10/09/2021 Pte. James McKeown James McKeown was the eldest son of Patrick and Elizabeth McKeown. Patrick McKeown and Elizabeth McAlinden were married on 20th March 1884 in the district of Craigavon.
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna Corporal Joseph McKenna has no known grave and is commemorated on Panels 70-72 of the Tyne Cot Memorial.
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna Possible family: Joseph McKenna, Ellen McKenna, Joseph McKenna (born 12th December 1911), Patrick McKenna (born 26th January 1914).
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna The 1911 census lists Joseph as age 24 living with his wife Ellen at house 23 in Burlington Street, Dock Ward, County Antrim. He was working as a butcher.
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna The 1911 census does not list Joseph as living with the family at house 37 in New Lodge Road, Dock Ward, County Antrim. His parents are listed as being married 25 years. His father Patrick was a butcher.
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna Joseph McKenna and Ellen Cullen were married on 19th April 1908 in Belfast
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna Known family: Patrick McKenna, Catherine McKenna, Joseph McKenna (born about 1887), John McKenna (born 9th June 1888), Henry Graham McKenna (born 4th September 1890), Patrick McKenna (born 30th January 1892), Mary Catherine McKenna (born 11th October 1896), Thomas McKenna (born 20th December 1903), Daniel McKenna (born 8th July 1906), Emily McKenna (born 23rd November 1908).
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna The 1901 census lists Joseph as age 14, living with the family at house 48 in New Lodge Road, Belfast. He had left school and was working as a messenger. His father Patrick was a flesher.
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna Joseph was born about 1886 in Shankill, Belfast.
10/09/2021 Corp Joseph McKenna Joseph McKenna was the eldest son of Patrick and Catherine McKenna. Patrick McKenna and Mary Johnston were married on 5th March 1886 in Belfast.
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09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna 03207
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna The CWGC record Private J McKenna as the son of Frank McKenna, Killarney, Clogher, County Tyrone. The CWGC also record him as the husband of Alice McKenna of 50 Rosebery Gardens, Haringey, London.
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna Private John McKenna is buried in Potijze Chateau Wood Cemetery north east of Ypres in Belgium. His inscription reads: THEY MISS HIM MOST WHO LOVED HIM BEST
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna Private John McKenna (6260) was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Scots Guards when he was killed in action near Ypres on Wednesday 5th April 1916.
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna Private John McKenna arrived in France with the Scots Guards on 27th August 1914.
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna John was the husband of Alice McKenna of 50 Rosebery Gardens, Haringey, London.
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna The 1911 census does not list John as living with the family at house 2 in Killaney Lower, Kilfaddy, County Tyrone. They were a family of farm labourers.
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna The 1901 census does not list John as living with the family at house 8 in Tullybroom, Clogher, County Tyrone. His father was still alive but not listed. His mother was a housekeeper.
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna Family: Francis McKenna, Anne McKenna, Patrick McKenna (born 17th October 1873), Mary McKenna (born 8th May 1876), John McKenna (born 27th February 1879), Bridget McKenna (born 24th September 1883), Francis McKenna (born 24th September 1883), Ellen McKenna (born 17th September 1885), Thomas McKenna (born 13th May 1888), Hugh McKenna (born 26th February 1892).
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna Note that the CWGC record his age as 26 years old. However research suggests he was born ten years earlier and his age was in fact 36.
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna John McKenna was born on 27th February 1879. He was one of eight children, all born in the Clogher area.
09/09/2021 Pte. John McKenna John McKenna was the son of Francis and Annie McKenna. Francis McKenna and Ann McManus were married on 8th January 1873 in the district of Dungannon.
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08/09/2021 Pte. Richard McIntyre Private Richard McIntyre is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
08/09/2021 Pte. Richard McIntyre The 1911 census does not list Joseph as living with the family. His mother was now living with her youngest son in Castlecaulfield.
08/09/2021 Pte. Richard McIntyre John McIntyre, Joseph’s father, died on 18th January 1909 in Dungannon, aged 69.
08/09/2021 Pte. Richard McIntyre The 1901 census records Richard McIntyre as 9 years old. He was living with the family at Ballysaggart, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone. His father was an army pensioner.
