William Hugh Freeman was the son of William Hugh & Mary Freeman, Church Street, Cookstown, the husband of Iris Elvina Freeman, Devonport, England. Billy Freeman joined the Royal Navy in the summer of 1938. He was a member of the crew of HMS Exeter. William (Billy) Freeman was in service on board HMS Leonian.
The Cemetery is about 2 kilometres south-east of Rinella, a bay and hamlet opposite Valletta across the mouth of the Grand Harbour and on the southern outskirts of the village of Kalkara. Just before entering Kalkara on the main bus route, the Cemetery is signposted along the road "Triq Santa Liberta" to the street of Triq Santu Rokku" where the Cemetery is located.