Lieutenant James Edward Thornhill Nelis

Regiment: 5th Inniskilling Fusiliers
Panel reference: Panel 97 to 101.
Date published: 24/09/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 15/08/1915
Cemetery: Helles Memorial, Turkey
Information: Lieutenant James Edward Thornhill Nelis, 5th Inniskilling Fusiliers, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles on August 15th last, was the only son of Lieut.-Colonel and Mrs. J. A. Nelis, 1 Seaview Terrace, Donnybrook. Lieut. Nelis was educated at Haileybury. He subsequently entered Trinity College, Dublin, and became a member of the Officers' Training Corps. Shortly after the outbreak of the war he received his commission in the Inniskillings.