2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
03/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
Francis Cavanagh was born in County Tyrone. Francis Cavanagh was living in Dungannon when he enlisted in Hamilton, Scotland. Private Francis Cavanagh was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on 3rd December 1917. In his will he left all to his sister, Mrs Bridget Rush, who was living at Carland, Dungannon.
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.