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L/17002   Private Alexander Maye
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 19/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Reserve Cavalry Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 16/05/1897
Died: 21/03/1919 (Died of Illness)
Age: 21
Alexander Maye was the son of John and Alice May. He was born on 16th May 1897. He was one of at least twelve children, all born in the in the Brockagh Stewartstown area. His father John was an agricultural labourer. Private Alexander Maye was serving with the Reserve Cavalry Regiment when he died of influenza / pneumonia at the Curragh Camp Military Hospital at Naas, County Kildare on 21st March 1919.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mountjoy Roman Catholic Churchyard
  Stewartstown, County Tyrone, 
Grave Ref: Between South gate and School.
CWGC Casualty 661745
Located in the parish of Brockagh, near the lough shore. There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war here. Private A. Maye.
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1 1901 Census lists May family Lists Alexander as age 3 living with the family at house 3 in Drumhubbert, Ballyclog, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Maye family Lists Alexander as age 14 living with the family at house 32 in Clintycracken, Mountjoy, Tyrone
3 British soldiers died in Ireland Details of death
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Alexander Maye's headstone can be purchased here.
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