Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Sergeant Charles Howe
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Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 24/03/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
07/07/1891
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Charles Howe was the son of William and Mary Howe (nee McKeown). He was born on 7th July 1891 in Coagh. Like hi father and his brother he was a Constable in the Royal Irish Constabulary. He was based in Stewartstown and then Rock. He was accepted for training as a sergeant in the army in March 1916. At the time of his brotherís death in action in June 1916, Charles was attached to the Royal Irish Rifles as a drill instructor in Celley Park, Reading.
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Local Memorial Details
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1 Tamlaght School 1916 (served) Coagh
Local Insitute / Local Book Details
No Name Page
1 Tamlaght National School
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Howe family Lists Charles as age 9 living with the family at house 6 in Hanover Street, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Howe family Does not list Charles as living with the family at house 9 in Hanover Street, Coagh, Tyrone
3 Brother - Robert Howe Also served. Died in the the war
Coagh & District in WW1
2018-2020