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30/05/2021 Lieut Hewitt Huggard Lieutenant Huggard arrived in Gallipoli on 15th July 1915.
30/05/2021 Lieut Hewitt Huggard Lieutenant Hewitt Huggard is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
30/05/2021 Pte. Philip Hurson Private Philip Hurson is also commemorated on the WW1 Memorial in the grounds of St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Blackhill. Blackhill is an area which lies south west of Newcastle in north-east England.
30/05/2021 Pte. Philip Hurson Private Philip Hurson is commemorated on Consett War Memorial. Consett is a town which lies south west of Newcastle in north-east England.
30/05/2021 Pte. Philip Hurson Private Philip Hurson is buried in Roclincourt Valley Cemetery in France. Roclincourt is a village a little to the east of the road from Arras to Lens.
30/05/2021 R/man Thomas Hunter Rifleman Thomas Hunter is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
30/05/2021 R/man Thomas Hunter Rifleman Thomas Hunter arrived in France with the Royal Irish Rifles on 4th October 1915.
30/05/2021 L/Corp Thomas John Allan Hunter Lance Corporal Thomas Allen Hunter is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
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30/05/2021 Ab S/man James Hughes Prior to enlisting, James Hughes was employed as a shipyard labourer.
30/05/2021 Ab S/man James Hughes The 1911 census records James as age 13 living with the family at house 11 in Anagasna Glebe, Moy, Tyrone. James was still at school. His father was not listed, but his mother was still married. His mother Rose was listed as a farmer.
30/05/2021 Ab S/man James Hughes Family: John Hughes, Rose Anne Hughes, Mary Minnie Hughes (born 26th March 1884), Catherine Hughes (born 21st June 1885), Bridget Hughes (born 12th October 1886), John Hughes (born 7th March 1888), Annie Hughes (born 15th September 1889), Teresa Hughes (born 9th June 1891), Bernard Hughes (born 11th December 1892), Agnes Hughes (born 20th November 1894), James Hughes (born 10th July 1896), Thomas Joseph Hughes (born 18th December 1897), Rose Hughes (born 30th October 1899), Winifred Hughes (born 9th December 1902).
30/05/2021 Ab S/man James Hughes The 1901 census records James as age 4, living with the family at house 1 in Anagasna Glebe, Moy, Tyrone. John Hughes was a farmer.
30/05/2021 Ab S/man James Hughes James Hughes was born on 10th July 1896 in Moy, County Tyrone. He was one of twelve children, all born in the Moy area.
30/05/2021 Ab S/man James Hughes James Hughes was the son of John and Rose Ann Hughes. James Hughes and Rose McKee were married on 25th January 1883 in the district of Armagh.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes The CWGC records that Private Edward Hughes was the husband of Maggie Hughes of 67 Parkhead Rows, Bellshill.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Edward Hughes is believed to be commemorated locally TWICE on Dungannon War Memorial. There is a Private E Hughes listed on the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers plaque.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Private Edward Hughes was buried at home at Bothwell (BELLSHILL) Cemetery, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Private Edward Hughes died of wounds on 17th December 1915 in a Glasgow hospital.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Private Hughes was injured at Gallipoli and removed to a hospital in Britain.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Private Edward Hughes arrived in the Balkans with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers on 9th July 1915.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Edward Hughes enlisted in Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Edward was married to Margaret and had children. They lived in Bellshill, east of Glasgow.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes By 1911, the census tells us that Edward no longer lived with the family at at Derry, Tullyniskane. His 50 year old father was still working as a coal miner.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes The 1901 census records 17 year old Edward is working as a “car man”. His father was a coal miner. The family was living at Derry, Tullyniskane, County Tyrone.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Family: James Hughes, Rebecca Hughes, Patrick Hughes (born 1st November 1873), James Hughes (born 28th August 1875), Joseph Hughes (born 1st December 1876), Ellen Hughes (born 15th February 1879), Mary Hughes (born 21st June 1881), Edward Hughes (born 5th February 1884), Charlotte Hughes (born 18th January 1887), Bridget Hughes (born 18th April 1889), Charles Hughes (born 14th June 1894).
