1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
28/06/1915 (Killed in Action)
James Espey was born about 1886. By 1901 he was boarding with the Burns family in Killymoon Street. James Espey and Mary Burns were married on 2nd February 1907. Soon after the outbreak of the First World War, James enlisted in Cookstown with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private James Espey was serving in Gallipoli when he was killed on the 28th June 1915 during the Battle of Gully Ravine.
Take the road opposite the Kabatepe Museum to Helles/Alcitepe. After 14.2 km's, take a right turn at the 'T' junction to Twelve Tree Copse and other Helles cemeteries. After 14.3 km's take the left fork and the cemetery will be found on the right after 15.4 km's. Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery is in the Helles area, about 1 km south-west of the village of Krithia.