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Saturday, 10 November 2012

Mahood, Thomas


Quarter-Master Sergeant Thomas Mahood

was born in 1888.

He was the son of Samuel and Arabella Mahood. In 1901 the family were living in house 58, Ballydownfine, Ballygomartin Ward, Co. Antrim.

Mahood would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1905.

By 1911 Mahood is boarding in house 16, Forthill Street, Enniskillen East, Co. Fermanagh. He is described as a Bank Clerk.

On 28th September 1912, a Thomas Mahood signed the Ulster Covenant at Enniskillen giving his address as Font Villa, Enniskillen.

Mahood served with the 10th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles and attained the rank of Quarter-Master Sergeant.

Following his demobilisation after the Great War, Mahood returned to work eventually ending up as Manager of Portaferry branch. He also worked in Enniskillen and Rathfriland.



Belfast Banking Company, Rathfriland

Retirement came in 1951 and he died on 8th February 1961.

1 comment:

  1. Dear Gavin Bamford: I enjoyed your hstorical memorial about Thomas Mahood. Several years ago I learned the name of the small town on the NE Irish coast. But I have the papers in storage. Perhaps you know the Mahood story! My first American ancestor, James Mahood, was a Revolutionary War soldier in the 4th Maryland Regiment which at Yorktown. There was also a Colonel Mahood with Cornwallis. 40% of the Continemtal soldiers were Scots-Irish. General George Patton is one of the more recent examples! My Dad was an artillery captain with Patton in WW II! Please contact me by email about the town on the Irish Coast:
    dcchuck47@gmail.com Your comments are appreciated! Charles W. Stone

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