Friday, 4 October 2013

Rifleman James Craig

Remembering today:  Rifleman James Craig - 11909 - 15th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles.  

Born in Carrickfergus in 1868, died at home in Carrickfergus 4th October 1914 aged 46.  James in buried in St Nicholas Churchyard.  He was the son of David and Jane Craig.  

Given the dates of his death it seems he would have died as a result of accident or illness during training with the 15th Battalion.  

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