Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
536   Private Thomas William Collins
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Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 26/02/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
1st Battalion, North Irish Horse (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
02/01/1892
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Thomas Collins was the eldest son of Thomas and Elizabeth Collins. He was born on 2nd January 1892. He was second oldest of ten children, all born in Coagh. His father was a farmer. Thomas Collins enlisted in the North Irish Horse in 1910. He was called up at the outbreak of the war. He contracted scarlet fever in 1915. He was some time in hospital both in France and England. On his recovery he returned to the front. Trooper Collins remained with the North Irish Horse throughout the war.
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Local Memorial Details
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1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 1 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Collins family Lists Thomas William as age 9 living with the family at house 10 in Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Collins family Lists Thomas W as age 18 living with the family at house 9 in Coagh, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 North Irish Horse Website Details of Thomas William Collins
Coagh & District in WW1
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