William Hugh Freeman was the son of William Hugh and Mary Freeman. He was born about 1921. The family lived at Church Street, Cookstown, He became a blacksmith like his father. He joined the Royal Navy in the summer of 1938. He was a member of the crew of HMS Exeter which engaged the Graf Spee. Blacksmith William (Billy) Freeman was in service on board HMS Leonian when he died on 7th February 1944, aged 23. The details of his death are unknown.
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.