08/09/2021 Pte. Richard McIntyre Known family: John McIntyre, Eliza Jane McIntyre, Andrew McIntyre (born 6th March 1883), John McIntyre (born 27th February 1885), William Joseph McIntyre (born 7th December 1886), Thomas James McIntyre (born 17th November 1888), Richard McIntyre (born 3rd June 1891).
08/09/2021 Pte. Richard McIntyre Richard McIntyre was born on 3rd June 1891. He was one of five known children, all born in Dungannon.
08/09/2021 Pte. Richard McIntyre Richard McIntyre was the son of John and Eliza Jane McIntyre (nee McAteer).
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08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre Private Joseph McIntyre is buried at Gaza War Cemetery.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre Private Joseph McIntyre is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre It was not until late 1917 when the ruined city was eventually re-taken on 7th November 1917.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre Private Joseph McIntyre was serving with the 1st/4th Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 19th April 1917 in Palestine.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre The Second Battle of Gaza, also unsuccessful, was fought on 17-19 April and left the Turks in possession.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre In March 1917, Gaza was attacked and surrounded by the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the First Battle of Gaza which was unsuccessful.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre He was later transferred to the Royal Irish Regiment (Service No 4244). He was also with the Royal Scots Fusiliers ((Service No 203309).
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre The 1911 census does not list Joseph as living with the family. His mother was now living with her youngest son in Castlecaulfield.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre John McIntyre, Joseph’s father, died on 18th January 1909 in Dungannon,, aged 69.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre The 1901 census records William Joseph McIntyre as 14 years old. He had left school and was working as a mill worker. He was living with the family at Ballysaggart, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone. His father was an army pensioner.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre Known family: John McIntyre, Eliza Jane McIntyre, Andrew McIntyre (born 6th March 1883), John McIntyre (born 27th February 1885), William Joseph McIntyre (born 7th December 1886), Thomas James McIntyre (born 17th November 1888), Richard McIntyre (born 3rd June 1891).
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre William Joseph McIntyre was born on 7th December 1886. He was one of five known children, al born in Dungannon.
08/09/2021 Pte. Joseph McIntyre Joseph McIntyre was the son of John and Eliza Jane McIntyre (nee McAteer).
07/09/2021 Pte. Michael McGurk There is a Michael McGurk on Cookstown War Memorial. He came from Pomeroy. He served with the Leinster Regiment and then with the Labour Corps. At present, this the best match.
07/09/2021 Pte. Michael McGurk Confusingly, the following letters are RIR with the smaller letters F. S. The RIR normally signifies Royal Irish Rifles, but the following F.S. implies Fusiliers.
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07/09/2021 Pte. Michael McGurk There is Private Michael McGurk on Dungannon War Memorial.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan Both Private John McGuigan and his brother Henry are commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan Both Private John McGuigan and his brother Henry are commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial. In both cases, the name is spelt McGuiggan.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan Private John McGuigan arrived in France with the Royal Irish Fusiliers on 19th December 1914.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan The 1911 census does not list John as living with the family at house 6 in Donnydeade, Bernagh, Tyrone. Both his parents had died by 1911. John’s eldest sister was head of the family.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan John’s mother, Ellen McGuigan, died in the Dungannon area on 12th August 1910, aged 54.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan John’s father, George McGuigan, died in the Dungannon area on 13th April 1907, aged 61.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan The 1901 census lists John as age 13 living with the family at house 5 in Donnydeade, Bernagh, Tyrone. He was still at school. His father, George, was a linen factory fireman. Celia McGuigan, the eldest child, had been born in America.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan Known family: George McGuigan, Ellen McGuigan, Celia McGuigan (born about 1876, America), Ann McGuigan (born 29th February 1880), Ellen Nellie McGuigan (born 31st March 1885), John McGuigan (born 19th September 1887), Henry Joseph McGuigan (born 22nd December 1889), Margaret McGuigan (born 10th February 1892), Peter McGuigan (born 28th August 1894).
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan John McGuigan was born on 19th September 1887 near Moy, County Tyrone.
