Depot, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Mitchell McFarland was the son of Uriah and Lizzie McFarland of Ballygawley. Mitchell was born about 1899 in Ballygawley, County Tyrone. The 1901 census records 2 year old Mitchell living with the ‘McFarland’ family in Tullyvannon, Aghnahoe, Tyrone. Uriah was a farm labourer. By the time of the 1911 census, twelve year old Mitchell was living the Thompson family at Tirelugan, Tullyvar, Tyrone. Mitchell McFarlane enlisted in Ballygawley. Private Mitchell McFarlane was serving with the garrison depot of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (located in Omagh) when he died on 1st November 1918 at home, aged 19.