1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Charles O’Neill was the son of John and Margret O'Neill. John was born in Dungannon about 1894. The family lived at Anne Street, Dungannon. The O’Neill family were tinsmiths. Charles enlisted in Omagh. In July 1915, Private Charles O’Neill returned home to Anne Street, Dungannon suffering from wounds in his back and legs received in Flanders in May. He had been at the Front continuously from October 1914. Private Charles O’Neill later returned to the front with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was killed in action on the first day of the Somme on 1st July 1916 aged 22.