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Edward Hughes was born on 5th February 1884 near Coalisland in County Tyrone. He was on of nine children born in the Coalisland area, seven surviving.
30/05/2021 Pte. Edward Hughes Edward Hughes was the son of James and Rebecca Hughes. James Hughes and Rebecca Atkinson were married on 4th February 1873 in the district of Dungannon.
30/05/2021 Ab S/man James Hughes Able Seaman James Hughes has no known grave and is commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial.
28/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Private James Howe has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, nine kilometres north east of Ypres town centre in Belgium.
28/05/2021 Pte. James Howe The 1911 census lists James as age 14, living with the family at house 9 in Ballyclare Street, Clifton, Belfast. James had left school and was an errand boy. His father was a labourer.
28/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Known fami1y: John Howe, Mary Howe, Maggie Howe (born about 1895, Tyrone), James Howe (born 24th July 1897, Moy), Annie Howe (born 30th March 1903, Belfast), John Howe (born 3rd June 1906, Belfast).
28/05/2021 Pte. James Howe The 1901 census lists James as age 4, living with the family at house 9 in Ballyclare Street, Clifton, Belfast. John Howe was a general labourer.
28/05/2021 Pte. James Howe James Howe was born on 24th July 1897 in Moy, County Tyrone.
28/05/2021 Pte. James Howe It is believed James Howe was the son of John and Mary Howe. John Howe and Mary Mallon / Mellon were married on 16th May 1894 in the district of Dungannon.
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21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Fivemiletown men now in Finner Camp – Thomas Irwin, Hugh Hetherington, James Howe, Andrew Browne, James Moore, William Shields and Herbert Irwin.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe From the Impartial Reporter dated 2nd September 1914:
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Private James Howe is listed on page 43 of the Fivemiletown book. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe The CWGC record Private Howe as the husband of Mrs J Howe of Killerman, Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone. It is believed Killerman is Kiltermon.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Private James Howe is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial, Fivemiletown War Memorial and also on the WWI Roll of Honour in St John's Church, Fivemiletown.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Private James Howe is buried in Pond Farm Cemetery, south west of Ypres in Belgium.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Private James Howe was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action near Ypres on 7th September 1916.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Private Howe arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe James was living in Fivemiletown when he enlisted in Clogher. He was one of the first from the Fivemiletown area to enlist.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe The 1911 census lists James as age 31, living with his family at house 3 in Aghintain, near Fivemiletown. James was a general labourer.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Known family: James Howe, Jane Howe, Mary Jane Howe (born 13th June 1903, Lisburn), Margaret Howe (born 1st March 1905, Lisburn), William James Howe (born 31st October 1907, Clogher), Robert Howe (born 16th October 1910, Clogher).
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe The family moved to the Fivemiletown area around 1906.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe James Howe and Jane Killinder were married on 30th August 1902 in Lisburn. Variations of Irvine include Killindes and Killinden. They went on to have at least four children.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe The 1901 census lists James as age 20 living with the family at house 56 in Millbrook Road, Lisburn, County Antrim. James, Mary and Irvine were all mill workers. His father was a labourer.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe Known family: William Howe, Frances Howe, William Howe (born 17th January 1868), Mary Howe (born 27th April 1869), John Howe (born 14th October 1870, twin), Robert Howe (born 14th October 1870, twin), Sarah Howe (born 28th September 1872), Frances Howe (born 1st February 1874), John Howe (born 20th December 1875), Mary Howe (born 24th April 1878), James Howe (born 11th December 1879), Charles Howe (born 13th January 1882), Irvine Howe (born 22nd November 1884, Caledon).
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe James Howe was born in Fivemiletown on 11th December 1879. He was one of at least eleven children. All but the last, Irvine, was born in the Fivemiletown area. He was born in Caledon.
