7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
27/04/1916 (Killed in Action)
John O誰eill was the second son of John and Rose O誰eill. He was born on 16th February 1897 in Stewartstown. He was the second of thirteen known children, twelve surviving. His father was a servant and labourer. John O誰eill worked as a farm labourer John disappeared one weekend early in 1915 and enlisted. Private John O誰eill was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Thursday 27th April 1916.
Philosophe lies between Bethune and Lens. From the Lens-Bethune road (N43), follow the D165E road for 400 metres to a right turn. The cemetery lies to the left 100 metres along this track. The first CWGC sign for the cemetery is at the junction of the N43 and the D165E.