Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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29/05/2020 02495
30/12/2015 Most of the information here was derived from the book, 'Fermanagh War Memorial Book of Honour 1914 1921'. Page 265 is devoted to Private George Hoye. Information also came from the book 'Fivemiletown's Fallen', page 28.
30/12/2015 Private Hoye is also commemorated on the memorial in Fivemiletown Methodist Church and the memorial in St Margaret's Parish Church, Clabby, near Fivemiletown. (as Private Hoy)
30/12/2015 Private Hoye is buried in Connaught Cemetery near Thiepval.
30/12/2015 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.
30/12/2015 Private Hoye went to France on 5th October 1915.
30/12/2015 George Hoye enlisted in Enniskillen.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census records an 18 year old George Hoy working as a farm servant for John and Dorcas Stewart in Moysnaght, Clabby, County Fermanagh.
30/12/2015 George Hoye was born in Enniskillen about 1891.
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