11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
George Hoye was born in Enniskillen about 1891. The 1911 census records an 18 year old George Hoy working as a farm servant for the Stewarts in Moysnaght, Clabby, County Fermanagh. George Hoye enlisted in Enniskillen and went to France on 5th October 1915. Private George Hoy was serving with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. He was 23 years old.
Thiepval is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert. The Cemetery (signposted in the village) is on the edge of Thiepval Wood near the Ulster Tower, about one kilometre north-west of Thiepval on the Thiepval-Hamel road (D73).