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   Lance Corporal James Gray
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 26/02/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 24/02/1922 (Home)
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James Gray was the son of John William Gray and Annie Gray. James was born in County Tyrone about 1893. James lived with the family in Donnydeade, Bernagh. His father was a farmer. James belonged to Dungannon Battalion of the U.V.F. A report in the Mid Ulster Mail in July 1916 states that Lance Corporal James Gray had been invalided home suffering from severe shell shock. It seems he returned to the front, as a report in the local newspaper in August 1917 states that he was injured in action once again. GRONI records the death of only one James Gray in the Dungannon area of that age in the timeframe specified (i.e. between 1917 and the date the memorial was unveiled, November 1922). James Gray died on the 24th February 1922. He was 28 years old. The Dungannon War Memorial lists Lance Corporal James Gray of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
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1 1901 Census lists Gray family Lists James as age 8 living with the family at house 10 in Donnydeade, Bernagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Gray family Lists James as age 18 living with the family at house 1 in Donnydeade, Bernagh, Tyrone
3 Private John Gray Brother of James Gray