Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
184039   Private James Norris
Dated added: 20/04/2019
Last updated: 29/05/2019
Personal Details
89th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth:
 (Survived The War)
James Norris was listed on Panel Two of the World War One memorial in Coagh Orange Hall to those who served. He was the eldest son of Robert and Margaret Norris. He was born on 8th March 1887 in Tamlaghtmore, County Tyrone. His father was a National School teacher. James emigrated to Canada. Prior to enlisting, James worked as a teamster. Private James Norris served with the 89th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
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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 Norris family Lists John James as age 14, living with the family at house 18 in Tamlaghtmore, Killycolpy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Norris family Does notlist James as living with the step-family at house 7 in Tamlaghtmore, Killycolpy, Tyrone
3 C.E.F. - 89th Battalion Lists James - cousin of John who lived in Trail, British Columbia
4 James Norris Attestation Papers Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force Attestation Papers includes dob
Coagh & District in WW1