Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Sergeant Charles Howe
Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 24/03/2019
Personal Details
12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
 (Survived The War)
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
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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