Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
1482   Private David Sands
Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 28/04/2019
Personal Details
9th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
 (Survived The War)
David Sands was the son of William and Eleanor Sands. He was born on2nd January 1897 in Tamlaght, Coagh. He was one of ten children. They were a family of farm labourers. Private David Sands served with the North Irish Horse and later served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles.
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists Sands Family Lists David as age 4 at house 10 in Aghaveagh, Coagh
2 1911 Census lists Sands brothers Lists David as age 15 at house 3 in Mullaghtironey, Coagh, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists Sands family Does not list David as living with the family at house 3 in Urbal, Coagh, Tyrone
4 Brother - Fred Sands Also served in the the war
5 Brother - Robert Sands Also served. Died in the the war
6 Mid Ulster Mail dated 02/05/2016 Confirmation that David and Robert Sands were brothers
7 Details of the Sands brothers including photos
Coagh & District in WW1