Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
43262   Private James Donnelly
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 03/06/1895
Died: 09/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Son of Francis and Margaret Donelly, of Magherafelt, Co. Derry.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 754505
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Donnelly family 1901 census lists James as age 5 living with the family at house 5 in Killyfaddy, Ballymoghan, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Donnelly family 1911 census lists James as age 16 living with the family at house 51 in Townparks, Magherafelt, Londonderry
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023