Small Arms Division, Ammunition Col, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
20/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
Patrick Gartland was the son of Michael and Mary Gartland. He was born on 8th July 1896, the second of nine children. The family lived in Coalisland. By 1911 Patrick had left school and was a 14 year old linen weaver. Driver Patrick Gartland was serving with the Small Arms Division, Ammunition Col. of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action in France on 20th October 1918. He was aged 22.
St. Vaast is a village approximately 13 kilometres east of Cambrai on the D942 towards Solesnes. The Cemetery lies within the Communal Cemetery which is on the left hand side of the road before entering the village from Cambrai.