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7158   Private James Joyce
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Innishkilling Dragoons (British Army)
Died: 26/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Summary      
James Joyce was the son of David and Eliza Joyce. James was born about 1893 in Aughnacloy, County Tyrone. David Joyce was a farmer. Private James Joyce was serving with the 5th (Inniskilling) Dragoons when he was killed in action in action in France on 26th March 1918. James was 25 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  Albert, Somme
Grave Ref: Panel 3
CWGC Casualty 1583609
Summary      
Pozieres is a village 6 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert. The Memorial encloses Pozieres British Cemetery which is a little south-west of the village on the north side of the main road, D929, from Albert to Pozieres. On the road frontage is an open arcade terminated by small buildings and broken in the middle by the entrance and gates. Along the sides and the back, stone tablets are fixed in the stone rubble walls bearing the names of the dead grouped under their Regiments. It should be added that, although the memorial stands in a cemetery of largely Australian graves, it does not bear any Australian names. The Australian soldiers who fell in France and whose graves are not known are commemorated on the National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux.
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1 1901 Census lists Joyce family Lists James as age 8 living with the family at house 6 in Glenkeen, Ballymagran, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Joyce family Does not list James as living with the family at house 2 in Glenkeen, Ballymagran, Tyrone
3 Armagh War Memorial Details of James Joyce
4 Ballymagran, Aghaloo confirms Glenkee as within Ballymagran in the parish of Aghaloo
5 Ireland Memorial Record Lists James, Joyce, born Aughnacloy County Tyrone
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018