Diamond War Memorial Project

Private James (Jim) Hagan

4th/6th Battalion Royal Irish Regiment (formerly 15169, Royal Irish Fusiliers). Regimental Number 4834
Born: ---- Died: 1916-06-27 Aged: 19 Enlisted: Derry.

Interred in Bethune Town Cemetery. Name commemorated on the Diamond War Memorial.

Son of Charles and Mary Ann Hagan, 16, Donegal Street, Rosemount, Derry.

On the first anniversary of the death of Jim Hagan - a member of the Sarsfield Fife and Drum Band,Rosemount, Derry - members of his family had the following tribute to his memory inserted in a Derry newspaper:

'A bitter grief, a shock severe;

To part from one we loved so dear.

Our loss is great, we'll not complain;

But hope in Heaven to meet again.'