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14/01/2021 Capt Bernard Score Browne M.C. 02904
14/01/2021 Capt Bernard Score Browne M.C. 02903
14/01/2021 Capt Bernard Score Browne M.C. Lieutenant Bernard Browne arrived in France on 23rd April 1915.
14/01/2021 Capt Bernard Score Browne M.C. Captain Bernard Score Browne, M.C., is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
14/01/2021 Capt Bernard Score Browne M.C. Known family: Abraham Walker Browne, Helen T Browne, Bernard Score Browne (born 27th May 1885, Derry)
14/01/2021 Capt Bernard Score Browne M.C. Bernard Browne was born on 27th May 1885 in Derry.
14/01/2021 Capt Bernard Score Browne M.C. Bernard Score Browne was the second son of Abraham Walker Browne and Helen Browne. Abraham Walker Browne and Helen T Smyth were married on 23rd April 1878 at Honeybourne, Worcestershire.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler 02902
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler 02901
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler Lance Corporal William Percy Butler is also commemorated on the family headstone at Deansgrange Cemetery, Blackrock, County Dublin.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler William Percy Butler is also commemorated on the two Bank of Ireland World War I Memorial Plaques in College Green, Dublin.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler The CWGC records Lance Corporal Butler as the son of William John Butler, M.A., T.C.D., and Georgina Butler, of 36 York Road, Kingstown, County Dublin.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler William Percy Butler is commemorated on the World War I Memorial Plaque in Christ Church of Ireland in Dun Laoghaire.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler Lance Corporal William Percy Butler is buried in Duisans British Cemetery in France. His inscription reads FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler William P Butler enlisted on 19th February 1916.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler William was employed as a Clerk in the Dublin branch of the Bank of Ireland.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler William Butler was educated at Corrig School in Dun Laoghaire.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler The 1911 census shows the family living at house 36 in York Road, Dun Laoghaire. William Percy was 14 years old and still at school.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler The 1901 census lists William Percy as age 4, living with the family at house 1 in Royal Terrace East, Kingstown (now Dun Laoghaire). His father’s occupation is give as ‘Clerk in Library T.C.D. M.A.T.C.D.’ William John Butler was an assistant librarian at Trinity College, Dublin.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler Family: William John Butler Georgina Butler, Meta Letitia Mary Butler (born 30th May 1892, Benburb), William Percy Butler (born 8th May 1896, Benburb), Robert O'Neill Butler (born about 1899, Dun Laoghaire).
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler William Percy Butler was born in Moy, County Tyrone on 8th May 1896. He was one of three children.
14/01/2021 L/Corp William Percy Butler William Percy Butler was the eldest son of William John and Georgina Butler. William Butler and Georgina Elliott were married on 15th July 1891 in the district of Dungannon.
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my wife, Mrs Agnes Busby, Killylea, County Armagh. Signed Rifleman Isaac Busby, 18th Royal Irish Rifles.
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby 02900
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby 02899
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby Last will and Testament of Lance Corporal Isaac Busby dated 14th June 1916:
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby Isaac Busby is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby Lance Corporal Busby has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres (Ieper).
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby Lance Corporal Isaac Busby was serving with the 12th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action on 15th August 1917 in Belgium.
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby The 1911 census lists Isaac as age 30, living with his wife at house 1 in Caledon, County Tyrone. Isaac was listed as a coachman and domestic servant.
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby Isaac Busby and Agnes Girvan were married on 11th August 1909 in the district of Armagh. It is believed they had one child. Herbert Busby was born on 6th May 1914.
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby The 1901 census lists Isaac as age 21, living with the family at house 4 in Kedew, Caledon, County Tyrone. Isaac Busby is listed as working on his father’s farm.
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby Known family: William Busby, Martha Busby, Maria Busby (born 1st March 1878), Isaac Busby (born 1st October 1879), Robert Busby (born 14th February 1882), Moses Busby (born 20th April 1885), Catherine Kate Busby (born 10th July 1887).
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby Isaac Busby was born on 1st October 1879. He was the second of five children, all born in the Caledon area.
13/01/2021 L/Corp Isaac Busby Isaac was the eldest son of William and Martha Busby. William Busby and Martha Wilson were married on 15th March 1877 in the district of Dungannon
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton His eldest brother, David, left home as a young man and did not keep in contact but some years after his mother died, he returned to Eglish in 1934 as a United States Army Major (retired). He married and fathered a son, David, who later went to live in Scotland.
