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M1/08974   Private John Patrick Tohill
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 24/11/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps (British Army)
Died: 26/01/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 40
Private John Patrick Tohill was born in Belfast. He was the eldest son of Mr. George Tohill and the family moved to Cookstown where John grew up. John went to live and work in Dublin In November 1915 John Tohill volunteered for motor transport work with the Royal Army Service Corps. He was then attached to the Royal Engineers for transport work. While back at the front and involved in transport duties again, he was killed by shell fire on 26th January 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Albert Communal Cemetery Extension
  Albert, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 1-B-9
CWGC Casualty 552347
Albert is a town 28 Kms north-east of Amiens. The Communal Cemetery is on the south-east side of Albert and at the junction of the roads to Peronne (D938) and Bray sur Somme (D329), and the extension is entirely enclosed by it. The main entrance to the cemetery is on the Peronne road
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 101
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists John's wife and son 1911 census lists Tohill & McNally family at house 2 Molesworth Road Street
2 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private John Patrick Tohill
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018