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James Spellman

Rank: Private
Street: 611 Talbot Street
Town/Village: St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Longford, County Longford/ London, Ontario, Canada
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 34th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Regiment Number: 402577
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Memorial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London, Ontario Canada
Information: James Spellman was born on the 16 September 1883 in Longford. He initially lived in England and had served with the 5th Lancashire Fusiliers for 3 suggesting he lived in Lancashire. Prior to reenlistment, James was working as a labourer in Canada. Pte Spellman enlisted with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force in August 1915. He initially listed his aunt, Margaret Flanagan, as his next-of-kin before it was altered to Mrs. K. Fraugh (?) of 66 Snowdon Street, Bolton, Lancashire. James Spellman passed away in Middlesex, Ontario on the 6 January 1936.
Parents Names: Next of kin, Margaret Flanagan, aunt
Notes: James Spellman states that he was born in Longford in 1883, although it appears that his birth was registered in Boyle, Co. Roscommon in 1882.

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