1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
28/06/1915 (Killed in Action)
James McGhee was a son of John and Elizabeth McGhee. He was born in Desertmartin on 28th July 1896. He was one of eight children, six surviving. His father was a flax scutcher. The family lived in Luney, Desertmartin. James was a general labourer. Private James McGhee was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in Gallipoli during the Battle of Gully Ravine on Monday 28th June 1915.
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.