Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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04/04/2016 The CWGC records his service number as 3245. Almost all the military references refer to his number being 3246.
04/04/2016 In his will he left all to his mother, Mrs P Tohill, who was living at Queen Street Magherafelt.
04/04/2016 Private Francis Tohill has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial in France. The Arras Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, in the western part of the town of Arras. It commemorates almost 35,000 servicemen from the United Kingdom, South Africa and New Zealand who died in the Arras sector between the spring of 1916 and 7 August 1918 and have no known grave.
04/04/2016 Private Francis Tohill was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action during the Battle of Arras on Saturday 19th May 1917.
04/04/2016 Francis Tohill enlisted in Cookstown.
04/04/2016 The 1911 census lists Francis as age 15 living with the family at house 44 in Queen Street, Magherafelt. His father was a butcher and Francis was a butcher’s assistant.
04/04/2016 Known family: Peter Tohill, Mary Annie Tohill, Francis Tohill (born 13th June 1895), Annie Jane Tohill (born 12th January 1897), Peter Alphonsus Tohill (born 8th May 1899), James Augustine Tohill (born 27th January 1902), Hugh Alosous Tohill (born 14th April 1904).
04/04/2016 The 1901 census lists Francis as age 5 living with the family at house 8 in Ballyheifer, Magherafelt, County Londonderry. His father was a farmer.
04/04/2016 Francis Tohill was born on 13th June 1895 in Magherafelt. He was one of either five or six children.
04/04/2016 Surname derivatives: Taughill, Toghill, Tohill, Toughill
04/04/2016 Francis Tohill was the eldest son (tbc) of Peter and Mary Annie Tohill. Peter Tohill married Mary Cargan on 14th September 1891 in the district of Magherafelt.
28/03/2016 In the event of my death I give the whole of my property and effects to my mother Mrs P Tohill, Queen Street, Magherafelt. County Derry, Ireland.
28/03/2016 Last Will and Testament of Private Francis Tohill:
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