2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
14/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
Thomas Gallagher was the son of Thomas and Jane Gallagher. He was a born about 1897 in Anderston, Lanark, Scotland. The 1901 census records Thomas as 3 years old. Thomas’ father was a general labourer, The family were living at Miltown (South side), Dungannon, Tyrone. Thomas Gallagher enlisted in Dungannon. Private Thomas Gallagher was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 14th October 1918, age 21.
Dadizeele New British Cemetery is located 16 km east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen via Geluwe. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and then right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main crossroads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 12 km along the N8 lies the village of Geluwe and the left hand turning onto the Nieuwstraat (later called Derdeansiersstraat, towards Dadizele). 5 km along this road lies the village of Dadizele. The cemetery is located 100 metres after the left hand turning at the junction with Geluwestraat and Beselarestraat, in the village of Dadizele.