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Coagh - Those That Served
   Private John Lamont
Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 29/03/2019
Personal Details
US Army (United States Army)
Date Of Birth:
 (Survived The War)
John Robert Lamont was the youngest son of Robert and Mary Lamont. He was born on 4th May 1889 in the Moneymore area. He was the youngest of seven children. Johnís mother and father died when he was young. He and his siblings lived in Ballygonney, near Coagh. John Lamont emigrated to the United States of America. John Lamontís draft registration card records that he was employed as a motor man on the trams, employed by Chicago Surface Lines. He was living in Chicano, Illinois when he joined the US Army.
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists Lamont family Lists John as age 11 living with his siblings at house 8 in Ballygonney, Springhill, Londonderry
2 (subscription) Details of Private John Lamont
3 Wikipedia - Chicago Surface Lines Details of Chicago Surface Lines
Coagh & District in WW1