1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
12/10/1916 (Killed in Action)
William John Whitley was the eldest son of James and Alice Whitley. William was born about 1890 in Moy, County Tyrone.The family lived in Charlemont Street in Moy, Tyrone. His father and mother run a boarding house. Williams place of birth is given as Co Northumbold. William John Whitley enlisted in Armagh. Private William John Whitley was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers (Princess Victoria's) when he was killed in action on 12th October 1916 in France.