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30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 15 June 1916
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records James as a one year old. James father was a farmer. The family lived in Mulboy, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census records James as 11 years old. The family still lived in Mulboy, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone.
30/12/2015 James Woods enlisted in Dungannon about June 1915.
30/12/2015 Private James Woods was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 22nd May 1916. He was just 16 years old.
30/12/2015 The CWGC records James as the son of James and Catherine Woods of Mulboy, Dungannon
30/12/2015 Private James Woods is buried in Philosophe British Military Cemetery near Mazingarbe in France.
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30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 1 June 1916
30/12/2015 James Woods was the only child of James and Catherine Woods. He was born about 1900 in Eglish, County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Other casualties reported in the Inniskillings are:- Wounded Sergeant J Anderson, Pomeroy; Privates R J Dickson, Tully, Aughnacloy; W J Camac, Ballygawley; W Brownlee, Ballygawley; J Steenson, Tynan; James Woods, Mulboy.
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30/12/2015 Private James Woods, Inniskilling Fusiliers, (Irish Division) who belonged to Mulboy, was killed in action on 22nd May 1916. he had been recently wounded in the hand, but had returned to duty.
30/12/2015 Private James Woods was wounded in the hand in May 1916, but had returned to duty.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 3rd June 1916:
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30/12/2015 Official intimation has been received that Private James Woods, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, (Irish Division), has been wounded in action. He resided in Mulboy, Dungannon and volunteered exactly twelve months ago.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 10th June 1916:
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30/12/2015 Private James Woods of the 7th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Irish Division), has been killed in action on 22nd May. Private Woods enlisted thirteen months ago, and was wounded in the hand and had only resumed duty shortly before being killed. Prior to enlisting he was employed as a labourer in Mulboy, Dungannon.
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