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton Private Thomas Burton arrived in the Balkans on 17th March 1915.
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton The 1911 census shows the family had moved to house 62 in Kashmir Road, the Falls, Belfast. His brothers and sister worked in the weaving industry. Thomas was a flax yarn bundler. He was 29 years old.
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton The 1901 census lists Thomas J as age 20, living with the family at house 264 in Cupar Street, Falls Ward, Belfast. Thomas was working as a labourer. His mother was a widow.
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton After the death of his father, the family farm at Curran was sold and the family moved to Belfast.
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton Family: David Burton, Mary Jane Burton, Alice Burton (born 7th January 1869), Robert Charles Burton (born 14th March 1870), David Burton (born 21st October 1871), Mary M Burton (born 24th October 1874), John Burton (born 6th December 1876), Thomas James Burton (born 30th August 1878).
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton Thomas, his three brothers and two sisters, all attended Derryfubble School, east of Eglish.
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton Thomas was only nine months old when his father, David, was killed on the farm while ploughing, when the horses came back on to him.
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton Thomas James Burton was born on 30th August 1878. He was the youngest of six children, all born in the Benburb area.
13/01/2021 Pte. Thomas Burton Thomas Burton was the youngest son of David and Mary Jane Burton. David Burton and Mary Donnelly were married on 8th January 1868 in the district of Dungannon.
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows Lance Corporal George Burrows has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial at the Somme in France.
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows Lance Corporal George Burrows is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial. He is also commemorated on Castlecaulfield Church of Ireland WW1 Roll of Honour.
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows Private George Burrows arrived in France on 5th October 1915.
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows The 1911 census lists George as age 16 living on the Ranfurly Estate at Ballynorthland Demesne, Derrygortreavy, Dungannon.
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows The 1911 census does not list George as living with the family at house 11 in Gorey, Clonavaddy, Tyrone. The family were still farming.
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows Family: James Burrows, Sarah E Burrows, George Burrows (born 6th June 1894), Robert Burrows (born 21st February 1896), Frederick Burrows (born 9th January 1898), Mary M Burrows (born 13th October 1899), John Burrows (born 24th March 1901, died 25th April 1901), Margaret J Burrows (born 1st July 1902), Samuel J Burrows (born 5th May 1904), William J Burrows (born 8th July 1909).
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows The 1901 census lists George as age 7 living with the family at house 11 in Gorey, Clonavaddy, Tyrone. George was still at school. His father, James Burrows, was a farmer.
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows George Burrows was born on 6th June 1894 in the Donaghmore area.
12/01/2021 L/Corp George Burrows George Burrows was the son of James and Sarah E Burrows. George burrows and Sarah White were married on 30th March 1894 in the district of Dungannon.
11/01/2021 Trooper Hamilton Hugh Burrowes The 1901 census records that Hamilton was living with the Anderson family in Lambeg, Lisburn. He was 15 years old and working as a Chemist’s Apprentice. John Anderson was a Pharmaceutical Chemist.
11/01/2021 Trooper Hamilton Hugh Burrowes Family: William Burrowes, Mary Burrowes, Elizabeth Burrowes (born 3rd February 1877), Ada Eleanor Burrowes (born 17th April 1879), William Burrowes (born 26th December 1881), John Burrowes (born 6th November 1882), Hamilton Hugh Burrowes (born 2nd June 1885).
11/01/2021 Trooper Hamilton Hugh Burrowes Hamilton Burrowes was born on 2nd June 1885. He was the youngest of five children, all born in Dungannon.
11/01/2021 Trooper Hamilton Hugh Burrowes Hamilton Hugh Burrowes was the youngest son of William and Mary Burrowes. William Burrowes and Mary Hamilton were married on 25th May 1875 in the district of Dungannon.
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes Corporal John Burrowes is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes The CWGC record Corporal John Burrowes as the son of Mary Burrowes of Hillside, Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland. He is also listed as the son of the late William Burrowes.
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes John ‘Jack’ Burrowes emigrated to South Africa where he entered into trade in Johannesburg and had considerable farming interests up country.
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes It seems Johns father died either on 30th March 1907 or 8th January 1908 in Dungannon.
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes 1906, John became a member of St John’s Masonic Lodge No 185, Dungannon.
