Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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27/12/2016 Private Robert Irwin has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
27/12/2016 For some time he was reported as missing for some time, before confirmation that he had died at the Somme.
27/12/2016 Robert Irwin was the son of William Irwin.
30/12/2015 Mr William Irwin, Benburb, Moy, County Tyrone, has received official notification that his son, Private Robert Irwin, Tyrone Volunteers, is missing since the big push on 1st July. He belonged to the Benburb Company, Dungannon Battalion U.V.F.
30/12/2015
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 26th August 1916:
30/12/2015 Mr William Irwin, Benburb, has received notification that his son, Private Robert Irwin, Tyrone Volunteers, is missing since 1st July.
30/12/2015
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 24 August 1916:
30/12/2015 Private Robert Irwin was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in the Somme when he was killed in action on 1st July 1916..
30/12/2015 Robert Irwin was living in Moy, County Tyrone when he travelled to Finner Camp, County Donegal to enlist.
30/12/2015 Robert Irwin was born in Benburb, County Tyrone
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