Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
6028   Lieutenant Ernest Daniel
Save as PDF
Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 21/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 34
Ernest Daniel was the son of Robert and Marion Daniel. Ernest was born in Cheshire about 1884. Robert Daniel, an Englishman, was Justice of the Peace of Linen Finisher. They lived at Farlaugh, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. At the time of the 1911 census, the 27 year old Daniel was still at Farlaugh. His occupation is not recorded. Lieutenant Ernest Daniel was with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed on 21st October 1918 aged 34.
Read more on Lieutenant Ernest Daniel
 Ernest Daniel
Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery
  Harlebeke, West-Vlaanderen, 2
Grave Ref: Grave VI-B-5
CWGC Casualty 485922
Harlebeke New British Cemetery is located 32 kilometres east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen, Wevelgem, Kortrijk and Zwevegem.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
2 Newmills Parish Church Church Of Ireland - WWI Newmills
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists Daniel family Lists Ernest as age 17 at house 27 in Farlaugh, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Daniel family Lists Ernest as age 27 at house 1 in Farlaugh, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
3 Photo of Lieutenant Ernest Daniel's headstone
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 Trooper Robert Daniel Brother of Lieutenant Ernest Daniel
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lieutenant Ernest Daniel's headstone can be purchased here
7 War Memorials Archive Refers to a memorial to Lieut E Daniel In Newmills Presbyterian Church
8 With the Ulster Division in France Book containing photo of Ernest Daniel
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023