Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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10/11/2021 Private John Ramsey was awarded a Good Conduct badge on 18th March 1917
10/11/2021 Private John Ramsey arrived in France on 14th October 1916.
10/11/2021 Private John Ramsey is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial. Isted as being from Carntall.
16/04/2017 The Canadian Circumstances of Death Register records that Acting Corporal Oliver was killed in action on 13th June 1916. He had previously been reported missing. His unit were involved in an attack on Hill 70 at Loos at the time.
30/12/2015 Private John Ramsey has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, near Arras in France.
30/12/2015 John Ramsey was the son of Elizabeth Ramsey. John was born on 14th July 1888 in County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census shows his mother Lizzie living in Carntall More, Kilfaddy, Tyrone. She was a widow.
30/12/2015 John emigrated to Canada.
30/12/2015 He enlisted on 18th March 1915 in Vancouver.
30/12/2015 John Ramsay was a man described as having a fair complexion, blue eyes and light brown hair. He was 5 feet 3 inches high. He was single and he listed his next of kin as his mother Mrs E Ramsey of Carntall Mooy, Clogher.
30/12/2015 Private John Ramsey was serving with the 29th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he was killed in action in France on 21 August 1917. He was 29 years old.
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