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12164   Private James Toner
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment (British Army)
Died: 21/08/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Summary      
James Toner was the eldest son of Peter and Mary Toner. James was born in Donaghenry about 1898. By 1911, James had left school and was working as a mill worker. The family were living in Brackaville Town, Coalisland. James Toner enlisted in Londonderry. Private James Toner was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment when he was killed in action on 21st August 1918. He was 20 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Vis-en-Artois Memorial
  Vis-en-Artois, Pas de Calais
Grave Ref: Panel 5
CWGC Casualty 1749612
Summary      
Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt are villages on the straight main road from Arras to Cambrai about 10 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Memorial is the back drop to the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, which is west of Haucourt on the north side of the main road.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Toner family Lists James as age 3 living with the family at house 46 in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Toner family Lists James as age 3 living with the family at house 46 in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of James Toner