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes The 1901 census lists John as age 18, living with the family at house 5 in Perry Street, Dungannon. John was a drapery salesman. His father William was a confectionery shop owner. William was also a Car Owner and Driver.
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes Family: William Burrowes, Mary Burrowes, Elizabeth Burrowes (born 3rd February 1877), Ada Eleanor Burrowes (born 17th April 1879), William Burrowes (born 26th December 1881), John Burrowes (born 6th November 1882), Hamilton Hugh Burrowes (born 2nd June 1885).
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes John Burrowes was born on 6th November 1882. He was the second youngest of five children, all born in Dungannon.
11/01/2021 Corp John Jack Burrowes John Burrowes was the son of William and Mary Burrowes. William Burrowes and Mary Hamilton were married on 25th May 1875 in the district of Dungannon.
11/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Burke Private Patrick Burke is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery in Souchez, France.
11/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Burke Private Patrick Burke was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he was killed in action in France on Wednesday 17th March 1915.
11/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Burke Private Burke arrived in France with the Connaught Rangers on 7th October 1914.
11/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Burke Patrick Burke enlisted in Boyle, County Roscommon.
11/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Burke Patrick Burke was born in Dungannon.
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans William Bryans enlisted in Manchester.
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans Private William Bryans is listed on page 62 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans The CWGC record William as the son of John and Annie Bryans of Owenskerry, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans William Bryans is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans Private William Bryans is buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery in France. His inscription reads THY WILL BE DONE.
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans Private William Bryans was serving with the 14th Labour Corps when he died of nephritis on Saturday 9th February 1918 in France.
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans Private Bryans later transferred to Labour Corps (No 31277).
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans An unknown Belfast newspaper reports that a Rifleman William Bryans of the Lincolnshire Regiment, had been wounded. He was listed as living at 53 Renfrew Street, Belfast at the time.
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans Private William Bryans initially served with Lincolnshire Regiment (No 39229).
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans Known family: John Bryans, Annie Bryans, Jane Bryans (born 20th January 1867), John Bryans (born 26th February 1869), Robert Bryans (born 5th May 1871), Joseph Bryans (born 21st May 1873), William Bryans (born 9th October 1875), James Bryans (born 21st April 1878), Charlotte Bryans (born 20th May 1879).
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans William Briens was born on 9th October 1875 He was one of at least seven children, all born in Brookeborough, County Fermanagh.
10/01/2021 Pte. William Bryans William Bryans was the son of John and Annie Bryans. John Briens and Annie Henry were married on 23rd May 1864 in the district of Fermanagh.
09/01/2021 Pte. William James Stratton 02898
09/01/2021 Pte. George Hoye 02897
09/01/2021 Sgt. Robert Bryans 02896
09/01/2021 Pte. Henry Bryans Private Henry Bryans has no known grave and is commemorated on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial in France.
09/01/2021 Pte. Henry Bryans Private Henry Bryans arrived in France on 15th August 1914.
09/01/2021 Pte. Henry Bryans Known family: Samuel Bryans, Rachel Bryans, Sarah Bryans (born 27th August 1883, Armagh), William John Bryans (born 20th March 1885, Dungannon), Samuel Bryans (born about 1889, Dungannon), Ann Elizabeth Bryans (born 24th May 1890, Dungannon), Robert Bryans (born 14th June 1892, Dungannon), Henry Bryans (born 4th August 1894, Dungannon), David Bryans (born 7th October 1896, Dungannon), Fredrick Bryans (born 12th February 1899, Belfast), Agnes Bryans (born 28th May 1901, Belfast).
09/01/2021 Pte. Henry Bryans It is believed the family moved from Caledon to Belfast sometime between 1897 and 1899. This is deduced from the 1901 census which tells us 4 year old David was born in Tyrone, but 2 year old Frederick was born in Belfast.
09/01/2021 Pte. Henry Bryans Henry was born on 4th August 1894 in Caledon, County Tyrone. He was one on ten children, eight surviving.
09/01/2021 Pte. Henry Bryans Henry Bryans was the son of Samuel and Rachel Bryans. Samuel Briens and Rachel McCullagh were married on 5th January 1883 in the district of Armagh.