07/09/2021 Pte. John McGuigan John McGuigan was the son of George and Ellen McGuigan (nee Murphy). No GRONI record can be found.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Both Private Henry McGuigan and his brother John are commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Both Private Henry McGuigan and his brother John are commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial. In both cases, the name is spelt McGuiggan.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Private Henry McGuigan is buried in St Pol Communal Cemetery Extension,
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan No. 12 Stationary Hospital was posted on the race-course near the town from the 1st June 1916, to 1st June 1919. St Pol lies half way between Lens and the west coast of France.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Private Harry McGuigan arrived in France with the Royal Irish Fusiliers on 27th December 1914.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan The 1911 census lists Henry as age 20 living with the family at house 6 in Donnydeade, Bernagh, Tyrone. Henry was a linen finisher. It seems both his parents had died by 1911. Henry’s eldest sister is now head of the family.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Harry’s mother, Ellen McGuigan, died in the Dungannon area on 12th August 1910, aged 54.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Harry’s father, George McGuigan, died in the Dungannon area on 13th April 1907, aged 61.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan The 1901 census lists Harry as age 11 living with the family at house 5 in Donnydeade, Bernagh, Tyrone. He was still at school. His father, George, was a linen factory fireman. Celia McGuigan, the eldest child, had been born in America.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Known family: George McGuigan, Ellen McGuigan, Celia McGuigan (born about 1876, America), Ann McGuigan (born 29th February 1880), Ellen Nellie McGuigan (born 31st March 1885), John McGuigan (born 19th September 1887), Henry Joseph McGuigan (born 22nd December 1889), Margaret McGuigan (born 10th February 1892), Peter McGuigan (born 28th August 1894).
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Henry Joseph McGuigan was born on 22nd December 1889 near Moy, County Tyrone.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Henry Harry McGuigan was the son of George and Ellen McGuigan (nee Murphy). No GRONI record can be found.
07/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGuigan Private Henry McGuigan (5695) was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died in hospital in St Pol-sur-Ternoise France on 31st May 1917.
06/09/2021 Sgt. James McGuffin Private James McGuffin arrived in France with the Lancashire Fusiliers on 23rd November 1915.
06/09/2021 Sgt. James McGuffin Sergeant James McGuffin is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
06/09/2021 Sgt. James McGuffin After his father died, his mother Margaret returned to Dungannon.
06/09/2021 Sgt. James McGuffin The 1911 census lists James as age 22 living with the family at house 14 in Newtownstalaban, St Laurence Gate, County Louth. James was a tenter in a linen factory. All the family worked in the linen factory.
06/09/2021 Sgt. James McGuffin The 1901 census lists James as age 13, living with the family at house 23 in Yellowbatter, Drogheda, County Louth. He was still at school. Robert McGuffin was a foreman tenter, presumably in a local linen factory.
06/09/2021 Sgt. James McGuffin Family: Robert McGuffin, Margaret McGuffin, Mary Minnie McGuffin (born 13th November 1878, Dungannon), Robert John McGuffin (born 23rd August 1880, Tyrone), Margaret McGuffin (born 23rd July 1882, Down), Thomas McGuffin (born 20th August 1884, Lisburn), William McGuffin (born 17th April 1886, Lisburn), James McGuffin (born 18th April 1888, Belfast), George McGuffin (born 30th March 1890, Belfast), Sarah McGuffin (born about 1893, Louth), Samuel McGuffin (born about 1895, Louth).
06/09/2021 Sgt. James McGuffin James McGuffin was born on 18th April 1888 at 76 Canmore Street, Belfast. He was one of nine children. The family hailed from Dungannon, but they moved about.
06/09/2021 Sgt. James McGuffin James McGuffin was the son of Robert McGuffin. Robert McGuffin and Margaret Cooke were married on 8th February 1878 in the district of Dungannon.
06/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGrath Known family: Francis McGrath, Elizabeth McGrath, Alice McGrath (born 26th February 1890), John McGrath (born 1st January 1892), Henry Harry McGrath (born 2nd February 1894).
06/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGrath Henry McGrath was born on 2nd February 1894. He was the youngest of three children known to be born in the Coalisland area.
06/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGrath Private Henry McGrath arrived in France with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers on 20th September 1915.
