1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
06/09/1915 (Died of Illness)
James McClean was the son of James McClean, Belturbet, County Cavan. James served his apprenticeship in the Drapery business with Mr. A.W. Richardson in Cookstown, He volunteered for the army, but was rejected on account of his defective eyesight. He persisted however until finally accepted as fit for service. He contracted Scarlet Fever in the spring of 1915. Shortly after, he took ill again and received treatment at the Military Hospital, Donegal Road, Belfast. James McClean died on the 6th September 1915.