2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
15/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Patrick Donnelly was the son of Michael and Rose Ann Donnelly. He was born about 1893 in Dungannon, County Tyrone. The family later moved to Scotland. Patrick was living in Broxburn, West Lothian when he enlisted in nearby Uphall. He joined the Royal Inniskillings in January 1915. Private Patrick Donnelly was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was shot and injured. Private Patrick Donnelly died of his wounds in France at 6 o’clock on the morning of the 15th July 1916.
Puchevillers is a village on the D11 about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The British Cemetery is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village.