Thomas Donnelly was the only son of John and Mary Jane Donnelly. Thomas was born on 15th November 1897 in Clonoe, County Tyrone. He was the eldest of three children. His two sisters died young. The family lived in Annagher and then in Coalisland itself. Rifleman Thomas Donnelly was serving with "C" Company of the 6th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action during fighting in the Judean hills in Palestine on 14th March 1918.
From Tel Aviv, take road number one (Ayalon) south towards Jerusalem. Leave at the exit signposted Lod/Ramleh. This is the exit after Ben Gurion Airport. Proceed along Route 40 for approximately 5 kilometres. At the traffic lights signposted Lod (South) turn right. At the roundabout turn left. The Cemetery entrance is on the left, after 400 metres.