2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment (British Army)
21/08/1918 (Killed in Action)
James Toner was the eldest son of Peter and Mary Toner. James was born in Donaghenry about 1898. By 1911, James had left school and was working as a mill worker. The family were living in Brackaville Town, Coalisland. James Toner enlisted in Londonderry. Private James Toner was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment when he was killed in action on 21st August 1918. He was 20 years old.
Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt are villages on the straight main road from Arras to Cambrai about 10 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Memorial is the back drop to the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, which is west of Haucourt on the north side of the main road.