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Name:
James Murray
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J
Service No.:
12613
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
31
Ranks:
Lance Corporal
Unit:
Inniskilling Fusiliers
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Second Footman at Raby Castle
Cause of Death:
Appendicitis
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Dublin hospital
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
St. Mary's Church, Staindrop Plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Grangegorman Military Cemetery
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

In February 1915 the Parish magazine reported his death. “Not a native of Staindrop, he had made many friends during the time he was in service at Raby; their sorrow at his loss will be mingled with pride, that one so dear to them has given his life -though not on the battlefield - for the protection of his country.”

Family Details:
Notes:

In July 1913 James was engaged as second footman at Raby Castle. He joined the Inniskilling Fusiliers in August, 1914 from Raby Castle. James died in Dublin hospital from appendicitis on 7th January, 1915 during the period of training & is buried at Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Age at Death: www,cwgc.org;