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11/11/2018 Pte. Mervyn Jack McGeown Private Mervyn McGeown was discharged on 14th June 1917, after 166 days service, due to sickness.
11/11/2018 Pte. Mervyn Jack McGeown Private Mervyn McGeown served with the 12th Royal Inniskilling/Irish Fusiliers.
11/11/2018 Pte. Mervyn Jack McGeown Mervyn McGeown enlisted on 23rd December 1916. He stated his age on enlisting as age 18 years and 3 months. He listed his father as his next of kin, who was living at Killymoon Street, Cookstown.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Rafferty The CWGC record Private John Rafferty as the son of the late John and Mary Rafferty. He is also recorded as being the husband of Sarah Riley, (formerly Rafferty), of 43 Morrison Street, Gateshead, England.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Rafferty Private John Rafferty is also commemorated on the WW1 Roll of Honour in St Robert’s Roman Catholic Church, Cedar Road, Fenham. Fenham is the area western end of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Rafferty Private John Rafferty has no known grave and is commemorated on panels 97-101 on Helles Memorial at Gallipoli in Turkey.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Rafferty Private John Rafferty was serving in the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers at Gallipoli when he was killed in action along with Thomas Devlin and William Graham at Scimitar Hill on 21st August 1915.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Rafferty John Rafferty enlisted in Newcastle-upon-Tyne while he was living and working there.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Rafferty John Rafferty was married to Sarah Rafferty.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Rafferty John was born in Cookstown about 1872.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Rafferty John Rafferty was the son of John and Mary Rafferty.
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10/11/2018 Pte. John Quinn Private John Quinn is buried in Berks Cemetery Extension, Belgium.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Quinn John Quinn was married to Catherine Quinn. They lived at Railway View, Dungannon.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Parke Private Patrick Monaghan, from the Loup, died the same day and is buried just a few graves away in the same row.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Parke In his will, John Parke left all to his mother, Mrs Jane Parke.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Parke Private John Parke was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of his wounds the following day on Saturday 9th September 1916. He was just 18 years old.
10/11/2018 Pte. John Parke In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my mother, Mrs Jane Parke, Craigs, Orritor, Cookstown, County Tyrone. Ireland. Signed 17565 Private John Parke, No 2 Company, 9th Inniskilling Fusiliers, 109th Brigade, Ulster Division.
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10/11/2018 Pte. John Parke Last Will and Testament of Private John Parke - not dated
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09/11/2018 Pte. John O'Neill The CWGC records Private John O’Neill as the son of John and Rose O'Neill of Aghacolumb, Stewartstown, County Tyrone.
09/11/2018 Pte. John O'Neill Private John O’Neill was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Thursday 27th April 1916.
09/11/2018 Pte. John O'Neill The 1911 census does not list John as living with the family at house 6 in Killywoolaghan, Killycolpy, Ardboe. His father was an agricultural labourer.
09/11/2018 Pte. John O'Neill Known family: John O'Neill, Rose O'Neill, Patrick O'Neill (born 31st August 1895), John O'Neill (born 16th February 1897), Catherine Kathleen O'Neill (born 17th December 1898), James O'Neill (born 22nd April 1901), Hugh O'Neill (born 4th February 1903), Francis O'Neill (born 14th December 1904), Rose O'Neill (born 8th March 1907), Annie O'Neill (born 3rd October 1908, died 25th November 1910. Age 2), Elizabeth O'Neill (born 3rd October 1908), Peter O'Neill (born 15th April 1910), Annie O'Neill (born 1st July 1912), Felix O'Neill (born 3rd October 1914), Harry O'Neill (born 12th October 1916).
09/11/2018 Pte. John O'Neill The 1901 census lists John as age 4, living with the family at house 36 in Killywoolaghan, Killycolpy, Ardboe. His father was a servant and labourer.
09/11/2018 Pte. John O'Neill John O'Neill was born on 16th February 1897 in Stewartstown. He was the second of thirteen known children, twelve surviving.
09/11/2018 Pte. John O'Neill John O'Neill was the second son of John (Jack) and Rose O’Neill. John O’Neill and Rose Campbell ware married on 15th November 1894 in the district of Cookstown. Rose was born in Motherwell, Scotland.
09/11/2018 Pte. Charles Mulholland The CWGC record Private Charles Mulholland as the son of Margaret and the late R Mulholland, of Mackney, Cookstown
09/11/2018 Pte. Charles Mulholland The chief mourners at his funeral were his father, Robert, his brothers Richard, Albert, Thomas and George. In addition to these brothers at home his brother William James lived in South Africa, his brothers Robert and John in Canada and Joseph and Samuel in the United States.
09/11/2018 Worker Sara Mabel Moore The CWGC’s burial record lists Sara’s next of kin as Mr J R Moore of Ballindrum, a neighbouring townland of Mawillian. This would mean that his next of kin was his younger brother, which would imply his mother had died.
09/11/2018 Worker Sara Mabel Moore Sara Moore was 19 years old when she died.
09/11/2018 Worker Sara Mabel Moore It seems Mabel was an assumed name.
09/11/2018 Worker Sara Mabel Moore Sara Moore was the daughter of Annie Jane Moore.
09/11/2018 Worker Sara Mabel Moore Known family: Annie Jane Moore, Sarah Matilda Woods Moore (born about 1900), John Robert Moore (born about 1904).
09/11/2018 Worker Sara Mabel Moore Sara Matilda ‘Mabel’ Moore was born about 1900 in th United States of America.
09/11/2018 Pte. Charles Mulholland When war was declared in 1914 he was sent to France arriving in December. He was attached to the Army Cyclist Corps for a considerable time, Service No. 5780.
09/11/2018 Pte. Charles Mulholland When his apprenticeship was almost complete he decided to enlist in the Army, joining the Royal Irish Fusiliers, Service No. 10692.
09/11/2018 Worker Sara Mabel Moore The 1911 census records an 11 year old Sarah Matilda Moore living in house 16 in Mawillian, Springhill, County Londonderry. Her mother, Annie Jane Moore, was a widow. Both Sarah and her brother John Robert were born in America.
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