Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
221676   Private John Kielty
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 02/07/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
11th Battalion, Scottish Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
08/01/1891
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
John Kielty was the son of John and Grace Kielty. He was born in Coagh in 1891. They were a farming family. In 1912 John married Rebecca Jane Wray in Glasgow. They went on to have at least two children. Prior to enlisting John Kielty was employed as sheet iron worker. John Kielty enlisted on 24th June 1916. He was 26 years old. Private Kielty served throughout 1917. On 16th February 1918 Private Kielty was released as a soldier for shipbuilding. Private Kielty was discharged on 13th March 1919.
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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 Kielty family Lists John as age 7 living with the family at house 17 in Hanover Street, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Kielty family Lists John James as age 19 living with the family at house 2 in Hanover Street, Coagh, Tyrone
3 Findmypast.co.uk (subscription) John Kielty partial Military Papers (11 pages)
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