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   2nd Lieutenant James McNeill McKinstry
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Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 02/12/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 21
James McNeill McKinstry was born in Cookstown. He was the son of Robert and Mrs. A.R. McKinstry, 61 Rugby Road, Belfast. No specific details are available about which action Lieutenant McKinstry was wounded and taken to hospital. He died of his wounds on 2nd December 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery
  Warloy-Baillon, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 8-C-16
CWGC Casualty 74739
Warloy-Baillon is a village about 21 kilometres north-east of Amiens along the D919 to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the east side of the village and the extension is on the eastern side of the cemetery.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Queens University Belfast
2 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 190
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McKinstry family 1901 census lists James McNeill as age 5 at house 28 in Drumnadrough, Whitehouse, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists McKinstry family 1911 census lists James McNeill as age 15, an apprentice to the linen trade, at house 6 in Cloughnrivan, Camlough, Armagh
3 Central Presbyterian Association - 1917 Some information on James McNeill McKinstry
4 Queen’s University War Memorial 'McKinstry, James McNeill, 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers'
5 Queens Univ. Book of Remembrance 1952 Page 38. Member of Training Corps 1913-1914
6 Royal Belfast Academical Institution Past pupil of Inst. Includes photo of grave and correspondence.