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James Donnelly

In memory of:

Engine Room Artificer 4th Class James Donnelly

May 19, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

M/12142

Age:

27

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Navy

Division:

H.M.S. Pembroke.

Additional Information


Son of Owen and Mary Donnelly, of Altaglushan, Cappagh, Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Formerly an employee of Hudson`s Bay Store in Calgary, Alberta and while on visit to his former home in Tyrone, Ireland. While visiting he was overwhelmed with the work being done for the recruits, he offered his services as Engine Room Artificier and was sent to one of the battle ships of the Fleet in the Irish Sea.

Commemorated on Page 602 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GILLINGHAM (WOODLANDS) CEMETERY
Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Naval R.C. 8. 400.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper article chronicling the life and death of Engine Room Artificier Donnolly, James, Royal Navy.
  • Newspaper clipping– Calgary Herald June 23, 1915.

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