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On this day in 1917 Thomas Bernard Marrigan, a bookkeeper, signed up in Kingston, Ontario. He was born in Deseronto on November 13th, 1892, the son of John Marrigan and Margaret (née Hayes). Margaret died of pneumonia in Mill Street, Deseronto in 1907. When Marrigan enlisted he gave his home address as 425 Jarvis Street, Toronto and his next of kin as his father, John, who was still living in Deseronto.

Marrigan joined the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery with the regimental number 349757. He was five feet six inches tall, with a medium complexion, blue eyes and brown hair.

Thomas Bernard Marrigan survived the war. He died in Kingston at the Hotel Dieu Hospital on October 6th, 1934 of endocarditis. He was buried in Deseronto.

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