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James Devine

Rank: Private
Street: 189 East 64th Street
Townland: New York City
Town/Village: New York U.S.A.
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Alternative Address: Derawley, Drumlish, County Longford
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911: Living at 9 Bath Street, Dublin with the Cassidy family.
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Dublin/Pembroke_East/Bath_St_/46910/
Regiment/Unit: Company H 306 Infantry
Regiment Number: 1702590
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
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Information: James was born 19 September 1894 in Drumlish, one of 10 children of Patrick and Margaret Devine. Before emigrating, James was working in Dublin as a grocer's assistant. He emigrated to New York in 1913, on board the Adriatic and by 1916 was working as a bartender. Prior to enlistment he was working in the New York Athletic Club, Pte. Devine enlisted in December 1917 and he served overseas from April 1918 to April 1919 and was discharged in May 1919.
Parents Names: Patrick and Margaret Devine
Notes: James was living with Francis Cassidy, a Grocer & Spirit Dealer originally from Co. Longford, and his wife Katie in 1911. It is likely that Mr. Cassidy was James' employer. James returned to Ireland for a visit in 1916 and traveled back to New York with his younger brother Bernard (Bernie) on the SS St. Paul in August 1916: his occupation was listed as bar-tender on the shipping manifest.
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