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4583   Private Joseph Mayne
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Died: 10/01/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 21
Joseph Mayne was the youngest son of James and Mary Mayne. Joseph was born about 1897. He was the youngest of eleven children, nine surviving. They were a farming family who lived in Tullywiggan, Tullaghoge. Joseph Mayne was working as a barman in Belfast at the outbreak of the First World War. Private Joseph Mayne, who was in charge of the Lewis-gun, was wounded and collapsed across his gun. He was taken to No. 55 Casualty Clearing Station at Tincourt. Private Joseph Mayne was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he died of his wounds a short time later that day on Thursday 10th January 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery
  Tincourt, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 4-E-12
CWGC Casualty 255994
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.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 1927 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
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Joseph Mayne
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Joseph Mayne's grave can be purchased here
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