9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
15/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
It is believed James Howe was the son of John and Mary Howe. He was born on 24th July 1897 in Moy, County Tyrone. By 1901 the family had moved to Belfast. By 1911 James had left school and was working as an errand boy. His father was a labourer. Private James Howe was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France & Flanders on Wednesday 15th August 1917.
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.