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17812   Private Thomas Jeffrey
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/09/1896
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Thomas was born in Muckamore, County Antrim and lived in Belfast. He enlisted in Cookstown and served with the 9th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private Thomas Jeffrey was killed in action on 1st July 1916, during the Battle of the Somme. He has no known grave and is commemorated on panel 4D-5B on Thiepval Memorial, France
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Panel 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 795779
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 299
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1 1901 Census lists Jeffrey family 1901 census lists Thomas as age 4, living with the family at house 33 in Island bane, Antrim Rural, Antrim
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory Lists Thomas Jeffrey
3 1911 Census lists Jeffrey family 1911 census lists Thomas as age 14, living with the family at house 12 in Islandbane, Antrim Rural, Antrim
4 Great War Belfast Clippings Jeffrey, Thomas, Lance-Corporal, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 30 Alexandra Avenue Belfast, Died ?
5 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023