09/01/2021 Pte. Henry Bryans 02895
09/01/2021 2nd Lt William Brown 2nd Lieutenant William Brown is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery near St Quentin in France. His inscription reads: HE HAS BUT FOLLOWED WHITHER DUTY LED TO FIND A FULLER LIFE
09/01/2021 2nd Lt William Brown 02894
08/01/2021 2nd Lt Laurence Crawford Brown Laurence was educated at the Royal School Dungannon and then at the Technical College, Belfast.
08/01/2021 2nd Lt Laurence Crawford Brown The 1911 census lists Laurence Crawford as age 16, living with the family at house 7 in Aghareany, Donaghmore, County Tyrone. He was still at school.
08/01/2021 2nd Lt Laurence Crawford Brown The 1901 census lists Laurence C as age 6, living with his grandparents at house 13 in Cranmore Park, Windsor Ward, Belfast.
08/01/2021 2nd Lt Laurence Crawford Brown Family: Robert Brown, Mary Crawford Brown, Laurence Crawford Brown (born 5th October 1894), Oliver Nicholson Brown (born 8th July 1896), Alice G G Brown (born 8th April 1901), Honor G Brown (born 3rd June 1904), Alan D Brown (born 22nd September 1907).
08/01/2021 2nd Lt Laurence Crawford Brown He was the grandson of Sir William Crawford.
08/01/2021 2nd Lt Laurence Crawford Brown Lawrence Brown was born on 5th October 1894. He was the eldest of five children, all born in Donaghmore.
08/01/2021 2nd Lt Laurence Crawford Brown Lawrence Crawford Brown was the eldest son of Robert and Mary Crawford Brown. Robert Brown and Mary Crawford were married on 16th August 1893 in Belfast.
08/01/2021 L/Corp William Brien Lance Corporal William Brien is buried in Brown's Copse Cemetery in Roeux, France.
08/01/2021 L/Corp William Brien Private William Brien also had the regimental number 10164.
08/01/2021 L/Corp William Brien Private William Brien arrived in France on 19th December 1914.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen 02893
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen The CWGC record Private James Breen as the son of Mary Breen of Freughmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, Ireland, and also as the son of the late John Breen.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen James Breen is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial and on St Macartan’s Cathedral Roll of Honour Tablet.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen Private James Breen is buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery in France.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen Private Breen died of wounds whilst a prisoner of war on 3rd April 1918, aged 28.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen Private James Breen was serving with the 4th Regiment of the South African Infantry when he was captured.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen The 1911 census lists James as age 21, a farmer's son, living with the family at house 6 in Freughmore. His mother as a widow.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen James’s father, John Breen, died on 15th June 1907 in the district of Clogher. He was 50 years old.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen The 1901 census lists James as age 10, living with the family at house 2 in Freughmore, Clogher, County Tyrone. John Breen as a farmer.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen Known family: John Breen, Mary Eliza Breen, Eliza Breen (born about 1888), James Breen (born about 1891), Thomas John Breen (born 25th October 1892), Matilda Breen (born 6th September 1895, twin), William Breen (born 6th September 1895, twin, died 1st November 1895), Rebecca Maria Breen (born 26th January 1898, died 30th March 1898), Rebecca Maria Breen (born 16th March 1899), Martha Breen (born 7th October 1901).
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen James Breen was born about 1891 in County Tyrone.
