1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
21/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Daniel Brannigan was the son of John and Bridget Brannigan. He was born 11th October 1894 born in Clogher. He was one of ten children. They were a farming family who lived midway between Clogher and Beragh. Private Daniel Brannigan arrived in the Balkans on 5th November 1915. Private Daniel Brannigan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme on Friday 21st July 1916.
The village of Mesnil is about 8 kilometres north of the town of Albert on the D129 road. The cemetery is about 2 kilometres north-east of Mesnil (signposted in the centre of Mesnil). Access is by a farm track of which 1 kilometre is tarmac and 1 kilometre is dirt track (unsuitable for cars). The cemetery is 200 metres from the track and no permanent grass pathway exists.