9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
06/04/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Richardson Jackson Paisley was the son of Robert and Hannah Paisley. He was born in Aughnacloy on 27th December 1897. He was the eldest of two sons. By 1911 the family were living near Clogher. His father was a farm labourer. Richard was a member of Clogher Ulster Volunteer Force and also of Fardross L.O.L. Richard Paisley was with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds in Belgium on 6th April 1916. He was 18.
La Clytte Military Cemetery is located 8 Kms west of Ieper town centre on the N304 Klijtseweg, a road leading from the N375 Dikkebuseweg, connecting Ieper to Dikkebus, Klijte and on to Loker. From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375) is located via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. 7 Kms along the Dikkebusseweg lies the village of De Klijte (formerly La Clytte) and the right hand turning at the roundabout just before the village leads onto the N304 Reningelststraat. The cemetery lies 100 metres after this right hand turning on the left hand side of the road.