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Rifleman George Hoey

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Rifleman George Hoey

Birth
Moy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death 23 Oct 1916 (aged 46)
Morval, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Site* Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Pier and Face 15 A and 15 B.
Memorial ID 12440444 View Source
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George Hoey was the son of James and Rachel Hayes Hoey and the husband of Anne Eliza Hoey. He enlisted during the Great War, and was assigned to the 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. He was killed in battle while apparently attempting a rescue of another soldier.


Service No: 5369
Age: 40
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles, 1st Bn.

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