21/05/2021 Pte. James Howe James Howe was the son of William and Frances Howe. William Howe and Francis Irvine were married on 5th April 1867 in Fermanagh. Variations of Irvine include Irwine, Irwin, Erwin.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Drummer Gilbert A Howard, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, whose parents reside at ???dale, Clydesdale Road, New Stevenston, is officially reported as having died from wounds. He was 25 years of age, and had been in the regular forces for a period of six years, during which he saw service in China and India. He took part in the landing operations at Gallipoli and sustained wounds to which he succumbed on 16th June.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard From the Glasgow Herald dated 30th June 1915:
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard The CWGC record Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard as the son of John and Mary Jane Howard of Eskermore, Augher, County Tyrone
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Drummer Gilbert Howard is also commemorated on the New Stevenston War Memorial in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard died of his wounds in Egypt on 8th June 1915.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Drummer Howard was with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he took part in the landing operations at Gallipoli and sustained wounds.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Drummer Gilbert Howard arrived in the Balkans with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 17th March 1915.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Gilbert’s mother moved to Scotland She lived at Clydesdale Road, New Stevenston in Lanarkshire.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard He saw service in China and India prior to the war.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Gilbert Alexander Howard enlisted in Omagh around 1909.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard The 1901 census shows Gilbert as an 8 year old schoolboy. His mother was a widow. The family was living in Eskermore, Cecil, County Tyrone.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Gilbert’s father, John Howard, died on 16th November 1900 in the Clogher area, aged 52. Gilbert was eight years old.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Family: John Howard, Mary Jane Howard, William J Howard (born 27th April 1890), Gilbert Alexander Howard (born 28th April 1892), John Howard (born 7th August 1894), Frederick A Howard (born 23rd September 1897), Joseph Howard (born 22nd September 1900).
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Gilbert Alexander Howard was born on 28th April 1892 in Augher, Tyrone. He was the second of five children.
20/05/2021 Drummer Gilbert Alexander Howard Gilbert Alexander Howard was the son of John and Mary Howard. John Howard and Mary Boyd were married on 23rd August 1888 in the district of Dungannon.
20/05/2021 Pte. Joshua Holland Private Joshua Holland is also commemorated on Dungannon War Memorial.
20/05/2021 Pte. Joshua Holland Private Holland arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
20/05/2021 Pte. Joshua Holland Joshua Holland enlisted at Randalstown.
20/05/2021 Pte. Joshua Holland Joshua’s father died on 4th March 1897 in the Dungannon area, aged 35. Joshua was six years old.
20/05/2021 Pte. Joshua Holland Family: Joshua Holland, Elizabeth Holland, Robert John Holland (born 13th June 1889), Joshua Holland (born 17th July 1891), Mary Ellen Holland (born 22nd November 1893), Thomas Holland (born 16th May 1896, died 3rd February 1901, age 4).
20/05/2021 Pte. Joshua Holland Joshua Holland was born on 17th July 1891 at Greystone, County Tyrone, within a mile of the Cumberland brothers. He was the second of four children, three surviving.
20/05/2021 Pte. Joshua Holland Joshua Holland was the son of Joshua and Elizabeth Holland. Joshua Holland and Elizabeth McMullan were married on 6th December 1887 in the district of Dungannon.
19/05/2021 Pte. James Hetherington NOTE: There is nothing in this research to say that James Hetherington ever lived in Ballygawley. No GRONI record can be found of his birth, compounded by few details of his family. There is an unsubstantiated report that he was born in Irvinestown, County Tyrone, to Thomas and Jane Hetherington. No evidence of this can be found.
19/05/2021 Pte. James Hetherington James had a brother-in-law, Robert Davidson, who lived and worked as a labourer in Ballynasaggart, Ballygawley.
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17/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington In his will he left all to his grandmother, Mrs Marshall, who was living at Killyman Street, Moy, County Tyrone.
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17/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington On 6th May 1916 he received a slight wound to the face. He was treated at a field ambulance.
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14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington Private James Watson Hetherington is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington Prior to enlisting, James worked as a labourer.
14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington The 1911 census does not list James as living with the family at house 21 in Killyman Street, Moy.
14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington James emigrated to Canada around 1905.
14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington The 1901 census records James as living with the family at Killyman Street, Moy. His father had died. James Hetherington was a 17 year old apprentice blacksmith.
14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington It seems James’ father died on 12th January 1899 in the Dungannon area, age 56.
