Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
894   Private James Marks
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 31/03/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
1st Battalion, North Irish Horse (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
02/04/1895
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
James Marks was the eldest son of William and Barbara Marks. He was born on 2nd April 1895 in the Coagh area. He was the eldest of nine children. His father was a spirit grocer in grocer and later a farmer in Drumads. Trooper James Marks served with the North Irish Horse. Private Marks later served with the Corps of Hussars.
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Local Memorial Details
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1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Marks family Lists Jim Boothe as age 6 living with the family at house 43 in Great Georges Street, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Marks family Lists James Booth as age 16 living with the family at house 10 in Drumad, Coagh, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Coagh & District in WW1
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