08/01/2021 Pte. James Breen James Breen was the oldest son of son of John and Mary Eliza Breen. John Breen and Mary Trimble were married on 25th November 1886 in the district of Dungannon.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Private Joseph Breadon is listed on page 80 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon The CWGC record Private Joseph Breadon as the son of Thomas and Mary Breadon of Alderwood, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone, Ireland. He is also listed as the husband of Sarah Breadon, of Toronto, Ontario.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Private Joseph Breadon is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Private Joseph Breadon is buried in Toronto (St. John's Norway) Cemetery in Canada.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02890
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02889
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02888
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02887
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02886
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02884
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02892
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Private Breadon arrived in England in December 1915. He proceeded to France in February 1916.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Private Joseph Breadon died after the war of related injuries/illness on the 10th October 1920, aged 29.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Private Joseph Breadon was demobilized and discharged on 24th February 1919 at Toronto.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Private Joseph Breadon served with the 58th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry and saw service in Europe.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Military records record that his wife Sarah did live at 76 Boultbea Avenue, Toronto and then later at 1155 King Street West, Toronto.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon He endured other health issues including dental problems. He also developed hemorrhoids in in his index finger.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Private Breadon spent many months in hospital. His treatment included massage and electric treatment.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon In October1916, Private Joseph Breadon was shot and wounded in the left leg at the Somme
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 451976 Joseph Breadon, 58th Battalion, B Company. In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my brother, William John Breadon, 76 Boultbea Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02885
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Last Will and Testament of Private Joseph Breadon dated 18th July 1917:
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Joseph enlisted on 23rd July 1915 in Toronto. He was 24 and single. His next of kin was his mother Mary.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Prior to enlisting Joseph worked as a grocery clerk in Toronto.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Joseph Breadon emigrated to Canada.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon The 1911 census records Joseph as 19, working on his father’s farm at Alderwood, Fivemiletown.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon The 1901 census lists Joseph as 9 years old, living with the family at house 11 in Alderwood, Fivemiletown. His father was a farmer.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Known family: Thomas Breadon, Mary Breadon, Mary Breadon (born 16th July 1882), William J Breadon (born about 1884), Robert Breadon (born 5th February 1886, died 22nd November 1886), Margaret Breadon (born 4th November 1887), Robert S Breadon (born 27th January 1890), Joseph Breadon (born 24th November 1891), Jane Elina Breadon (born 7th November 1894), Annie Breadon (born 21st April 1897), Thomas James Breadon (born 3rd December 1898), Edward Breadon (born 6th March 1901), Noble Breadon (born 7th July 1903), Bertie Breadon (born 10th September 1905).
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Joseph Breadon was born on 8th November 1891. He was one of twelve children, ten surviving. They were all born in the Fivemiletown area.
08/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon Joseph Breadon was the son of Thomas and Mary Breadon. Thomas Breadon and Mary Thompson were married on 23rd August 1881 in the district of Fermanagh.
07/01/2021 Pte. Joseph Breadon 02883
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty 02882
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty Private George Bratty is commemorated on Lisburn War Memorial and on the Roll of Honour in Christ Church, Lisburn.
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty Private George Bratty is buried in St Sever Cemetery in Rouen, France.
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty Private George Bratty was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on Monday 17th July 1916.
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty Prior to enlisting, he lived at 12 Barrack Lane, Lisburn with his wife and three small children.
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty George was employed by the Inland Navigation Company.
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty The 1911 census records George as being married to Maria. They had two sons, Thomas and John. They were living on a “house ship” at Kilmore, County Down. The house ship seems to be a barge on an inland canal called “Primrose” a 58 tonne lighter.
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty George went to Friends School in Lisburn.
06/01/2021 Pte. George Bratty George Bratty was born in Lisburn about 1886.
06/01/2021 Pte. Peter Brannigan 02881
06/01/2021 Pte. Peter Brannigan In the deployment of his estate, Peter Brannigan, late of Glenbeg, Galbally, Pomeroy, County Tyrone left all to is father, John Brannigan, who was a farmer.
06/01/2021 Pte. Peter Brannigan Private Peter Brannigan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on 19th December 1914.
06/01/2021 Pte. Peter Brannigan Private Peter Brannigan arrived in France on 30th November 1914.
06/01/2021 Pte. Peter Brannigan Peter Brannigan enlisted in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
06/01/2021 Pte. Peter Brannigan Peter was born in the Dungannon area, mostly likely Glenbeg, Galbally.
06/01/2021 Pte. Peter Brannigan Peter Brannigan was the son of John Brannigan.
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan Private Daniel Brannigan is buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery in Mesnil-Martinsart, west of Thiepval.
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan Last will & testament of Private Daniel Brannigan:
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan Private Daniel Brannigan arrived in the Balkans on 5th November 1915.
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan The 1911 census possibly lists Daniel as age 16, living with , as a servant, the Donnelly family at house 21 in Aghafad, Draughton, County Tyrone. Draughton is in the parish of Donaghcavey, partly in the barony of Omagh, but chiefly in that of Clogher.
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan By the time of the 1911 census, Daniel no longer lived with the family. They had moved to Lurganaglare, Kilfaddy, Tyrone, near Fintona.
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan Family: John Brannigan, Bridget Brannigan, Margaret Brannigan (born 4th June 1888), John Brannigan (born 21st June 1890), Michael Brannigan (born 21st June 1890), James Brannigan (born about 1892), Daniel Brannigan (born 11th October 1894), Bridget Brannigan (born 2nd March 1898), Ellen ‘Nellie’ Brannigan (born 30th August 1900), Mary Agnes Brannigan (born 16th March 1903), Joseph Brannigan (born 1st May 1906), Patrick Henry Brannigan (born 8th February 1909).
