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30697   Private Patrick Henry
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Dated added: 04/10/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 10/03/1891
Died: 09/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
Patrick Henry was the son of James and Mary Henry. Patrick Henry was born on 10th March 1891 in the Toome area. He was second oldest son of nine children, eight surviving. The family lived in the Toome area. His father was an agricultural labourer. Patrick enlisted in Dumbarton, Scotland. Private Patrick Henry was serving with the 7/8th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Tuesday 9th October 1917 in France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Croisilles British Cemetery
  Croisilles, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Grave II-C-3
CWGC Casualty 615432
Croisilles is a village about 13 kilometres south-east of Arras. Croisilles British Cemetery is 300 metres along Rue Eugene Hornez, to the south west of the village centre, off the road to St. Leger (D9).
References and Links
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1 1901 census lists 'Henery' family 1901 census lists Patrick as age 10, living with the family at house 1 in Brecart, Toome Upper, Antrim
2 1911 census lists Henry family 1911 census does not list Patrick as living with the family at house 18 in Cloghogue, Toome, Antrim
3 Ballymena 1914-1918 Brief details of Private Patrick Henry
4 Forum discussion (GWF) Short discussion on Private Patrick Henry
5 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Private Patrick Henry
6 National Archives UK Medal card of Private Patrick Henry can be purchased here
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Patrick Henry's grave can be purchased here
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