8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
02/08/1916 (Killed in Action)
John James McCaughey was the son Catherine McCaughey. James was born in Clogher, County Tyrone about 1881. The family moved to Cookstown. His mother was a widow. James was a labourer. James McCaughey enlisted in the army on 12th July 1915. Private James McCaughey serving with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Wednesday 2nd August 1916 in France.
Haisnes is a village just south of La Bassee, but Bois-Carre Military Cemetery is approximately 2 kilometres south of the village, south-west of the village of Hulluch. From Lens, take the D947 towards La Bassee. At Hulluch, turn left at the roundabout, taking the D39 towards Vermelles. The cemetery is on the left side of the road in the middle of the fields.