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan The 1901 census lists Daniel as age 7, living with the family at house 2 in Coolesker, Beragh, County Tyrone. John Brannigan was a farm labourer.
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan Daniel Brannigan was born 11th October 1894 born in Clogher. He was one of ten children.
06/01/2021 Pte. Daniel Brannigan Daniel Brannigan was the son of John and Bridget Brannigan. John Brannigan and Bridget Donnelly were married on 1st September 1887 in the district of Dungannon.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley Private James Bradley is listed on the War Memorial in Cleator St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley Private James Bradley is buried in Hedauville Communal Cemetery Extension in France, five kilometres north west of Albert.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley A mate of James’, Private Thomas McCrickett, wrote to Mr Sloan (see below) to tell him the circumstances of the death. Thomas McCrickett died just a few weeks later, on 25th May 1918, also aged 18.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley Private James Bradley was serving with the the 19th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers when he was killed from shrapnel from a German shell while working in a trench on 11th April 1918.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley Private James Bradley proceeded to France in April 1918.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley James enlisted in the 4th Manchester Regiment in July 1917. He later transferred to the 19th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley James was educated at Cleator Moor St Patrick's Elementary, then the Grammar School from 11th September 1912 to 29th June 1917 (by scholarship). Towards the end of his school career he had been training as a Pupil Teacher.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley By 1912 they were living at 1 Mill Street, Cleator.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley The family moved to England.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley The 1901 census lists James as age 1, living with the family at house 7 in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Coalisland, County Tyrone. John Bradley was a flax dresser.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley Known family: John Bradley, Teresa Bradley, Thomas Francis Bradley (born 14th April 1898), James Bradley (born 5th June 1899), Mary Bradley (born 22nd April 1902).
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley James Bradley was born on 3rd June 1899 in Brackaville, Coalisland. He was one of three children.
05/01/2021 Pte. James Bradley James Bradley was the son of John and Teresa Bradley. John Bradley and Teresa McGrath were married on 22nd February 1897 in the district of Dungannon.
05/01/2021 L/Corp Rowland Irvine Bradley Roland Bradley is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
05/01/2021 L/Corp Rowland Irvine Bradley Lance Corporal Roland Irvine Bradley is buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery in France.
05/01/2021 L/Corp Rowland Irvine Bradley The 1911 census lists Roland as age 14, living with the family at house 30 in Corr and Dunavally, Charlemont, County Armagh. Roland’s father had retired and was receiving a Royal Irish Regiment pension.
05/01/2021 L/Corp Rowland Irvine Bradley The family moved from Londonderry to the Moy / Charlemont area.
05/01/2021 L/Corp Rowland Irvine Bradley The 1901 census lists Frederick as aged 4, living at house 12 in High Street, Londonderry. His father was a tram conductor in Londonderry.
05/01/2021 L/Corp Rowland Irvine Bradley Known family: William Bradley, Jane Bradley, Emily Bradley (born about 1882, County Donegal), William Bradley (born about 1883, County Donegal), Fredrick Ekin Bradley (born 9th November 1884, County Donegal), Annie Bradley (born about 1887, County Donegal), Francis Bradley (born 29th December 1890, County Donegal), Albert Bradley (born about 1892, County Donegal), Alexander Bradley (born about 1895, County Donegal), Roland Bradley (born about 1897, Derry City), Harold Bradley (born 13th May 1898, Derry City).
05/01/2021 L/Corp Rowland Irvine Bradley Roland was born about 1897 in County Donegal. He was one of at least nine children. The family moved to Derry city in 1897.
05/01/2021 L/Corp Rowland Irvine Bradley Roland Irvine Bradley was the son of William and Jane Bradley. William Bradley and Jane Elkin / Ekin were married on 9th April 1879 in the district of Fermanagh.
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04/01/2021 Ld Stoker Frederick Ekin Bradley Acting Lead Stoker Frederick Bradley is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
04/01/2021 Ld Stoker Frederick Ekin Bradley Frederick Ekin Bradley was the son of William and Jane Bradley. William Bradley and Jane Elkin / Ekin were married on 9th April 1879 in the district of Fermanagh.
04/01/2021 Pte. Francis Henry Bradley Francis was one of three brothers who died in the Great War.
