7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
05/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Robert John Murray was the eldest son of John and Mary Murray. He was born on 24th August 1897 in Fedden, Ballygawley. He was the eldest of five children. His father was a farm labourer. It seems his father died sometime between 1908 and 1914. Private Robert Murray was serving with the 7/8th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 5th March 1918.
Villers-Faucon is a large village in the Department of the Somme, about 17 kilometres north-east of Peronne. From the centre of the village take the D72 towards Lieramont. Turn right at a CWGC signpost opposite a parking area. The Cemetery is on the left hand side of the road and the Commonwealth War Graves Plot is on the north-west side of the cemetery