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James Lyons

Rank: Unknown
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: N/A
Census 1911: N/A
Regiment/Unit: Unknown
Regiment Number: General Humbert's 'Army of Ireland'; [Royal Longford Militia]
Date of Death:
Cause: Unknown
Memorial: Unknown

Francis was born c.1774, possibly in or near Newtownforbes. 

James was a member of the Crown forces, but enlisted with the French forces under General Humbert, in the 1798 Rebellion. After the rebellion, he was tried by court martial on the 22 November 1798. James was sentenced to serve with an overseas regiment. 

Parents Names: Unknown

Mention in 'The Courts Martial of 1798-9' by Patrick C. Power (account may be required to view the reference); 

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