10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
James Lee was the son of James and Margaret Lee. James Lee was born on 10th April 1891 in Ballynacrea, County Londonderry (tbc). James was one of eight children. The family lived in Moneyguiggy, Carnamoney, County Londonderry. Moneyguiggy lies just west of Tobermore. All the family worked on their farm. Private James Lee was serving with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916. His brother William, also with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, was also killed that day..