James McKendry


Name:   James McKendry
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service:   Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Unit Text:   9th Bn.
Age:   19
Born:   Maghera
Enlisted:   Magherafelt.
Residence:   Castledawson.
Date of Death:   16/08/1917
Service No:   27940
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead. KIA.
Grave/Memorial Ref:   Panel 70 to 72.
Cemetery:   Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Additional information:   Son of Charles and Eliza McKendry, of Toberhead, Castledawson. Described in a paper cutting as being an American. This did happen, that local people who had emigrated returned home to join up and fight for the homeland.

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