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06/09/2021 Pte. Henry McGrath Henry ‘Harry’ McGrath was the son of Francis and Elizabeth McGrath. Francis McGrath and Elizabeth Kane were married on 26th July 1888 in the district of Armagh.
05/09/2021 R/man John McGinlay Annie Shields is listed in the 1912 Belfast Street Directory, Fivemiletown section, as having refreshment rooms. There is no listing of her in the 1911 Irish census.
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05/09/2021 R/man John McGinlay Rifleman John McGinlay is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
05/09/2021 R/man John McGinlay Rifleman John McGinlay is buried in Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension, ten kilometres from Albert in France. His inscription reads: UNTIL THE DAY DAWNS R.I.P.
05/09/2021 R/man John McGinlay Rifleman John McGinlay is listed on page 66 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
05/09/2021 R/man John McGinlay John McGinlay’s connection with Fivemiletown seems to be that his widowed mother remarried and moved to live in Cooneen, Fivemiletown.
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05/09/2021 R/man Owen McGill Rifleman Owen McGill has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel 9 of the Ploegsteert Memorial at Hainaut in Belgium.
05/09/2021 R/man Owen McGill In his Will, he left all to his wife.
05/09/2021 R/man Owen McGill Rifleman Owen McGill arrived in France with the Royal Irish Rifles on 21st December 1914.
05/09/2021 R/man Owen McGill Rifleman Owen McGill is listed TWICE on Dungannon War Memorial. He is incorrectly listed as having served with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
05/09/2021 R/man Owen McGill The 1911 census records Owen as age 35 living with his wife and family at house 5 in Castlecaulfield Town, Tyrone. He was working as an insurance agent. His wife Jane was a linen spinner.
05/09/2021 R/man Owen McGill Known family: Owen McGill, Jane McGill, Owen McGill (born 2nd July 1902, Belfast), John Chrysstour McGill (born 15th April 1906, Dungannon), Mary Ann McGill (born 30th April 1909, Dungannon), Rose McGill (born 8th September 1911, Dungannon).
05/09/2021 R/man Owen McGill Owen Magill and Jane Hamilton were married on 19th November 1899 in Belfast. They went on to have at least four children.
05/09/2021 R/man Owen McGill Nothing is known of his early life or family.
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr The CWGC record Private Thomas McGerr as the son of Henry and Mary McGerr of Milltown, Benburb, County Tyrone.
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr Private Thomas McGerr has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel 42 of the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr In his will, he left his money to his parents and the rest of his property to his brother John.
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr Private Thomas McGerr arrived in France with the Royal Irish Fusiliers on 22nd February 1915.
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr The 1911 census shows Thomas as 14 years old. He had left school and was a linen weaver. The family were living in Milltown Village, Glenaul, County Armagh.
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr Known family: Henry McGerr, Mary McGerr, John McGerr (born 25th August 1891), Sarah McGerr (born 10th April 1893), Catherine McGerr (born 13th October 1894), Thomas McGerr (born 30th May 1896), Mary McGerr (born 5th April 1898), Joseph Henry McGerr (born 8th May 1909), Theresa McGerr (born 11th September 1911).
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr The 1901 census records Thomas as 5 years old. The family were living at Tullymore Etra, Glenaul, County Armagh. Henry was a linen beetler.
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr Thomas McGerr was born in Glenaul, County Armagh on 30th May 1896. He was one of five children, all born in the Blackwatertown area.
04/09/2021 Pte. Thomas McGerr Thomas McGerr was the son of Henry and Mary McGerr. Thomas McGerr and Mary McSorley were married on 4th May 1890 in the district of Armagh.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee The CWGC also record Private McGee as the husband of Margaret Mary McGee of 58 High Street, Kilkenny.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee The CWGC record Private Patrick McGee as the son of John and Mary McGee of 47 Churchill Street, Belfast.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee Private Patrick McGee is also commemorated on Kilkenny War Memorial.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee Private Patrick McGee has no known grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial in France.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee Private Patrick McGee arrived in France with the 9th Battalion of the Scottish Rifles on 29th June 1915.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee The Belfast Street Directory of 1912 lists a Mrs Mary Magee at 35 Churchill Street. The 1918 Belfast Street Directory lists a Mary Magee, a grocer, living at 47 Churchill Street.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee The 1911 census has a possible listing of the McGee family, living at house 17 in Churchill Street in Belfast. Patrick was not living with family. His mother was a widow.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee The 1911 census records Patrick and his wife living at house 6 in Flood Street, Kilkenny. He was an unemployed vanman.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee Patrick McGee married Margaret Mary about 1909. Margaret was from Kilkenny.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee Patrick was born in Dungannon about 1884.
