17/1471 Rifleman James Edward Gilliland

        8th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

                       7th June 1917

Born in Lurgan Co.Armagh in 1880.

He married Violet Hughes(she died 04-02-1941)

in 1912.

They lived at 7 Crossland Street,Belfast and

had a son,James Edward(he died in 1989)

and a daughter Sadie.

He enlisted in Belfast and was killed in action on 07-06-1917.