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Thomas Pugh

Rank: Private
Townland: Cartron
Town/Village: Granard
Civil Parish: Granard
Catholic Parish: Granard
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Residing at Catron
Census 1911: Residing with the 1st Battalion The Connaught Rangers, England
Regiment/Unit: Connaught Rangers 2nd Battalion [possibly also Irish Guards]
Regiment Number: 8215 [7119]
Date of Death: 10-11-1914
Cause: Died of wounds at No. 6 Stationary Hospital, St Omer, France
Memorial: Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France

Thomas Pugh was born in c.1885. He grew up a only child to his mother Elizabeth.

Pte. Pugh enlisted in Granard. 

During the war the 2nd Battalion landed at Boulogne-sur-Mer as part of the 5th Brigade in the 2nd Division with the British Expeditionary Force in August 1914 for service on the Western Front. By October, the battalion was involved in the fighting around Ypres. Here he received wounds from battle and passed away a short time later. 

Parents Names: Mother: Elizabeth Pugh of Carton, Granard.

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