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4583   Private Joseph Mayne
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Died: 10/01/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 21
Summary      
Joseph Mayne was the youngest son of James and Mary Mayne, Ardcumber, Tullywiggan, Cookstown. He was working as a barman in Belfast at the outbreak of the First World War. Joseph Mayne was described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and 140 lbs in weight. He named his mother, Mary as next of kin. Joseph Mayne, who was in charge of the Lewis-gun, was wounded in many places, discharged a full magazine (47 rounds) into the enemy. Not one of the enemy reached the lines. Joseph Mayne then collapsed unconscious across his gun. He died of his wounds a short time later.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery
  Tincourt, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 4-E-12
CWGC Casualty 255994
Summary      
Tincourt is a village about 7 kilometres east of Peronne and Tincourt New British Cemetery is on the west side of the village, just off the D199.
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Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 2 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 242
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Mayne family 1901 census lists Joseph as age 4 at house 10 in Tullywiggan, Tullaghoge
2 1911 Census lists Mayne family 1911 census lists Joseph as age 15 at house 9 in Tullywiggan, Tullaghoge