2nd Battalion, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) (British Army)
23/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
John Alexander Doonan was the son of Johnston and Anna Clara Doonan of Dungannon. He was born about 1892. By the time of the 1911 census, John is 19 years old has become a drapery salesman and now lives at High Street, Omagh. John is still single in 1911. At some point John married and lived with his wife Kathleen at Scotch Street, Dungannon, County Tyrone. Private John Alexander Doonan was serving with the 2nd/18th Battalion of the London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) when he died on the eve of Christmas on 23rd December 1917. He was 25.
Jerusalem War Cemetery is 4.5 kilometres north of the walled city and is situated on the neck of land at the north end of the Mount of Olives, to the west of Mount Scopus. The cemetery is found on Churchill Blvd, sandwiched between Hadassah Hospital and the Hyatt Hotel. The Australian Memorial is opposite the cemetery entrance.