Sunday, 11 August 2013

Rifleman James Edens - 6th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

NAME; Edens, James
RANK; Rifleman
SERV. NO; 10981
UNIT/SERVICE; Royal Irish Rifles
REGIMENT; “D COY” – 6TH Battalion
BORN; Carrickfergus 25th December 1890 
ENLISTED; Belfast 1914
FATE; Killed in action 11th August 1915 aged 25
CEMETERY; Body Never Recovered
CHURCH; St Nicholas Church of Ireland
MEMORIAL; Helles Memorial – Turkey – Panel 177 and 178
REMARKS; Son of Mrs Mary Thompson of Castle Street Carrickfergus - James was killed in action during the Sulva Bay Campaign, Gallipoli. 
Helles Memorial

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