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4082   Private James McGee
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 31/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 03/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 25
Summary      
James McGee was the son of James and Alice McGee. James was born about 1891 in Carnteel, County Tyrone. His father died when he was young. He lived in Aughnacloy. James worked as a boot and shoe maker. James enlisted in Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone. Private James McGee was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was wounded in France. Private James McGee died of his wounds on 3rd July 1916.
Further Information
James McGee was the son of James and Alice McGee. James was born about 1891 in Carnteel, County Tyrone.
The 1901 census lists James as age 8 living with the family at house 45 in Mill Street, Aughnacloy, County Tyrone. His mother was a widow who was working as a general domestic servant.
The 1911 census lists James as age 17 living with the family at house 5 in Mill Street, Aughnacloy, Tyrone. James was a Boot and Shoe Maker.
Family: Alice McGee, Francis McGee (born about 1886), Patrick McGee (born about 1887), Anne McGee (born about 1888), James McGee (born about 1893).
James enlisted in Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone.
Medal card
Private James McGee was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was wounded in France.
Private James McGee died of his wounds on 3rd July 1916.
The CWGC records Private James McGee as the don of James and Alice McGee, of Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Mill Street, Aughnacloy Aughnacloy Census listing in Mill Street 54.413118 -6.974958
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McGee family Lists James as age 8 living with the family at house 45 in Mill Street, Aughnacloy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists McGee family Lists James as age 17 living with the family at house 5 in Mill Street, Aughnacloy, Tyrone
3 Ireland Memorial Record Lists James McGee, Carnteel, Aughnacloy
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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