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30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private Patrick Hagan as the son of James and Mary Hagan, of The Folly, Derrytresk, Coalisland, Co. Tyrone
30/12/2015 On 3 October 1918, the 1st King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry captured Prospect Hill, after Le Catelet and Gouy had been taken by the 50th (Northumbrian) Division, the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and the 4th King's Royal Rifle Corps. The cemetery was made by the 50th Division and the 18th Field Ambulance immediately after. Plot I formed the original cemetery but this was increased after the Armistice when graves were brought in, mainly from the battlefields north of Gouy, and almost exclusively of men who died in October 1918.
30/12/2015 Private Hagan is buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery near Gouy.
30/12/2015 Patrick Hagan enlisted in Omagh.
30/12/2015 Private Patrick Hagan was with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 8th October 1918. He was 22 years old.
30/12/2015 By the 1911 census, Patrick Hagan was 15 years old. His father had died. He was still at school and living with the family at Derrytresk, Mountjoy, Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Family : Hagan James, Hagan Mary, Hagan Eliza (born about 1881), Hagan Michael (born about 1883), Hagan Mary A (born about 1885), Hagan Bridget (born about 1887), Hagan Edward (born about 1889), Hagan John (born about 1892), Hagan Patrick (born about 1895)
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records Patrick as age 6 living with the family at Derrytresk, Mountjoy, Tyrone. Patrick's father was a farmer.
30/12/2015 Patrick Hagan was the son of James and Mary Hagan. He was born in Tyrone about 1895.
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