14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington Family: James Hetherington, Jane Hetherington, James Watson Hetherington (born 23rd March 1884), Richard Alexander Hetherington (born 9th October 1886), Samuel D Hetherington (born 7th April 1889), Letitia Watson Hetherington (born 21st June 1891), Robert John Hetherington (born 9th September 1893), William Frederick Hetherington (born 15th August 1896).
14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington James was born on 23rd March 1884 in Moy, Tyrone. He was the eldest of six children, all born in the Moy area.
14/05/2021 Pte. James Watson Hetherington James Watson Hetherington was the oldest son of James and Jane Hetherington. James Hetherington and James Marshall were married on 8th January 1884 in the district of Dungannon.
14/05/2021 Lieut Ernest Magowan Harper Lieutenant Ernest Magowan Harper is also commemorated on the Queen’s University War Memorial in Belfast.
14/05/2021 Lieut Ernest Magowan Harper Lieutenant Ernest Magowan Harper is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
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14/05/2021 Lieut Ernest Magowan Harper Henry remarried. Henry Magowan Harper and Jane Anderson were married on 19th September 1900 in Cookstown.
14/05/2021 Lieut Ernest Magowan Harper Ernest’s mother died in Dungannon on 16th October 1896, aged 37. Ernest was six years old.
14/05/2021 Lieut Ernest Magowan Harper Known family: Henry Magowan Harper, Annie Elizabeth Harper, Edgar Henry Harper (born 4th July 1880), James Harper (born 31st March 1882), Margaret Forbes Harper (born 24th October 1883), Helena E Harper (born 28th February 1885), Victor M Harper (born 13th February 1887), Emily Mabel Harper (born 9th October 1888), Ernest Magowan Harper (born 4th June 1890), Alexandra Mary Harper (born 31st October 1891), Annie Sarah Harper (born 21st August 1893)
14/05/2021 Lieut Ernest Magowan Harper Ernest Magowan Harper was born in Dungannon on 4th June 1890. He was one of at least nine children, all born in Dungannon.
14/05/2021 Lieut Ernest Magowan Harper Ernest Magowan Harper was the youngest son of Henry and Annie Harper. Henry Magowan Harper and Annie Forbes were married on 27th October 1879 in Dungannon.
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13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper The CWGC record Lieutenant Edgar Henry Harper as the son of Henry McGowan Harper and Annie Elizabeth Harper (nee Forbes) of Dungannon, County Tyrone.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper Lieutenant Edgar H Harper is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper Lieutenant Edgar Harper has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial at the Somme in France.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper In his will, he left all to his sister Margaret.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper The 1901 census lists Edgar as age 20, living with relatives at house 44 in Lisbane, Tullynakill, County Down. He is described as a Trinity college Dublin graduate.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper The 1901 census does not list Edgar as living with the family at house 3 in Northland Place, Dungannon. His father’s occupation is recorded as “Solicitors Managing Clerk and House Agent”.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper Henry remarried. Henry Magowan Harper and Jane Anderson were married on 19th September 1900 in Cookstown.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper Edgar’s mother died in Dungannon on 16th October 1896, aged 37.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper Edgar Harper was educated at the Royal School, Dungannon from 1892 to 1899, and would be followed to the “Old Grey Mother” by his younger brothers Victor and Ernest. A talented rugby player, Edgar featured on the first XV, but it was his academic ability that would bring him most success.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper Known family: Henry Magowan Harper, Annie Elizabeth Harper, Edgar Henry Harper (born 4th July 1880), James Harper (born 31st March 1882), Margaret Forbes Harper (born 24th October 1883), Helena E Harper (born 28th February 1885), Victor M Harper (born 13th February 1887), Emily Mabel Harper (born 9th October 1888), Ernest Magowan Harper (born 4th June 1890), Alexandra Mary Harper (born 31st October 1891), Annie Sarah Harper (born 21st August 1893)
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper Edgar Henry Harper was born in Dungannon on 4th July 1880. He was the oldest of at least nine children, all born in Dungannon.
13/05/2021 Lieut Edgar Henry Harper Edgar Henry Harper was the eldest son of Henry and Annie Harper. Henry Magowan Harper and Annie Forbes were married on 27th October 1879 in Dungannon.
