2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
16/11/1914 (Died of Wounds)
John McCaffrey was born in Moyglass, County Fermanagh. He was the son of John and Anne McCaffrey of 26 Blackhill, Cookstown. John worked at Adair’s Mill at Greenvale, Cookstown, John regularly played football with the local Greenvale Swifts Football Club, which included many of the workers from the mill. Many of these lads eventually joined the Royal Inniskillings. John McCaffrey died of wounds on 16th November 1914.
Armentières is a town in the Department of the Nord, on the Belgian frontier, 14.5 kilometres north-west of Lille. From the town of Armentières take the D945 to Estaires. Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery is signposted off this road just before Erquinghem-sur-la-Lys.