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L/17002   Private Alexander Maye
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Reserve Cavalry Regiment (British Army)
Died: 21/03/1919 (Home)
Age: 22
Alexander Maye was the son of John and Alice May. He was born about 1898. The 1901 census shows 3 year old Alexander living with the family at 3 in Drumhubbert, Ballyclog, Tyrone. The family name is spelt “May”. His father John was an agricultural labourer. The 1911 census records that the family now lived at Clintycracken, Mountjoy, Tyrone. Alexander is now 14 years old and still at school. Alexander’s father had died. Alexander Maye was serving with the Reserve Cavalry Regiment when he died on 21st March 1919, aged about 22. He is buried in Mountjoy Roman Catholic Churchyard.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mountjoy Roman Catholic Churchyard
  Stewartstown, County Tyrone, 
Grave Ref: Between South gate and School.
CWGC Casualty 661745
Located in the parish of Brockagh, near the lough shore. There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war here. Private A. Maye.
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1 1901 Census lists May family Lists Alexander as age 3 living with the family at house 3 in Drumhubbert, Ballyclog, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Maye family Lists Alexander as age 14 living with the family at house 32 in Clintycracken, Mountjoy, Tyrone
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Aleander Maye's headstone can be purchased here.
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