Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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30/12/2015 Sapper James Joseph Leonard was serving with the 157th Field Company of the Royal Engineers when he died in France on 12th October 1918. Age: 30.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census records that James no longer lives with the family who still live in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. His father is now a stone mason. The rest of the family work in the mill.
30/12/2015 Family: James Leonard, Sarah Ann Leonard, John Leonard (born about 1881), Lizzie Leonard (born about 1883), James Joe Leonard (born about 1886), Patrick Leonard (born about 1888), Elizabeth Leonard (born about 1889), Annie Leonard (born about 1891), Dannie Leonard (born about 1893), Francis Leonard (born about 1897).
30/12/2015 The 1901 census shows 15 year old James to be working as a mill worker. He is living with the family at Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. His father is a brick layer.
30/12/2015 James Joseph Leonard was a son of James and Sarah Ann Leonard, of Brackaville, Coalisland. He was born about 1886 in County Tyrone
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