Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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27/12/2018 Private Alexander Richardson, Inniskillings, wounded recently, is on leave in the district, and Private Samuel Rowe, of the same regiment, is also spending a few days home from the front.
27/12/2018 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 6th January 1918: Maghera
20/03/2016 Private Samuel Rowe has no known grave and is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial in Picardie, France.
20/03/2016 Samuel Rowe was the son of Joseph Rowe. He was born in Tamlaght O’Crilly, Upperlands about 1887.
20/03/2016 There is a suspicion that Samuel is a brother of Robert John Rowe, but this has not been proved. Private Samuel Rowe is listed as a witness regarding Private Robert John Rowe’s Will, so it seems certain the two were related.
20/03/2016 Samuel Rowe married Lizzie Porter on the 26th June 1915 in the district of Magherafelt. They lived in Mullagh, Maghera.
20/03/2016 Samuel Rowe enlisted in Coleraine.
20/03/2016 Private Samuel Rowe served throughout the war with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers until the battalion was disbanded in February 1918.
20/03/2016 He had been home on leave in January 1918.
20/03/2016 Private Samuel Rowe was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action during the German Spring Offensive on Sat 23rd March 1918.
20/03/2016 Samuel Rowe is also commemorated in Churchtown Presbyterian Church in Tamlaght O’Crilly.
20/03/2016 The CWGC record Private Samuel Rowe as the son of Joseph Rowe and also as the husband of Lizzie Rowe of Mullagh, Maghera, Co. Derry.
20/03/2016 Private Rowe had been wounded on three previous occasions.
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