9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
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Robert Donaldson was the son of John and Sarah Ann Donaldson. He was born on 6th January 1894 in Dromore, Clogher. He was the second youngest of six children. the family lived in Dromore Middle, near Clogher. His father was a builder and farmer. Robert Donaldson enlisted at Finner Camp, County Donegal. Private Robert Donaldson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of influenza and scarlatina during Easter furlough at his home at Dromore Middle, Clogher on Tuesday 6th April 1915.
Fivemiletown Church of Ireland Cemetery lies on the Murley Road. If coming from Dungannon, the Murley Road is a right turn at the entrance to the village. The Churchyard is 50m along that road on the right hand side. It is also known as Saint John's Parish Church, Fivemiletown.