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29816   Private Thomas Cheevers
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 26/03/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Thomas Cheevers was born in Cookstown and was the son of James and Margaret Cheevers of Millburn Street, Cookstown. He was working in Scotland at the outbreak of the First World War and enlisted in Glasgow in early 1917 and returned home for training. He joined his Battalion at the front as a battle casualty replacement, in late 1917. Thomas was wounded in the retreat from St. Quentin during the German Spring Offensive of March 1918. He died of his wounds on 26th March 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Noyon New British Cemetery
  Noyon, Oise
Grave Ref: Grave 4-D-10
CWGC Casualty 580204
Noyon is a town 32 kilometres north-west of Soissons, on the road to Roye (D6/D934). The New British Cemetery is on the northern outskirts of the town, on the road (D932) to Ham.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 St Luran's Church, Church Street Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 1 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 254
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Cheevers family 1901 census lists Thomas as age 7 at house 32 in Millburn Street, Cookstown