Clogher, County Tyrone

Clogher, County Tyrone
Clogher War Memorial is located at the junction of the Omagh and Aughnacloy roads, at the eastern end of the town.
It was erected to perpetuate the memory of some thirty-six men from the town and district who paid the supreme sacrifice in the Great War.
The memorial takes the form of a column of Irish granite standing 16ft. (5.1m) high on a base of three steps and tapered at the top. It is situated on the eastern end of the town, at the junction of the Omagh and Aughnacloy roads. The ground was granted by the Clogher Diocesan Board of Education
The inscription is ; -

 “In memory of the men of this district whose names are here inscribed who died in the great war,   1914-1918.
Erected by their fellow-countrymen and women.
Greater love hath no man than this: that a man should lay down his life for his friends.

Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Sgt. John Irvine, M.M., Beigh

Sgt. Edward Young, Vurchossy

Cpl. James M’Laren, Augher

Cpl. James Sleator, Longridge

L-Cpl. Thomas Gault, Clogher Park

L-Cpl. Irwin M’Dowell, Clogher

Pte. Wm. Fleming, Tulnavert

Pte. James Fleming, Tulnavert

Pte. James Howe, Mullaghmore

Pte. T. Kernoghan, Annaloughan

Pte. Archibald Mossey, Augher

Pte. George Neely, Crossowen

Pte. Richard J. Paisley, Clogher

Drummer Gilbert A. Howard, Eskermore

Royal Irish Rifles

Rifleman Wm. Reid, Clogher

Royal Irish Fusiliers

Captain Alan Grey Porter, M.C., Clogher Park

Lieut. Hugh Hector Warnock, Clogher.

Royal Munster Fusiliers

Corporal Barry Stockdale, Cert. of Honour, Clogher

Lance-Corporal Hugh M’Mullen, Tulnavert

Royal Field Artillery

Gunner Wm. Hamilton, Mullaghmore.

Royal Engineers

Sapper Thomas Maguire, Augher

King’s Liverpool Regiment

Sergeant Samuel Mossey, Augher

Canadian Contingent

Sergeant James Welsh, Annagarvey

Corporal John R. M’Comb, Tullycorken

Private Wm. Glass, Clogher

Private James Hogarth Johnston, Broomhill

Private Wm. M’Collum, Clogher

South African Infantry

Private James Breen, Froughmore 

North Irish Horse

Trooper John James Durneen, Clogher

Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
Private D. Brannigan
Son of Bridget Brannigan, of Altanarva, Corbo, Clogher, Co. Tyrone.

Please note;- Private D. Brannigan’s name is not on the memorial.

Names of the Fallen, World War Two

Garnett John Brooksbank, Lieutenant Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Son of Lt.-Col. W. B. Garnett, D.S.O., D.L., J.P., formerly of The Royal Welch Fusiliers, and of Eleanor Constance Garnett (nee Story), of Clogher, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. B.A.
Kyle, H., Gunner Royal Artillery. Son of Robert and Jennie Kyle, of Clogher, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
McCrea Mervyn Frederick., Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of John F. and Caroline E. McCrea, of Clogher, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Meenan M.F., Private, (unit not known)
Reid V. Private, (unit not known)
Stewart Charles Fullerton, D.F.M., Flying Officer, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of William and Sarah Black Stewart, of Clogher, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland



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