Philip Hurson was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone. Private Philip Hurson was serving with the 25th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 9th April 1917 in France.
Roclincourt is a village a little to the east of the road from Arras to Lens. Take the N17 from Arras until the junction of this road and the D60. Travel along the D60 into Roclincourt village. Roclincourt Valley Cemetery lies to the north-east of the village. It is on a farm track signposted off the Thelus road.