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26/02/2017
26/02/2017 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 17th August 1917:
26/02/2017 Lance-Corporal James Gray, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, son of Mr J W Gray, Doneydade, Dungannon, wounded. His brother, Corporal John Gray, of the Irish Guards, was killed eighteen months ago.
19/12/2016 Private James Gray, Doneydade, Dungannon, shell-shock.
19/12/2016
19/12/2016 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 15th July 1916: County Tyrone Volunteers
30/12/2015
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 20 July 1916:
30/12/2015 The Dungannon War Memorial lists Lance Corporal James Gray of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census lists James as age 18 living with the family at house 1 in Donnydeade, Bernagh, Tyrone. James Gray was a farmer.
30/12/2015 Family: John William Gray, Annie Gray, Lizzie Gray (born about 1882), William Gray (born about 1886), John Gray (born about 1888), Maggie Gray (born about 1891), James Gray (born about 1893), Lucy Gray (born about 1895), Richard Gray (born about 1900).
30/12/2015
30/12/2015 Mr J W Gray, Doneydade, Dungannon, has been informed that his son Lance-Corporal James Gray was recently wounded in action. Another son of Mr Gray's, Corporal John Gray, of the Irish Guards, was killed eighteen months ago.
30/12/2015 Lance Corporal James Gray, Tyrone Volunteers, invalided home suffering from severe shell shock, is a son of Mr John W Gray, Doneydade, Dungannon. He belonged to Dungannon Battalion, U.V.F.
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated Thursday 23 August 1917:
30/12/2015 The 1901 census lists James as age 8 living with the family at house 10 in Donnydeade, Bernagh, Tyrone. James was at school. His father was a farmer.
30/12/2015 Private James Gray (invalided home during to shell shock), is a son of Mr John G Gray, Doneydade.
30/12/2015 James Gray was the son of John William Gray and Annie Gray. James was born in County Tyrone about 1893.
30/12/2015
30/12/2015 James belonged to Dungannon Battalion of the U.V.F.
30/12/2015 A report in the Mid Ulster Mail in July 1916 states that Lance Corporal James Gray, had been invalided home suffering from severe shell shock. The report confirmed that he was the son of Mr John W Gray, Doneydade, Dungannon.
30/12/2015 It seems he returned to the front, as a report in the local newspaper in August 1917 states that he was injured in action once again.
30/12/2015 GRONI records the death of only one James Gray in the Dungannon area of that age in the timeframe specified (i.e. between 1917 and the date the memorial was unveiled, November 1922).
30/12/2015 James Gray died on the 24th February 1922. He was 28 years old.
30/12/2015 James' brother, Private John Gray, was killed in action in May 1915.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 22nd July 1916:
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