Lurgan's Dead from The Great War 1914-18

Thomas McCullough

We Will Remember Them

Private T. McCullough
3rd Bn., Royal Irish Rifles
transf. to (943653), Labour Corps

who died on
Sunday 20 October 1918.

Additional Information:
of 30 Ann Stret Lurgan. Thomas was married and the father of seven children, aged between 5 months to 13 years.

Rifleman Thomas McCullough had been a member of the Army Reserve and was called up for service on the outbreak of the war. Thomas had been wounded twice, once in 1915, when an explosion burying him blew in a trench, he was wounded again in August 1916, this time suffering a severe wound to his foot. Thomas was then posted to Dublin, it was here that he took ill and died from pneumonia and heart failure. Rifleman Thomas McCullough was buried with full military honours, the Northumberland Fusiliers provided a firing party of fifteen men who fired three volleys over his grave and sounded the last post. The Rev A. V. Smyth B.A conducted the service.

County Armagh
Grave or Reference Panel Number:
E. 190.

Our thanks to Jim McIllmurray for records he has provided of the sons of Lurgan who gave their lives in the war to end all wars, and to Richard Edgar for Additional Information

We make this information freely available to genealogists and Family Historians, but at no time may this information be used on a pay site or sold for profit.

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