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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.
Further Information
James Joyce was the son of David and Eliza Joyce. James was born about 1893 in Aughnacloy, County Tyrone.
The 1901 records James as age 8 living with the large family at house 6 in Glenkeen, Ballymagran, County Tyrone. David Joyce is a farmer.
Ballymagran is an area in the parish of Aghaloo. Aghaloo borders on Aughnacloy.
By the time of the 1911 census, James is no longer living with the family in Ballymagran.
Family: David Joyce, Eliza Joyce, George Joyce (born about 1889), Annie Joyce (born about 1891), James Joyce (born about 1893), Stanley Joyce (born about 1895), Emily Joyce (born about 1897), Margaret Joyce (born about 1899), John Joyce (born about 1901), Florence Joyce (born about 1902), David Joyce (born about 1904), Eta Joyce (born about 1907), Samuel Joyce (born about 1909).
Private James Joyce (7158) 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.
There is a James Joyce listed on Portadown War Memorials but this is believed to be 14355 Private James Joyce, Royal Irish Fusiliers, born in Portadown.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Glenkeen, Ballymagran Aughnacloy Census listing in Glenkeen, Ballymagran 54.392852 -6.917295
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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
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