Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
ff
20676   Private James Moynagh
Save as PDF
Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 16/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Summary      
James Moynagh was the son of John and Bridget Moynagh. John was born about 1897 in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone. The family lived in Annagh Demesne, Fivemiletown.Both he and his father were gardeners. Private James Moynagh was serving with D Company with the 7th/8th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France & Flanders on Thursday 16th August 1917. He was 20 years old.
Further Information
James Moynagh was the son of John and Bridget Moynagh. John was born about 1897 in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
The 1901 census lists James as age 3 living with the family at house 6 in Annagh Demesne, Fivemiletown, Tyrone. His father was a gardener.
The 1911 census lists James as age 13 living with the family at house 3 in Annagh Demesne, Fivemiletown, Tyrone. John was working as an assistant gardener (probably for his father).
Family: John Moynagh, Bridget Moynagh, John Moynagh (born about 1894), James Moynagh (born about 1898), Robert H Moynagh (born about 1901), William Moynagh (born about 1903).
Private James Moynagh enlisted in Enniskillen.
Private James Moynagh had been No 2739 with the Connaught Rangers for a time.
Private James Moynagh was serving with 'D' Company with the 7th/8th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France & Flanders on Thursday 16th August 1917. He was 20 years old.
Last Will and Testament of James Moynagh:
In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my mother, Mrs Bridget Moynagh, Blessingbourne, Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone, Ireland. No 20676. Private James Moynagh. D Company. 8th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. B.E.F.
The CWGC record Private James Moynagh as the son of John and Bridget Moynagh, of Blessingbourne, Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone.
Private Moynagh has no known grave and is commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium.
Read more
Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Annagh Demesne Fivemiletown Census listing in Annagh Demesne 54.384481 -7.313383
References and Links
No Link Reference Doc
1 1901 Census lists Moynagh family Lists James as age 3 living with the family at house 6 in Annagh Demesne, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Moynagh family Lists James as age 13 living with the family at house 3 in Annagh Demesne, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
3 Find A Grave Photo of James Moynagh's inscription on Tyne Cot Memorial
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of James Moynagh
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018