Thomas McCaffrey was the son of Thomas and Mary Anne McCaffrey. He was born on 12th January 1889. He was one of seven children, all born in Fivemiletown. The CWGC record Thomas McCaffrey as the husband of Mary McCaffrey of 1 Mercer Street Garston, Liverpool. Private Thomas McCaffrey was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action on 14th April 1918. Private Thomas McCaffrey is buried in Aval Wood, just 48kms away from his brother Joseph McCaffrey, who was killed seven months earlier.
Vieux-Berquin is a village 8 Kms south-west of Bailleul and a similar distance south-east of Hazebrouck. Leave the village on the 947 heading for Neuf-Berquin/Estaires. Turn right 800 metres from the centre of the village on the Rue Merville. Continue for 700 metres to the junction and take the right hand fork towards Caudescure on the D69. The Cemetery is another 1.5 Kms along this road on the right hand side.