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Thomas Fry

Rank: Private
Townland: Clonbrin
Town/Village: Abbeyshrule
Civil Parish: Abbeyshrule
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Clonbrin, Abbeyshrule
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion
Regiment Number: 17721
Date of Death: 29-06-1915
Cause: Killed in action, Gallipoli
Memorial: Helles Memorial, Turkey

Thomas was born 15 April 1882 in Clonbrin, Abbeyshrule, and was one of a large family of brothers and sisters, including his brother Alexander, who also served in WW1 with the Leinster Regiment (No. 9270). Thomas enlisted in Glasgow, Scotland but was killed in action at Gallipoli aged 33 years.

Thomas was also a relative of Gnr Robert Mills, who was killed in action in 1917. 

Parents Names: Son of Alexander Fry and Jane Fry, (née McKeon) of Clonbrin, Abbeyshrule.
Notes: Jane Fry had passed away prior to 1901, and Alexander Sr. died in 1914. Jane's maiden name is noted in the civil records relating to the birth of their son John, brother of Thomas and Alexander, in 1881.

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