Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
20825   Private Thomas Waterson
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 02/07/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Private Thomas Watterson served in France with the Ulster Division. Private Waterson embarked for France on 26th November 1915. Private Thomas Watterson was wounded and taken prisoner on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. Thomas survived the war. Thomas’ son, Sapper Thomas William Watterson, died in World War Two.
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
2 Red Cross WW1 POW Records Record names Thomas Watterson, 20825
Coagh & District in WW1
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