04/01/2021 Pte. Francis Henry Bradley Private Francis Henry Bradley is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
04/01/2021 Ld Stoker Frederick Ekin Bradley Fredrick Bradley was born on 9th November 1884 in Burnfoot, County Donegal. He was one of at least nine children.
03/01/2021 Pte. Francis Henry Bradley The family moved from Londonderry to Moy. The 1911 census does not list Francis as living at house 30 in Corr and Dunavally, Charlemont, County Armagh.
03/01/2021 Pte. Francis Henry Bradley The 1901 census lists Francis as age 11, living at house 12 in High Street, Londonderry. His father, William Bradley, was a tram conductor in Londonderry.
03/01/2021 Pte. Francis Henry Bradley The family moved to Derry city about 1896.
03/01/2021 Pte. Francis Henry Bradley Known family: William Bradley, Jane Bradley, Emily Bradley (born about 1882, County Donegal), William Bradley (born about 1883, County Donegal), Fredrick Ekin Bradley (born 9th November 1884, County Donegal), Annie Bradley (born about 1887, County Donegal), Francis Bradley (born 29th December 1890, County Donegal), Albert Bradley (born about 1892, County Donegal), Alexander Bradley (born about 1895, County Donegal), Roland Bradley (born about 1897, Derry City), Harold Bradley (born 13th May 1898, Derry City).
03/01/2021 Pte. Francis Henry Bradley Francis Henry Bradley was the son of William and Jane Bradley (nee Elkin).
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd Private Andrew Boyd is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd The 1911 census lists Andrew as living with his wife and children at house 15 in Union Place, Dungannon. Andrew was a painter.
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd By the time of his death, Margaret and he had six children. The names of the other three children are not confirmed.
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd Known family: Andrew Boyd, Margaret Boyd, Samuel Boyd (born 8th November 1906), Margaret Boyd (born 18th July 1909), Andrew Boyd (born 20th October 1910).
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd Andrew Boyd and Margaret Smith were married on 5th September 1905 in Belfast.
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd Andrew was a member of Dungannon Total Abstinence L.O.L. No. 1229 and of the Dungannon Conservative Flute Band.
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd The 1901 census lists Andrew as living with the family at house 29 in Ballysaggart, Derrygortrevy, Dungannon. He was 15 years old and was employed as a weaver in a factory. Andrew’s mother was a widow who worked as a reeler in a spinning mill.
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd It seems Hugh Boyd died on 23rd May 1896 in the Dungannon area. Andrew would have been ten years old.
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd Family: Hugh Boyd, Margaret Ann Boyd, Robert Henry Boyd (born 6th May 1881, Dungannon), Mary Minnie Boyd (born 27th May 1883, Banbridge), Andrew Boyd (born 5th August 1885, Banbridge), Margaret Boyd (born 27th May 1888, Banbridge), Hugh Boyd (born 20th November 1891, Dungannon).
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd Andrew Boyd was born on 5th August 1885 in Seapatrick, County Down. He was one of five children.
03/01/2021 Pte. Andrew Boyd Andrew Boyd was the son of Hugh and Margaret Ann Boyd. Hugh Boyd and Margaret Fowler were married on 25th December 1880 in the district of Banbridge.
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03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers Rifleman James Bowers is also commemorated on Hilden War Memorial, near Lisburn.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers Rifleman James Bowers is commemorated on the ‘Men of Cleator and Trumpet Terrace’ in Cleator as John Bowers.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers At the time of his death, his wife and children were living at 14 Mill View, Tullynacross, Lambeg, Lisburn, County Down.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers Rifleman James Bowers was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he injured at Gallipoli. Joseph died of his wounds on a hospital ship on 12th August 1915.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers James Bowers returned home and enlisted in Lisburn.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers Prior to enlisting, James was working as an iron ore miner in Cleator Moor. Cleator Moor lies west of the Lake District, south of Carlisle.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers The English 1911 census lists James living at house 11 in Prospect Row, Cleator.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers Known family 2: James Bowers, Mary Bowers, Sarah Jane Bowers, Mary Bowers, James Bowers.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers James Bowers married Mary Murphy. They had at least three children.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers Known family: John Bowers, Sarah Jane Bowers, James Bowers.
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers James Bowers was born in Caledon (or Lisburn).
03/01/2021 R/man James Bowers James Bowers was the son of John and Sarah Jane Bowers (nee Dickson).
