9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
10/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
William Jordan was the son of Thomas and Margaret Jordan. William was born in Corrylongford, Co. Tyrone about 1894. William worked as a farm labourer. He enlisted in Fivemiletown. Private William Jordan was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on Friday 10th August 1917. He was 23 years old.
New Irish Farm Cemetery is located to the north-east of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and follow along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout. Turn right and at the next roundabout turn left into M.Haiglaan. Follow along this road to the traffic lights and at the lights turn right in the direction of Kortrijk (A19). Follow along the expressway to the next set of lights. At these lights turn left into Pilkemseweg, then take the first right into Zwaanhofweg, a small country road. Follow this road to the crossroads and the cemetery is on your right.