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7046163   Fusilier Andrew Artt
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 5th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 01/09/1890
Died: 01/11/1941 (Died of Illness)
Age: 51
Summary      
Andrew Artt was the son of Andrew and Maria Artt. His mother, Maria Artt, died just a year old. The family lived in the Cloghog area. Andrew was an engine cleaner. Sapper Andrew Artt served with the Royal Engineers in World War One and was wounded in action. After the war, Andrew Artt worked as a locomotive fireman, an assistant to the engine driver. He worked on the rail line that ran between Cookstown and Coleraine. Fusilier Andrew Artt was serving with the 5th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when died at home on 1st November 1941, aged 51, of tuberculosis.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cookstown New Cemetery
  Cookstown, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 2835100
Summary      
Cookstown New Cemetery is situated at the junction of Cemetery Road and Westland Road South, Cookstown. Cookstown New Cemetery is also known as Westland Rd Cemetery and Forthill Cemetery.
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1 1901 Census lists Artt family Lists Andrew as age 10 living with the family at house 10 in Cloghog, Moneyhaw, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Artt family Lists Andrew as age 20 living with the family at house 11 in Cloghog, Moneyhaw, Londonderry
3 FindAGrave.com Photo of Fusilier Andrew Artt's grave
4 Genealogy Centre Lists Andrew Artt's date of birth as Sep 1 1890
5 National Archives UK WW1 Medal card of Andrew Artt can be purchased here
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