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12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey George Hoey was the son of James and Rachel (Hayes) Hoey of Gilford and the husband of Anne Eliza Hoey, Seapatrick. George Hoey was born in Moy, county Tyrone, and enlisted in the Royal Irish Rifles in Downpatrick. He was killed on 23rd October 1916 when apparently attempting to rescue a wounded officer somewhere in the area of Le Bouefs and Morval. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 15A and 15B.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey From the Household Almanac 1917:
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12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey Rifleman George Hoey arrived in France with the Royal Irish Rifles on 12th November 1914.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey Note that there is also a George Hoye in the Dungannon War Dead list.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey Rifleman George Hoey has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey The 1911 census lists George as age 30, living with his family at house 59 in Kilpike, Banbridge, County Down. This is the Seapatrick area. George was a farm labourer.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey Family: George Hoey, Annie Elizabeth Hoey, James Hoey (born 1st August 1900), George Hoey (born 22nd August 1901, died 17th January 1904, age 3), Samuel Hoey (born 26th April 1903), Rachel Hoey (born 11th November 1904), George William Hoey (born 15th January 1907), Thomas Hoey (born 16th November 1908), Robert Hoey (born 14th January 1912).
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey George and Ann had seven children, six surviving.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey The 1901 census lists George as age 20, boarding with his wife and child at house 75 in Seapatrick, Banbridge, County Down. They with boarding with the McBride family, which is presumed to have been wife’s relations. George was described in the census as an ‘army rite’. This may have been army rifleman. Anne was a spinner.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey George Hoey and Anne Elizabeth McBride were married on 22nd December 1899 un th district of Banbridge.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey George was born in Moy, County Tyrone about 1876.
12/05/2021 R/man George Hoey George Hoey was the son of James and Rachel Hoey (nee Hayes).
11/05/2021 2nd Lt Wilfred Hodge Second Lieutenant Wilfred Hodge is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
11/05/2021 Pte. Robert George Hillen The 1911 census records Robert George as age 15 living with the family at house 1 in Garvey, Tullyvar. Robert was a labourer. His father was a shepherd.
11/05/2021 Pte. Robert George Hillen Family: James Hillen, Mary J ‘Minnie’ Hillen, Emma J Hillen (born 29th March 1889), Samuel M Hillen (born 7th February 1892), William James Hillen (born 1st February 1894), Robert George Hillen (born 28th January 1896), Margaret E Hillen (born 5th May 1897), Charlotte R Hillen (born 16th August 1901), John Hillen (born 28th January 1904, died 7th June 1904).
11/05/2021 Pte. Robert George Hillen The 1901 census lists Robert G as age 5, living with the family at house 7 in Cavan O'Neill, Tullyvar, County Tyrone. His father was a farm labourer.
11/05/2021 Pte. Robert George Hillen Robert was born in Carnteel, County Tyrone on 28th January 1896. He was one of seven children, all born in the Aughnacloy area.
11/05/2021 Pte. Robert George Hillen Robert George Hillen was the son of James and Mary J Hillen. James Hillen and Mary Morton were married on 11th May 1888 in the district of Dungannon.
09/05/2021 L/Corp Charles Heron Lance Corporal Charles Heron is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
09/05/2021 L/Corp Charles Heron Private Charles Heron arrived in in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 23rd August 1914.
09/05/2021 L/Corp Charles Heron Family: Samuel Heron, Mary Heron. Thomas Heron (born 18th October 1889), Elizabeth Heron (born 18th March 1891), Peter Heron (born 11th January 1893), Charles Heron (born 29th October 1894), John Heron (born 23rd June 1900), Michael Heron (born 26th January 1903, twin), Patrick Heron (born 26th January 1903, twin), Mary Anne Heron (born 17th July 1905).
09/05/2021 L/Corp Charles Heron Charles was born on 29th October 1894 in Clonfeacle, County Tyrone. He was one of eight children, all born in the Benburb area.
09/05/2021 L/Corp Charles Heron Charles Heron was the son of Samuel and Mary Heron. Samuel Heron and Mary Rafferty were married on 18th September 1888 in the district of Dungannon.
