1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
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Fred Sands was the son of William and Eleanor Sands. He was born on 30th December 1899 in Tamlaght, Coagh. He was one of ten children. His father was a farm labourer, as was his older brothers. A newspaper report from March 1918 states that Fred Sands had joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was the third son of Mr Sands to enlist.