9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
05/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Francis Curran was the son of James and Eliza Jane Curran. Francis was born on 5th April 1896 in the Shankill area of Belfast. James Curran was a tailor. Frank Curran was employed as an apprentice tailor in Mr R Kerr’s Georges Street, Dungannon. Frank Curran enlisted in Belfast. Private Francis Curran was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds in France on 5th July 1916. He was 20 years old.
Ste. Marie Cemetery is one of the town cemeteries, but it is actually situated in the commune of Graville-St. Honorine, overlooking Le Havre from the north. The main entrance to the cemetery is on the Rue du 329eme Regiment d'Infanterie. There is another entrance on the west side of the cemetery which is closest to the main war graves plots and this can be accessed via the Rue Eugene Landoas.