Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Private James Devlin
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Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 02/03/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
James Devlin was a native of Ballygillen, He was the brother of Private Joseph Devlin. Both served with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private James Devlin went to the front with the first draft. Private Devlin was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was taken prisoner at the Battle of Mons at the start of the war in August 1914. It is not known when Private Devlin was repatriated.
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1 1911 Census lists Rev Ritchie Possibly may be James' niece, called Sarah Mackle
2 Brother - John Devlin Also served in the the war
3 Red Cross WW1 POW Records Record names Private James Devlin, PA 1764
4 Townlands.ie Ballygillen lies half way between Coagh and Ballyronan
Coagh & District in WW1
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