5th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
29/09/1918 (Killed in Action)
James McKeown was the eldest son of Patrick and Elizabeth McKeown. James was born about 1891 in Portadown, County Armagh. James lived in Portadown and his family were a family of weavers. Private James McKeown was serving with the 5th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France & Flanders on 29th September1918. The CWGC also record Private McKeown as the husband of Teresa McKeown, of Union Place, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. It is not clear if James McKeown ever lived in the Dungannon District.