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Monday, 12 November 2012

Irwin, James Stuart (Jnr)

Major James Stuart Irwin Jnr

was born on 29th June 1901.

He was the son of James Stuart Irwin (Land Agent) and Jessie Arnott Irwin.

In 1911 the family were living in house 8, Wandsworth Road, Belfast.

The Lennonwylie website records Irwin being educated at Campbell College, Belfast:

1270. *Irwin, James Stuart (E), b. 20th June, 1901, son of J. S. Irwin, Redhill, Knock, Belfast. Brother of 1322. VI, April, 1919. School Prefect. 1st XV, 1918-19. Official, Belfast Banking Co. Ltd. Address: Gracehill House, near Ballymoney, Co. Antrim. (M.)

Following his education, Irwin would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1919 / 1920. His address at that time was Redhill, Knock, Belfast.

The London Gazette records a J S Irwin serving with the Royal Army Service Corps (RASC).

Following service during the war, he was promoted to Captain (1947) and Major (1949) relinquishing his commission in 1956.

He served in Head Office and Central branch.

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