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George Thompson Boyd

Rank: Sergeant
Townland: Kilmore Lower
Town/Village: Cloondara
Civil Parish: Clonguish
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Dromore, Co. Down
Census 1901: Resident at Kilmore
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Irish Rifles, 22nd Entrenching Battalion/ Previously 11th & 13th Battalion
Regiment Number: 20/13
Date of Death: 28-03-1918
Cause: Killed in action, France
Memorial: Pozieres Memorial, Pozieres, Somme, Picardy, France.

George was born in Kilmore, Clondra, in November 1886. George was one of 8 children, including 2 brothers and 5 sisters (David, Edmund, Anne Jane, Mary Elizabeth, Susan, Emma Florence & Sara Louisa).

Parents Names: Son of William Boyd and his wife Eliza (née Thompson), Kilmore, Co. Longford
Notes: He is recorded in his enlistment papers as being born in Dromore, Co. Down but as this was where he enlisted it may have been an error. Elizabeth Boyd died in November 1897 and William Boyd passed away in December 1910.

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