2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
12/02/1916 (Killed in Action)
Thomas was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Woodburn, and brother of Mary Woodburn, Tyressan, Cookstown, County Tyrone. Private Woodburn, of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, was killed while doing his duty in the trenches on the 12th February 1916. Sergeant J Preston, who was in Private Woodburn’s company, indicated that Thomas Woodburn was killed instantly when he was struck down by shell fire. At the time of his death, Thomas had over 12 year’s military service.