John McKenna was the son of Francis and Annie McKenna. John was born in Clogher, County Tyrone about 1890. Bu the time of the 1911 census, John no longer lived with the family in Killaney Lower, Kilfaddy, Clogher, County Tyrone. They were a family of farm labourers. Private John McKenna (6260) was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Scots Guards when he died on Wednesday 5th Apr 1916. He was 26 years old. The War Memorial in Clogher lists a Private John McKenna, Scots Guards of Killaney. The CWGC record him as the husband of Alice McKenna of Harringay, London.
The cemetery is located to the North-East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg. Drive along this road and continue straight over the traffic lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road (the N313) to the village of Sint Jan. At the crossroads in the village turn right onto the N345 (Potijzestraat), follow along to the next crossroads and turn left into Zonnebeekseweg. The cemetery is located on the left hand side approx 50 metres after the crossroads.