Capt James Claude Beauchamp Proctor

Capt James Claude Beauchamp Proctor

Birth
Ireland
Death 1 Jul 1916 (aged 30–31)
Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Burial Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Plot IX. D. 9.
Memorial ID 56412017 · View Source
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Casualty of the Great War,James was a Captain in the 10th Bn.Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.He was 31 and the son of James Edwin and Frances J. Proctor, of Tullydoey, Moy, Co. Tyrone. Native of Limavady, Co. Londonderry.

Commemorations of war service dead with local connections in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland in Limavady, Ireland, are by the use of large niche panels inside the Church. and there can be found a commemoration to Captain Proctor who was mortally wounded whilst leading his men against the German trenches in which he died.

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Casualty of the Great War.
He was a Captain in the 10th Battalion of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Aged 31, he was a son of James Edwin Proctor and Frances Jenkinson née Orr Proctor, of Limavady, later of Tullydoey, Moy. Co. Tyrone.

In the 1911 census of Ireland, he was recorded as a Solicitor, M.A., LL.D. (T.C.D) living with his sister Emma Frances Proctor, at Clarence Avenue, Londonderry.

Commemorations of War Service dead, with local connections, in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland, Limavady, are by the use of large niche panels inside the Church, and there can be found a commemoration to Captain Proctor, who was mortally wounded whilst leading his men against the German lines on the first day of the Battle of The Somme. British casualties on that day were 57,470, of which 19,240 were killed. Over 5,500 Irishmen were killed or injured on that day alone.

Captain Proctor's body was one of the few to be recovered for burial.
He is commemorated on War Memorials at.
Drumachose Church, Londonderry.
Trinity College, Dublin
Four Courts War Memorial
The Four Courts, Dublin
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  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56412017
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt James Claude Beauchamp Proctor (1885–1 Jul 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56412017, citing Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .