1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
21/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Daniel Brannigan was the son of John and Bridget Brannigan. Daniel was born in Clogher about 1895. John Brannigan was a farm labourer. Private Daniel Brannigan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the Somme on 21st July 1916. Daniel was 21 years old. The CWGC records Daniel as the son of Bridget Brannigan, of Altanarva, Corbo, Clogher, Co. Tyrone.
The village of Mesnil is about 8 kilometres north of the town of Albert on the D129 road. The cemetery is about 2 kilometres north-east of Mesnil (signposted in the centre of Mesnil). Access is by a farm track of which 1 kilometre is tarmac and 1 kilometre is dirt track (unsuitable for cars). The cemetery is 200 metres from the track and no permanent grass pathway exists.