9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
James Smyth was born in the parish of Derryloran, Cookstown. He was working at Clydebank, Scotland, at the outbreak of war but returned home to enlist, joining Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. On 1st July 1916, they attacked close to where the Ulster Tower now stands. James Smyth was listed as missing after 1st July and no confirmation had been received at that time as to his whereabouts. James was listed as killed in action on 1st July. He has no known grave but will be commemorated with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission at Thiepval.