09/05/2021 Pte. Joseph Henry Family: John Henry, Mary Henry, John Henry (born 27th October 1879), James Henry (born 6th February 1882), Mary Agnes Henry (born 29th March 1884), Margaret Henry (born 8th April 1886, died 1st September 1887, age 1), Daniel Henry (born 8th June 1887), Eliza Henry (born 2nd December 1889, died 12th December 1889), Joseph Henry (born 4th July 1891), Maggie Henry (born 24th September 1894), Hugh Patrick Henry (born 27th July 1897).
09/05/2021 Pte. Joseph Henry Joseph Henry was born on 4th July 1891. He was one of nine children (seven surviving), all born in the Dungannon area.
09/05/2021 Pte. Joseph Henry Joseph Henry was the son of John and Mary Henry. John Henry and Mary McGronan were married on 7th September 1878 in the district of Dungannon.
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson Lance Corporal William Henderson is listed on page 26 of the Ballygawley War Dead book, compiled by Drew Robinson.
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson Much regret was shown here on learning that Private William Henderson, Inniskilling Fusiliers (Tyrone Volunteers), son of Mr William Henderson, carpenter, of this town, had been shot at the front.
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson From the Tyrone Courier dated 3rd August 1916: Killed in Action
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson Lance Corporal William Henderson is buried in Mill Road Cemetery at Thiepval. His inscription reads: THEM ALSO WHICH SLEEP IN JESUS WILL GOD BRING WITH HIM
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson Private William Henderson arrived with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in France on 7th August 1915.
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson The 1911 census records William as 18 years old. He was now working as an apprentice carpenter. His father was a master carpenter. The family had moved to live in Ballygawley, County Tyrone.
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson The 1901 census records William as 8 years old. The family were living in Dunmoyle. His father was a carpenter and his mother worked as a dressmaker.
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson Family: William Henderson, Elizabeth Henderson, William Henderson (born 2nd December 1892), Florence Henderson (born 25th October 1895).
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson William was born on 2nd December 1892 in Dunmoyle, which lies midway between Ballygawley and Carrickmore in County Tyrone. He was the older of two children, the other being his sister Florence.
07/05/2021 L/Corp William Henderson William Henderson was the only son of William and Elizabeth Henderson. William Henderson and Lizzie Craig were married on 27th February 1891 in the district of Omagh.
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06/05/2021 L/Corp Jackson Robinson Henderson Lance Corporal J Henderson is buried in Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, north east of Albert in the somme region of France.
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06/05/2021 L/Corp Jackson Robinson Henderson In his will, Jackson left all to his mother.
06/05/2021 L/Corp Jackson Robinson Henderson Private J Henderson is commemorated on Dungannon War Memorial, listed on the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers plaque.
06/05/2021 L/Corp Jackson Robinson Henderson Jackson’s father, John Henderson, died on 30th December 1900 in the Coalisland area, aged 40. Jackson was five years old.
06/05/2021 L/Corp Jackson Robinson Henderson Known family: John Henderson, Ruth Henderson, David Henderson (born 15th October 1887), William Henderson (born 16th May 1889), Robert Clarke Henderson (born 14th March 1891), James L Clements Henderson (born 14th January 1893), John Howard Henderson (born 20th September 1894), Jackson Robinson Henderson (born 11th December 1895).
06/05/2021 L/Corp Jackson Robinson Henderson Jackson was born in Killyman, Dungannon on 11th December 1895. He was the youngest of six children, all born in the Coalisland area.
06/05/2021 L/Corp Jackson Robinson Henderson Jackson Robinson Henderson was the youngest son of John and Ruth Henderson. John Henderson and Ruth Robinson were married on 14th January 1887 in ther district of Dungannon.
05/05/2021 Pte. John Heaney 03057
05/05/2021 Pte. John Heaney Private John Heaney died of wounds as a prisoner of war on Wednesday 30th September 1914.
05/05/2021 Pte. John Heaney Private John Heaney was captured by the Germans at the College de Garcons at Cambrai on 26th August.
