James Gallagher 1892
My Grampa! Dressed up, with his medals from the Great War. He and his two younger brothers were with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. I miss him greatly.
He, his wife and three young children came to Canada in 1927.
|Date of Birth||2nd Sep 1892|
|Date of Death||1st Apr 1974|
|Townland born||Ballymacran, Myroe|
|New Type||He was illiterate most of his life. He was taken out of school to work before he learnt to read or write. He signed his childrens’ birth records with his mark - X -, witnessed by someone else. When his wife died in 1947 he was able to sign in cursive|