7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
27/04/1916 (Killed in Action)
John O’Neill was born on 17th February 1897, at Aughacolumb, Ardboe, Cookstown, the second son of John (Jack) O’Neill and Mrs. Rose O’Neill. John and Rose had 14 children. John O’Neill worked as a farm labourer .John disappeared one weekend early in 1915. Private William Wilson from Cookstown died of his wounds on the 28th April 1916.
Philosophe lies between Bethune and Lens. From the Lens-Bethune road (N43), follow the D165E road for 400 metres to a right turn. The cemetery lies to the left 100 metres along this track. The first CWGC sign for the cemetery is at the junction of the N43 and the D165E.