Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Chaplain Thomas McCann
Dated added: 30/05/2018
Last updated: 07/05/2019
Personal Details
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 (Survived The War)
Thomas McCann was born about 1875 near Aughnacloy. He was educated at Armagh and Maynooth Colleges. Thomas McCann was ordained a priest in 1899. He served as a chaplain to the army during the Boer War. He was curate in the parish of Kildress and Ardboe. About 1912 Rev Thomas McCann was moved to Camlough in County Armagh. In November 1914 Rev Thomas McCann, B.D. was appointed Catholic chaplain to the troops at the Front on the nomination of his Eminence, Cardinal Logue.
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References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Tomás Mac Canna Lists Thomas as age 36 living at house 7 in Mullanahoe, Munterevlin, Tyrone
2 Facebook - Newry & Mourne Museum Brief details of Rev Thomas McCann
Coagh & District in WW1