9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
William Gallagher was the son of John Gallagher. William was born in Killyman, Dungannon, County Tyrone. His father, John Gallagher, was an ex-Great Northern Railway (G.N.R) employee, who lived in Drumeenagh, Killyman. William was a labourer in the employment of Mr T W Douglas, Culnagor. He was a member of Killyman L.O.L No 33. William Gallagher enlisted in Dungannon and gave his domicile as Moy. Private William Gallagher (13345) was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.
Thiepval is a village on the D151 road about 8 kilometres north of the town of Albert. The Cemetery (signposted at Thiepval) is about 1kilometre north-west of the village on the north side of the D73 road to Hamel. Access to the cemetery, 500 metres from the road, is by a track (suitable for cars).