Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
    Robert Leonard
Dated added: 20/04/2019
Last updated: 20/05/2019
Personal Details
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Date Of Birth:
 (Survived The War)
Robert Leonard was the third son of Henry and Sarah Leonard. He was born in April 1888. He was one of at least six children, all born in the Ardtrea area. His father was a labourer. Robert was one of four brothers who served during the war. A newspaper report from 1918 records that Corporal R Leonard was home from France on leave. Only two of the brothers of the four Leonard brothers who served were listed on the Memorial in Coagh Orange Hall Robert and Henry.
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
2 Kingsmills Orange Hall Roll of Honour WW1 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Leonard family Lists Robert as age 13, living with the family at house 2 in Glebe, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists a Robert Leonard Possible listing of Robert, age 21, a kiln man at house 6 in Templereagh, Stewartstown, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists Leonard family Does not lists Robert as living with the family at house 3 in Tullyveagh, Red Row Village, Coagh
4 Brother - Henry Leonard Also served in the the war
5 National Archives UK Possible Medal card can be purchased here
Coagh & District in WW1