05/05/2021 Pte. John Heaney Private John Heaney was serving with the 1st Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment when he was wounded.
05/05/2021 Pte. John Heaney Private John Heaney arrived in France with the 1st Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment on 22nd August 1914.
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper George was a member of Cavanaleck L.O.L. No. 623.
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper His many friends at Fivemiletown, have learned with much regret, of the death of Trooper George Harper of the North Irish Horse, a resident of Corcreevy, Fivemiletown at Netley Hospital, on May 23 from spinal meningitis. The deceased, who was only 19 years of age, went out to France at the beginning of the war, and was through the retreat from Mons and several other engagements before he took ill. He was formerly a member of Cavanaleck LOL 623 and Band and was a section leader in Cavanaleck Company UVF in which he took a great interest. The funeral took place with military honours, to the military cemetery at Netley, Southampton, on Friday. The coffin carrying the remains was draped with a Union Jack and drawn by a pair of black horses on a gun carriage. The military chaplain (Church of Ireland) officiated and the bugler sounded The Last Post over the grave. The chief mourners were deceased’s brother and sister, Willie and Lily Harper, while a detachment of military also attended.
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper From the Impartial Reporter unknown date:
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper Private George Harper is commemorated locally on the WWI Roll of Honour in St John's Church Fivemiletown, and also on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper The 1911 census records 17 year old George living with the family in Corcreevy, Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone. His mother was a widow. They were a farming family.
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper George’s father, William Harper died on 22nd February 1904, aged 64. George would have been ten years old.
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper The 1901 census lists George as age 7, living with the family at house 4 in Lismore, Favor Royal, County Tyrone. His father was a farmer and army pensioner.
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper Family: William Harper, Martha Jane Harper, William Harper (born 25th March 1882), David Harper (born 25th March 1882), James Harper (born 23rd January 1884), Lucie Harper (born 24th September 1886), Julia Lily Harper (born 12th August 1889), George Harper (born 5th September 1893).
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper George Harper was born in Errigal on 5th September 1893. He was the youngest of six children, all born in the Clogher area.
03/05/2021 Pte. George Harper George Harper was the youngest son of William and Martha Jane Harper. William Harper and Jane English were married on 14th November 1879 in the district of Dungannon.
03/05/2021 L/Corp Francis Harkins Lance Corporal Francis Harkins is listed on page 14 of the Fivemiletown book, from which some of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
03/05/2021 L/Corp Francis Harkins Lance Corporal Francis Harkins is commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
03/05/2021 L/Corp Francis Harkins Lance Corporal Francis Harkins arrived in the Balkans with the Royal Irish Fusiliers on 7th August 1915.
03/05/2021 L/Corp Francis Harkins HARKINS – 16th August 1915, killed in action at the Dardanelles, Lance Corporal Frank Harkin (No 13921) 6th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. ‘On his soul, Sweet Jesus, have mercy.’
03/05/2021 L/Corp Francis Harkins From the Belfast Evening Telegraph dated 24th September 1915:
03/05/2021 L/Corp Francis Harkins It seems he may have enlisted with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers initially, but later transferred to the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson 03056
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson William was a member of Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson Private William Harbinson is also commemorated on the Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson Private William Harbinson is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Anne's Church Of Ireland in Dungannon.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson Private William Harbinson has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson Private Harbinson arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson The 1911 census record that the Harbinson family was living with the Cumberland family in Barrack Street, Dungannon. They are described in the census as “visitors”. William’s father was still alive but not with the family.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson By the time of the 1911 census, William was living by himself in Drumcoo, Dungannon, Tyrone. He was 20 years old and single. William gives his occupation as horse trainer.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson The 1901 census records George as age 13, having left school was working as a mill worker doffer. Most of the rest of the family also worked in the mill. His father was a labourer. They were living in house 6 at Railway View, Dungannon.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson Family: James Harbinson, Mary Harbinson, Margaret Harbinson (born 22nd September 1879), Thomas Harbinson (born 8th October 1881, died 5th October 1882), Annie Mary Harbinson (born 24th December 1883), Eliza Lilly Harbinson (born 25th August 1885), George Harbinson (13th May 1887), William Harbinson (born 2nd July 1889), Adam Harbinson (born 1st October 1891), Teresa Harbinson (born 11th October 1893), Susan Jane ‘Jeannie’ Harbinson (born 2nd August 1896).
