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3127816   Sergeant James McCrea
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 11/02/1940 (Unknown)
Age: 29
James McCrea was born about 1911 in County Tyrone. Sergeant James McCrea was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers when he died on 11th February 1940, age 29. It seems he was not with the battalion but was possibly with an Infantry Base Depot. It seems he was part of the 2nd echelon, involved in bringing supplies, equipment and replacement troops from the UK over to France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Janval Cemetery
  Dieppe, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Grave F-A-1
CWGC Casualty 2318215
Dieppe is a seaport at the mouth of the River Arques. Janval is one of the suburbs of Dieppe and the 'Cimetiere de Janval' is one of the town cemeteries. It is situated to the south-west of the port area. From the town square, the Place du Martyrs, head south on the Avenue Gambetta (direction Rouen), then take the 3rd exit on your right into the Avenue Boucher-de-Perthes. The cemetery entrance is at the end of this road on the Rue Montigny. A CWGC sign is at the entrance of the cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
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1 Forum discussion (WW2 Talk) Details of Sergeant James McCrea
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Sergeant James McCrea's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023