2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
14/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
John Jordan was the son of John and Mary Ann Jordan. John was born in Desertlyn, Moneymore, Co Derry about 1893. The 1901 census shows the family in Tullyweery (Red Row), Coagh, Tyrone. Johnís father was a ploughman, By 1911, the family had moved to Coltrim, Moneymore. John worked as a farm servant. John arrived in France in Sept 1914. Private John Jordan would have taken part in the Battle of Le Cateau, Battle of the Marne, Battle of Ainse and Battle of Armetires. Private John Jordan was killed by enemy shell fire on 14th May 1915.
Richebourg is a village and commune to the north of Bethune in the Pas de Calais. From the church in Richebourg, head south on the D166. The Cemetery will be found on the right hand side of the road 950 metres from the church.