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27959   Private Michael Curtis
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 21/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 42
Summary      
Michael Curtis was the son of Michael and Margaret Curtis. Michael was born about 1876 in Londonderry. Michael Curtis enlisted in Draperstown, Co. Derry. Private Michael Curtis was serving with the 7/8th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 21st March 1918. He was 42 years old. The CWGC records Private Michael Curtis as the son of Michael and Margaret Curtis of Ballinahone. He was also the husband of Mary Curtis of Ballinahone, Maghera, Co. Derry.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery
  Tincourt, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave X-F-10
CWGC Casualty 255369
Summary      
Tincourt is a village about 7 kilometres east of Peronne and Tincourt New British Cemetery is on the west side of the village, just off the D199.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Tobermore War Memorial - WW1 - Part 1 Tobermore
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists a Margaret Curtis Possible 1901 census listing of Michael's mother at house 24 in Ballynahone Beg, Maghera, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists a Margaret Cartis Possible 1911 census listing of Michael's mother at house 24 in Ballynahone Beg, Maghera, Londonderry
3 Diamond War Memorial Project Minimal information on Private Michael Curtis
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2018