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02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen The CWGC record Private Enoch Bowen as the son of the late John Bowen, of Tamnamore, Moy, County Tyrone.
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen Private Enoch Bowen is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen Private Bowen arrived in France on 5th October 1915.
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen Enoch Bowen enlisted on 18th March 1914 at Portadown with the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen By the 1911 census lists Enoch as age 14, living with the family at house 31 in Tamlaghtmore. Enoch’s mother seems also to have died. Eldest brother Adam was now the family head and the 14 year old scholar Enoch was still at home.
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen The 1901 census lists Enoch as age 3, living with the family at house 23 in Tamlaghtmore, Drumaspil, County Tyrone. His mother was a widow and a farmer.
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen It seems Enoch’s father, John Bowen, died on 18th November 1899, age 45. Enoch was two years old.
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen Known family: John Bowen, Elizabeth Bowen, Adam Bowen (born 3rd October 1880), John Bowen (born 31st January 1883), Anna Norah Bowen (born 26th February 1886), Margaret Bowen (born 11th November 1887, died 20th July 1888), William Bowen (born 9th June 1889), James Bowen (born about 1990), Elizabeth Bowen (born 16th August 1891), Margaret Bowen (born 23rd April 1893), Thomas Herbert Bowen (born 29th January 1895), Enoch Bowen (born 25th November 1897).
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen Enoch Bowen was born on 25th November 1897. He was the youngest of at least ten children, all born in the Coalisland area.
02/01/2021 Pte. Enoch Bowen Enoch Bowen was the youngest son of John and Elizabeth Bowen. John Bowen and Elizabeth Fowler were married on 11th February 1876 in the district of Dungannon.
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01/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Birney (Senior) Patrick Birney and Mary Connelly were married on 2nd September 1897 in the district of Cookstown.
01/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Birney (Senior) Private Patrick Birney arrived in the Balkans on 21st July 1915.
01/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Birney (Senior) Private Patrick Birney is buried in Weston Mill Cemetery in Plymouth, which suggests he was removed back to a hospital in England. He was 38 years old.
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01/01/2021 Pte. William Best Private Best arrived in France on 5th October 1915.
01/01/2021 Pte. William Best Private William Best is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
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01/01/2021 Pte. David Best The CWGC record Private David Best as the son of Andrew and Ann Best of 31 Taylor Street, Townhead, Glasgow.
01/01/2021 Pte. David Best Private David Best is buried in Reninghelst New Military Cemetery in Belgium. His inscription reads: PEACEFUL BE THY REST DEAR SON LOVED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM
01/01/2021 Pte. David Best David was born about 1897 in Dungannon, although no record can be found in GRONI.
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett Captain William Henry David Bennett is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in Castlecaulfield Church of Ireland.
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett The CWGC record Captain William Henry David Bennett as the husband of Ida Bennett of Ballywildrick, Macosquin, Coleraine, Ireland
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett William’s father became a Justice of the Peace in Castlecaulfield.
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett The 1911 census lists William as a policeman lodging at barracks in Castlerock Town, Articlave, County Londonderry.
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett The 1911 census does not list William Henry as living with the family at house 2 in Ennish, Clonaneese, County Tyrone. William’s father was a farmer and a Royal Irish Constabulary pensioner.
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett William joined the Royal Irish Constabulary, and served for five years, stationed in Belfast and Londonderry.
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett Around 1910 the family moved to Primrose Hill, Castlecaulfield,
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett The family cannot be located in the 1901 census, but it seems they were still living in County Monaghan, in the Ballinode area.
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett Known family: William Samuel Bennett, Annie Bennett, William Henry David Bennett (born 3rd January 1890), Hugh John Bennett (born about 1892), Annie Eliza Bennett (born about 1895), Edith Bennett (born about 1898), Essie W Bennett (born about 1902).
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett William Bennett was born on 3rd January 1890 at Balinode, County Monaghan. He was one of at least five children, all born in County Monaghan.
01/01/2021 Capt William Henry David Bennett William Henry David Bennett was the son of William Samuel and Annie Bennett.
01/01/2021 Pte. Patrick Birney (Senior) Known family: Patrick Birney, Mary Birney, Patrick Birney (born 11th July 1898), Mary Kate Birney (born 29th May 1900), Eileen Elizabeth Birney (born 21st February 1902, Omagh?), Sarah Ann Birney (born about 1908).
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