Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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07/07/2024 From an unknown Canadian newspaper:
07/07/2024 Private Thomas Harris, killed in action, 1729 Des Erables Street (Avenue des Érables)
19/04/2017 The Canadian Circumstances of Death Register records that Private Thomas Harris was killed in action on 4th September 1916. His unit was in trenches near Courcelette at the time.
05/01/2017 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 14th October 1916:
05/01/2017 Private Thomas Harris, Canadian Contingent, killed; brother of Mrs Thomas Crooks, Tulnagee, Moneymore.
30/12/2015 Private Thomas Harris was serving with A Company, in the 13th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on 4th September 1916. He was 26 years old.
30/12/2015 Thomas enlisted in Montreal on 10th August 1915. He gave his next of kin as his younger brother, Allen Harris, who was also living in Montreal. Thomas gave his occupation as ‘driver’. He was 25 years old.
30/12/2015 Thomas emigrated to Canada.
30/12/2015 Family: George Harris, Agnes / Nancy Harris, Sarah Harris (born 10th September 1886), Agnes Harris (born 15th March 1887), Robert Harris (born 25th May 1888), Thomas Harris (born 29th October 1889), Mary Jane Harris (born 10th July 1891), Edward George Harris (born 2nd April 1894), Samuel Harris (born 9th May 1898, died 11th September 1898), Allen Harris (born 20th December 1900)
30/12/2015 The 1901 census lists Tommy Harris as age 11 living with the family at house 4 in Carrydarragh, Moneymore. George Harris was a farm labourer.
30/12/2015 Thomas Harris was the son of George and Nancy Harris (nee Allen). Thomas was born in Moneymore on 29th October 1889.
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private Harris as the son of George Harris, and Agnes Harris (nee Allen) of Northern Ireland.
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