Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
48985   Private Fred Sands
Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 26/04/2019
Personal Details
1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
 (Survived The War)
Fred Sands was the son of William and Eleanor Sands. He was born on 30th December 1899 in Tamlaght, Coagh. He was one of ten children. His father was a farm labourer, as was his older brothers. A newspaper report from March 1918 states that Fred Sands had joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was the third son of Mr Sands to enlist.
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists Sands Family Lists Fred as age 1 at house 10 in Aghaveagh, Coagh
2 1911 Census lists Sands family Lists Fred as age 10 living with the family at house 3 in Urbal, Coagh, Tyrone
3 Brother - David Sands Also served in the the war
4 Brother - Robert Sands Also served. Died in the the war
5 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Coagh & District in WW1