Alexander Maye was the son of John and Alice May. He was born about 1898. The 1901 census shows 3 year old Alexander living with the family at 3 in Drumhubbert, Ballyclog, Tyrone. The family name is spelt “May”. His father John was an agricultural labourer. The 1911 census records that the family now lived at Clintycracken, Mountjoy, Tyrone. Alexander is now 14 years old and still at school. Alexander’s father had died. Alexander Maye was serving with the Reserve Cavalry Regiment when he died on 21st March 1919, aged about 22. He is buried in Mountjoy Roman Catholic Churchyard.