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson William Harbinson was born on 2nd July 1889. He was one of nine children, eight surviving, all born in Dungannon.
02/05/2021 Pte. William Harbinson William Harbinson was the son of James and Mary Harbinson. James Harbinson and Mary Cummings were married on 17th December 1878 in the Belfast.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton Gunner William Hamilton is listed on page 35 of the Fivemiletown book, from which most of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton In his will, he left all to his mother, Mrs Jane Hamilton, who was living at Mullaghmore, Fivemiletown.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton He was struck by a shell and death was instantaneous. We buried him last night, the chaplain taking the service, and we marked his grave with a white cross. His loss was keenly felt by the whole company, who knew him for a good companion and an excellent soldier.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton There has been another cloud of sadness in the district of Kiltermon, Fivemiletown, and much sympathy has been expressed in connection with the death of Gunner William Hamilton. He was only 19 years old and a general favourite from his early days. He was such a thorough going, straightforward boy that he won the respect of all, and his loss is greatly deplored. His officer writes:-
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton From the Fermanagh Times dated 24th August 1916: An Excellent Soldier
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton Gunner William Hamilton was serving with the 275th Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action on 2nd August 1916. He was killed instantaneously when a shell burst beside him.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton William Hamilton is also commemorated on the WWI Roll of Honour in St Johns Church, Fivemiletown and also on Timpany L.O.L. WWI Roll of Honour.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton Gunner William Hamilton is commemorated locally on both Clogher War Memorial and Fivemiletown War Memorial.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton Gunner William Hamilton is buried in Flatiron Copse Cemetery at Mametz, 10 kilometres east of Albert in France.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton The 1901 census records William as age 3 living with the family at Cullynane, Fivemiletown, Tyrone. William’s father James was a farmer.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton Family: James Hamilton, Mary Jane Hamilton, Mary Jane Hamilton (born 5th June 1883), John Hamilton (born 21st December 1885), James Samuel Hamilton (born 20th December 1895), William Hamilton (born 3rd November 1897), Robert Hamilton (born 22nd June 1899).
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton William Hamilton was born on 3rd November 1897. He was one of five children, all born in the Fivemiletown area.
02/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton William Hamilton was a son of James and Mary Jane Hamilton. James Hamilton and Mary Woods were married on 8th June 1882 in the district of Dungannon.
02/05/2021 Pte. Robert Hamilton Private Robert Hamilton is also commemorated locally on Fivemiletown War Memorial.
02/05/2021 Pte. Robert Hamilton Private Robert Hamilton is listed on page 65 of the Fivemiletown book, from which some of these details come from. Many thanks to Mark Byers for the information.
02/05/2021 Pte. Robert Hamilton Private Robert Hamilton is also commemorated on the WWI Plaque in Mullahara Orange Hall, County Monaghan.
02/05/2021 Pte. Robert Hamilton Private Hamilton arrived in France with the Royal Irish Fusiliers on 4th October 1915.
01/05/2021 Gnr William Hamilton 03055
01/05/2021 Pte. Robert Hamilton 03054
01/05/2021 Pte. John Stanley Hamilton The 1911 census lists John Stanley as age 20, living at house 1 in Lairakean, Caledon, Tyrone. He was a farm labourer for the Brown family.
01/05/2021 Pte. John Stanley Hamilton Private John Stanley Hamilton is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial.
01/05/2021 Pte. John Stanley Hamilton Private John S Hamilton is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery in France.
01/05/2021 Pte. John Stanley Hamilton Private Hamilton arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 6th October 1915.
01/05/2021 Trooper Harry (ww1) Hamilton It has not been possible to identify accurately this man. Below is the details of who we believe is the best possibility.
01/05/2021 Trooper Harry (ww1) Hamilton 03053
01/05/2021 Trooper Harry (ww1) Hamilton There is a Trooper Harry Hamilton, of the Inniskilling Dragoons, listed on Dungannon War Memorial.
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