9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
29/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
William McCord was the son of William and Lucinda McCord. He was born in Desertlyn, Moneymore in October 1898. He was the oldest of at least thirteen children. His father was a farmer. They lived at Carmean, Moneymore. Private William McCord was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action near Aisne in France during the German Spring Offensive on Friday 29th March 1918.
Seraucourt-le-Grand is a village about 8 kilometres south west of St Quentin on the east side of the River Somme. From the main road, D930 St Quentin-Ham, take the left turning in the direction of Seraucourt-le-Grand at a village called Roupy. The Cemetery is signposted from the D32 road on arriving in the village itself.