9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
William McGookin was the second son of William and Rachel McGookin and the brother of John and Margretta of Donaghrisk, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, and later of Blackhill, Cookstown. William was a member of Tullyhogue Company of Ulster Volunteers and a member of Derryraghan L.O.L. 131. Two members of his Company wrote to his home to say that they had seen William being hit by a bullet and he had died instantly.