- Surnames starting with the letter R. 

Thomas Regan

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Signal Coy
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Engineers 66th Div.
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Cemetery Memorial, Zonnebeke
Town Memorial:Standish War Memorial
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1893 in the Wigan R.D. - ref: 8c/10, the son
of Martin & Catherine Regan (nee Smith).

1901 Census - 7 Moores Lane, Standish with Langtree, Wigan, Lancashire.  
Grandson - aged: 8 - born: Standish, Lancashire.   Head of household -
Patrick Smith - Married - aged: 53 - occ: Colliery Banksman - born:
Ireland.   Also Mary Smith - Wife - aged: 49 - born: Standish.  Plus 1
younger brother, a maternal aunt and uncle and 4 Irish boarders.   No trace
of his parents.

1911 Census - 169 Preston Road, Standish, Wigan, Lancashire.   Grandson -
aged: 18 - occ: Bootmaker - born: Standish.  Head of household - Mary Smith
- Widow - aged: 59 - born: Standish.  Plus 1 younger brother, 1 younger
sister, a maternal aunt and uncle.  No trace of his parents.

The 66th Division Royal Engineers HQ was at Old Trafford.   Listed on R.E.
Mem. as E. Regan.

Probably killed during the Battle of Poelcappelle?

Also Commemorated on the St. Marie the Annunciation Catholic Church, Wigan
Road, Standish War Memorial.

Memorials found on:
Royal Engineers HQ
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