Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
20996   Private James O'Donnell
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 19/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 18/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
James O’Donnell was born in Newbridge, Creagh, Magherafelt. James O’Donnell enlisted in Belfast. He was livening in Antrim. Private O’Donnell was with the Connaught Rangers for a time. (No 4168). Private James O’Donnell was serving with 7/8th Battalion of Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) when he was killed in action on Saturday 18th August 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 140-141
CWGC Casualty 832572
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Castledawson WW1 Memorial - Panel 3 Castledawson
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal card of Private James O'Donnell can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023