2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
05/02/1915 (Killed in Action)
John McLaughlin was born in Dungannon. He enlisted in Armagh. He was living in Dungannon at the time. Private John McLaughlin was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Friday 5th February 1915. Private John McLaughlin is listed on Dungannon War Memorial as Private J S McLoughlin. He is listed as having served with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.