2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
25/05/1915 (Died of Wounds)
John O’Farrell was the son of John and Mary O'Farrell. He was born in Dungannon about 1897. The 1911 census records John as 14 years old. John’s father was a farm labourer. John lived with his family at Gortgonis, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. John O’Farrell enlisted in Dungannon with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private John O’Farrell died of wounds in France on 25th May 1915, aged 18.
Le Touquet is about 5 kilometres east of Etaples. From Etaples take the D39 to Le Touquet. Turn right following the signs for the Hippodrome and airport. 400 metres after the junction on the D39 take the right fork onto the Avenue du Gulf, after 600 metres turn left onto Avenue de Picardie. Continue for another 1.3 kilometres crossing 2 mini roundabouts and turn right onto Avenue du 18 Juin. The Communal Cemetery is 200 metres further along on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is near the entrance.