04/09/2021 Pte. Patrick McGee Patrick McGee was the son of John and Mary McGee.
03/09/2021 Pte. James McGee Private James McGee is buried in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery, which lies south-west of the town of Doullens in France. His inscription reads: MAY HE REST IN PEACE AMEN.
03/09/2021 Pte. James McGee Private James McGee arrived in the Balkans with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 3rd July 1915.
03/09/2021 Pte. James McGee The 1911 census lists James as age 17 living with the family at house 5 in Mill Street, Aughnacloy, Tyrone. James was a boot and shoe maker.
03/09/2021 Pte. James McGee The 1901 census lists James as age 8 living with the family at house 45 in Mill Street, Aughnacloy, County Tyrone. His mother was a widow who was working as a general domestic servant.
03/09/2021 Pte. James McGee Known family: James McGee, Alice McGee, Francis McGee (born 24th October 1884), Patrick McGee (born 8th May 1887), Anne McGee (born about 1888), James McGee (born 17th May 1892).
03/09/2021 Pte. James McGee James McGee was born 17th May 1892 in Carnteel, County Tyrone. He was the youngest of four known children.
03/09/2021 Pte. James McGee James McGee was the youngest son of James and Alice McGee (nee McShane).
02/09/2021 Gnr Patrick McGeary Gunner Patrick McGeary is buried in Albuera Cemetery, eight kilometres north east of Arras in France.
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02/09/2021 Gnr Patrick McGeary Gunner Patrick McGeary arrived in Egypt with the Royal Field Artillery on 19th July 1915.
02/09/2021 Gnr Patrick McGeary The 1911 census does not list Patrick as living with the family at house 97 in Coalisland Town, Tyrone.
02/09/2021 Gnr Patrick McGeary The 1901 census does not list Patrick as living with the family at house 50 in Annagher, Meenagh, Coalisland. Patrick’s mother was a widow.
02/09/2021 Gnr Patrick McGeary Known family: Peter McGeary, Bridget McGeary, Catherine McGeary (born 12th July 1878), Patrick McGeary (born 7th March 1881), Bridget McGeary (born about 1883), Mary Anne McGeary (born about 1885), Ellen McGeary (born 25th July 1887), Teresa McGeary (born 5th June 1889),Francis McGeary (born 18th April 1891), Unnamed daughter (born 26th May 1893, died 26th May 1893).
02/09/2021 Gnr Patrick McGeary Patrick McGeary was born on 7th March 1881. He was one of at least eight children, all born in the Coalisland area.
02/09/2021 Gnr Patrick McGeary Patrick McGeary was the son of Peter and Bridget McGeary. This was taken from a now defunct Ancestry forum post. If true, Bridget’s maiden name was Kavanagh. No GRONI marriage record has been found, possibly because Bridget was from Waterford.
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02/09/2021 Pte. John McGarrity Private John McGarrity is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery in Iraq. His inscription reads: ETERNAL REST LORD GIVE HIM HE IS THINE LET THY UNDYING LIGHT UPON HIM SHINE
02/09/2021 Pte. John McGarrity It seems the family moved to Scotland, as they don’t seem to be on the 1901 Irish census.
02/09/2021 Pte. John McGarrity Known family: John McGarrity, Elizabeth McGarrity, Patrick McGarrity (born 17th March 1886), John McGarrity (born 24th July 1888), Thomas McGarrity (born 12th November 1890).
02/09/2021 Pte. John McGarrity John McGarrity was born on 24th July 1888. He was one of at least three sons, all born in Dungannon.
