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   Private Samuel Rice
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 11/08/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died:  (Unknown)
Private Samuel Rice served with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Samuel Rice married Mrs Mary Kempton, the wife of the late Henry Kempton of Urbal, Coagh, on 20 April 1915.He had been based at Randalstown Camp at the time of his marriage. He spent a couple of months in hospital at Brompton and Liverpool as a result of a discharge from his ears that appeared after an enemy bombardment. He was by this time partially deaf.
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Cemetery Details
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Local Memorial Details

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1 Coagh War Memorial Coagh
2 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 2 Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 303
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Kempton family Lists Mary and her family
2 1911 Census lists Kempton family Lists Mary and her family
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023