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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
Summary      
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.
Further Information
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.
Family: John Maye, Alice Maye, Annie Maye (born about 1881), Sarah Maye (born about 1888), John Maye (born about 1890), Alice Maye (born about 1892), Ellen Maye (born about 1896), Alexander Maye (born about 1898), Patrick Maye (born about 1899), Peter Maye (born about 1901).
Alexander Maye was serving with the Reserve Cavalry Regiment when he died on 21st March 1919, aged about 22.
Private Maye is buried in Mountjoy Roman Catholic Churchyard. He is buried in the family plot. He is not named, nor is there a CWGC gravestone.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Drumhubbert, Ballyclog Coalisland Census listing in Drumhubbert, Ballyclog 54.57236 -6.614285
2 Clintycracken, Mountjoy Coalisland Census listing in Clintycracken 54.553648 -6.627531
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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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