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04/06/2018
04/06/2018 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 21st November 1914: Private Abraham Stewart
04/06/2018 STEWART – 5th November. Killed in action on the battlefield. Private Abraham Stewart, of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, son of Abraham Stewart, Dunamoney, Magherafelt.
04/06/2018
04/06/2018 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 21st November 1914:
04/06/2018 STEWART – 5th November. Killed in action on the battlefield. Private Abraham Stewart, of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, son of Abraham Stewart, Dunamoney, Magherafelt.
25/03/2016
24/03/2016 Private Stewart is buried in Wimereux Cemetery, Boulogne, France.
24/03/2016 Abraham Stewart was born on 29th July 1893 in Magherafelt. He was the first of thirteen children, ten surviving.
24/03/2016 Abraham Stewart married Elizabeth Loan on 21st May 1894 in the district of Magherafelt.
24/03/2016 The 1901 census lists Abraham as 9 years old, living with the family at 14 Aughagaskin, Magherafelt. His father was a farmer.
24/03/2016
24/03/2016 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 15th January 1916:
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24/03/2016 Family: Abraham Stewart, Elizabeth Stewart, Mary Ann Loan (born about 1892), Abraham Loan (born 29th July 1893), John Stewart (born 29th August 1894), Jane Stewart (born 25th March 1896), Lizzie Stewart (born about 1898), William Stewart (born 15th April 1897), Thomas Stewart (born 2nd March 1898), Winifred Stewart (born 18th May 1899), Matthew Stewart (born 18th October 1900), Margaret Stewart (born 10th April 1902), William Stewart (born 8th July 1903), Francis Stewart (born 28th July 1904), James Stewart (born 6th May 1907), George Stewart (born 8th August 1910).
24/03/2016 Abraham Stewart joined the Special Reserve about 1910.
24/03/2016 The 1911 census does not list Abraham as living with the family at house 33 in Gortalowry, Cookstown Rural, Tyrone. His father was a labourer.
24/03/2016 Abraham Stewart was the eldest son of Abraham and Elizabeth Stewart.
24/03/2016 Private Abraham Stewart was serving with 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on Thursday 5th November 1914.
24/03/2016 Abraham Stewart is commemorated on St. Luran’s Church of Ireland Roll of Honour, Derryloran, Cookstown.
24/03/2016 Abraham Stewart had relatives in Dungannon, Cookstown and Magherafelt.
24/03/2016 Private Stewart went to the Front with the first draft in October.
24/03/2016 Abraham was called up in June 1914 and sent to Finner Camp for a hurried few weeks of training.
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