Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Private John H Cooney
Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 26/02/2019
Personal Details
Royal Munster Fusiliers (British Army)
 (Survived The War)
Little of known of John Cooney. He came from Ardboe. Private Cooney went to the front in early 1916. He was wounded twice at the Somme, but, up till early 1918, had come through many subsequent heavy engagements unhurt. He was serving with the Royal Munster Fusiliers when he was home on leave in February 1918. Private John Cooney survived the war. He was about 29 years old when the war ended.
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References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists John Cooney Lists John as age 12 living with relatives at house 12 in Killywoolaghan, Killycolpy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists John Cooney Lists John as age 22 a servant at house 3 in Rousky, Stewartstown, Tyrone
Coagh & District in WW1