Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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10/11/2018 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 Private John Rafferty is also commemorated on the WW1 Roll of Honour in St Robertís Roman Catholic Church, Cedar Road, Fenham. Fenham is the area western end of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
10/11/2018 Private John Rafferty has no known grave and is commemorated on panels 97-101 on Helles Memorial at Gallipoli in Turkey.
10/11/2018 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 John Rafferty enlisted in Newcastle-upon-Tyne while he was living and working there.
10/11/2018 John Rafferty was married to Sarah Rafferty.
10/11/2018 John was born in Cookstown about 1872.
10/11/2018 John Rafferty was the son of John and Mary Rafferty.
30/12/2015 This inscription photo was taken by the Friends of the Somme Mid Ulster Branch on a visit to Gallipoli in September 2014.
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