2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
10/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
William McAleece was the eldest son of James and Isabella McAleece. He was born in Ballyclog, Stewartstown on 2nd April 1894. He was the eldest of five children. The family lived in Ballyveeny, half way between Coagh and Stewartstown. His father was a farmer. His mother was a widow by 1911. William worked on a farm. Private William McAleece was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Monday 10th July 1916.