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21956   Private James Sheridan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 05/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 05/10/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 26
James Sheridan was the son of James and Mary Sheridan. James was born about 1892. Private James Sheridan was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he died on Saturday 5th October 1918. He was 26 years old. Thomas Sheridan, Jamesí brother, also died in the war.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension
  Peronne, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave III-E-24
CWGC Casualty 43124
Doingt is a small village on the eastern outskirts of Peronne, on the left hand side of the D44 road to Ham and St. Quentin. The Cemetery is signposted from the centre of the village on the D199 road (towards Tincourt) and is situated behind the Communal Cemetery, which is to the left of the church.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Armagh Dead in the Great War 152
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Sheridan family Lists James as age 7 living with the family at house 8 in Carrickaness, Glenaul, Armagh
2 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Jame Sheridan
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here - 21958
4 Private Thomas Sheridan Brother of Private James Sheridan
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of James Sheridan's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021