Gunner James Albert Williams

 

Gunner James Albert Williams (aged 30) of the Royal Garrison Artillery (Fort Carlisle)

Date of incident: 24 Aug. 1919

Source: Death Certificate (District of Aghada, Union of Midleton), 24 Aug. 1919; Inquest Book No. 2, 1897-1929 (TNA).

 

Note: A gunner of the Royal Garrison Artillery, Williams died of a bullet wound inflicted when Gunner Rattledge accidentally discharged his weapon while on parade at Fort Carlisle (now Fort Davis), located at the entrance to Cork Harbour. Williams’s death certificate revealed that he had died as a result of ‘haemorrhage caused by a bullet wound accidentally received’. See Death Certificate (District of Aghada, Union of Midleton), 24 Aug. 1919. 


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