Sunday, 18 May 2014

Petty Officer James Boal

Carrickfergus remembers Petty Officer James Boal - 287397 - Royal Navy serving on board H.M.S Valerian.  Born Carrickfergus 1878, died 17th May 1919 aged 41 of wounds sustained in service.

James lived with his wife and family in 4 Warwick Row, Carrickfergus and was an active member of St Nicholas Church of Ireland.

He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery Kent - Naval 7 370 (pictured)

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