02/09/2021 Pte. John McGarrity John McGarrity was the second son of John and Elizabeth McGarrity. John McGarrity and Elizabeth Murray were married on 29th July 1884 in the district of Dungannon.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane The CWGC record Private Mitchell McFarlane as the son of Uriah and Lizzie McFarlane of Ballygawley.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Private Mitchell McFarlane was buried at home in Killeeshil (St. Paul) Church of Ireland Churchyard, which lies midway between Dungannon and Ballygawley.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane It appears that because he never served in France, he did not have a medal card.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Private Mitchell McFarlane was serving with the garrison depot of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of influenza / pneumonia at the Military Hospital in Omagh on 1st November 1918.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Mitchell McFarlane enlisted in Ballygawley.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane The 1911 census does not list Mitchell as living with his step family at house 1 in Coolageery, Ballygawley. The initial family had been split up. Twelve year old Mitchell was living the Thompson family at Tirelugan, Tullyvar, County Tyrone.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Family 2: Uriah McFarland, Elizabeth McFarland, James Nessa McFarland (born 20th February 1905, Clonavaddy), Hugh McFarland (born 23rd September 1907, Ballygawley), Robert McFarland (born 6th April 1912, Ballygawley).
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Mitchell’s father remarried. Uriah McFarland and Elizabeth Cairns were married on 13th May 1904 in the district of Dungannon. They went on have three sons.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Mitchell’s mother, Lucinda McFarland, died on 30th March 1904, aged 40. Mitchell would have been five years old.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane The 1901 census records 2 year old Mitchell living with the family in Tullyvannon, Aghnahoe, County Tyrone. Uriah was a farm labourer.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Known family: Uriah McFarland, Lucinda McFarland, William Johnston McFarland (born 13th July 1888), John McFarland (born 21st June 1890), George McFarland (born 5th June 1892), Dorothea McFarland (born 6th January 1894), Sarah McFarland (born 1st July 1896), Mitchell McFarland (born 26th June 1898), Anna E McFarland (born 25th June 1900).
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Mitchell McFarland was born on 26th June 1898 in Ballygawley, County Tyrone. He was the second youngest of seven children, all born in the Clonavaddy area.
02/09/2021 Pte. Mitchell McFarlane Mitchell McFarland was the youngest son of Uriah and Lucinda McFarland. Uriah McFarland and Lucinda Moore were married on 6th October 1887 in the district of Dungannon.
02/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell Private Irwin McDowell is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial and on the WWI tablet in St Macartan's Cathedral in Clogher
02/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell Irwin was one of four brothers who served, all with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. His three brothers survived the war.
01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell Irwin initially trained at Finner Camp in Donegal with the Tyrone Volunteers.
01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell Known family: James McDowell, Eliza McDowell, John McDowell (born about 1887), Unnamed daughter (born 18th February 1889, died 18th February 1889), Minnie McDowell (born 2nd January 1890), William McDowell (born 2nd September 1891), Matthew McDowell (born 25th July 1893), Irwin McDowell (born 27th June 1895), Robert McDowell (born 25th June 1897, died 17th July 1902, age 5), Samuel McDowell (born 6th July 1900), Edward McDowell (born 26th September 1902).
01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell Irwin McDowell was born on 27th June 1895 in Clogher. He was one of nine known children. They may have been thirteen.
01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell The spelling of Irwin varies throughout. At times he is referred to as Irvine. Clogher War Memorial refers to him as Irwin.
01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell 13883 Private McDowell, M, No 3 Company (Father: Mr James McDowell, Clogher, Tyrone)
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01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell From the Tyrone Constitution dated 26th May 1916: Injured List (Matthew McDowell – brother of Irwin)
01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell Private James McDowell has arrived home from the Dardanelles, where he contracted enteric fever and pneumonia, and is now recovering from the effects. Private Wilie McDowell (brother) is wounded, and in hospital in Cairo.
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01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell From the Tyrone Constitution dated 14th January 1916: (James McDowell – brother of Irwin)
01/09/2021 Pte. Irwin McDowell Irwin McDowell was the son of James and Eliza McDowell. James McDowell and Eliza Boyd were married on 21st August 1887 in the district of Dungannon.
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