Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Private James Phelan
Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 21/04/2019
Personal Details
2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
 (Survived The War)
James Phelan was born about 1884 in Tyrone. James Phelan and Mary Wright were married on 15th July 1908 in the district of Cookstown. They went on to have at least four children. Private Phelan was a reserve man and finished his time, but when war was declared he volunteered again. Private James Phelan served with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in the war. He came through the first twelve months at the front unscathed.
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References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists James Phelan Lists James as age 17 with his mother at house 6.2 in Urbal Street, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census Phelan family Lists James as age 27 at house 34 in Great George's Street, Coagh, Tyrone
Coagh & District in WW1