1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
03/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
James McGee was the youngest son of James and Alice McGee. He was born 17th May 1892 in Carnteel, County Tyrone. He was the youngest of four known children. His father died when he was young. He lived in Aughnacloy. James worked as a boot and shoe maker. James enlisted in Ballygawley. Private James McGee was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was wounded in France. Private James McGee died of his wounds on 3rd July 1916.
Gezaincourt is a village a little south-west of the town of Doullens, halfway between the main roads from Doullens to Abbeville and Doullens to Amiens. The Communal Cemetery and Extension are on the east side of the village. There is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost outside Doullens on the road towards Amiens.