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James Greeley (Grealy)

Rank: Private
Street: 468 West 47th Street
Town/Village: New York City, New York,
Civil Parish: Killashee
Catholic Parish: Killashee
Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: Killashee, Co. Longford; Brooklyn, New York
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 10th Company, 1st Batallion, 5th Engineers Training/467th Engineers Ponton Training
Regiment Number: 2607566
Date of Death: 15-10-1918
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia, in the field
Memorial: Suresnes American Cemetery, Paris

James was born September 1893 either in Liverpool or in Killashee, Co. Longford*.

His family later emigrated to the U.S.A. and he enlisted in July 1918. He served overseas from 29 September to his death from pneumonia on 15 October.

James was the brother of John Greeley, 195 Harrison Street, Brooklyn, New York City.

Parents Names:
Notes: *In the Abstracts of WW1 Service for New York, James gives his birthplace as Liverpool, England. **possibly the son of .Patrick and Elizabeth Greeley/Grealy, Killashee later of 195 Harrison Street, Brooklyn. Another likely brother of theirs was Michael J. Greeley.

Link to ABMC entry; link to Find A Grave entry; mention of death in Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 4th December 1918; Notice of Death, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 4th Dec 1918; 

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