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27058   Private James Howe
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/05/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 24/07/1897
Died: 15/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Summary      
It is believed James Howe was the son of John and Mary Howe. He was born on 24th July 1897 in Moy, County Tyrone. By 1901 the family had moved to Belfast. By 1911 James had left school and was working as an errand boy. His father was a labourer. Private James Howe was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France & Flanders on Wednesday 15th August 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 70-72
CWGC Casualty 837433
Summary      
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
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1 1901 census lists Howe family Lists James as age 4 living with the family at house 9 in Ballyclare Street, Clifton, Antrim
2 1911 census lists Howe family Lists James as age 14 living with the family at house 9 in Ballyclare Street, Clifton, Antrim
3 FindAGrave.com Photo of Private James Howe's inscription
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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