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VC941   James Duffy

Name   James Duffy  No.   6/17978  

VC Issue No.   941   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 6th Battalion


Now   Royal Irish Regiment

Rank VC Won    Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Thor, Gweedore, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Place Of Death   Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Conwal Cemetery, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   28 February 1918

VC Presented   25 July 1918, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Conwal Cemetery, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Named on Victoria Cross Regimental Memorial, St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast, Northern Ireland

By The Way…

Just before the war he was living in Glasgow and working in the John Brown Shipyard.

VC Held By

Regimental Museum of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, The Castle, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland



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The First World War

BORN   17 November 1889

DIED   7 April 1969    AGE   79

VC Won   27 December 1917   AGE   28

Place VC Won   Kereina Peak, Palestine, now Israel

War/Campaign   First World War 1917