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James McCormick

James McCormick

About James

James McCormick was born in Cork, County Cork, Ireland, in 1868.  He resided at 70. Greig Street, Liverpool, Lancashire.

He engaged as a fireman in the Engineering Department on board the Lusitania, at Liverpool, on the 12th April 1915, at a monthly rate of pay of £6-10s-0d, (£6.50p.) and was killed when she was sunk.  He was aged 47 years.

His body was not recovered and identified after the sinking and consequently, he is commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial at Tower Hill, London.

Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Cunard Records, PRO BT 334.

Name:
James McCormick

Outcome:
Lost

Type:
Crew

Age at time of sailing:
47

Address at time of sailing:
70 Greig Street, Liverpool
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