1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
31/05/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Henry Harry McGuigan was the son of George and Ellen McGuigan. He was born on 22nd December 1889 near Moy, County Tyrone. Henry was a linen finisher. Private Henry McGuigan was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died of wounds in hospital in France on 31st May 1917. He was 27 years old. Private Henry McGuigan was one of three brothers who served.
The town of St Pol is about 29 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 34 kilometres west-north-west of Arras. The Communal Cemetery Extension is situated on high ground next to the old Communal Cemetery and is reached by a steep road, Rue de Cimetiere, on the north side of the old N39 road to Arras.