9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
22/11/1915 (Died of Illness)
Robert Rainey was the youngest son of George and Mary Rainey. He was born on 25th April 1892 in Errigal, Ballygawley, County Tyrone. He was one of nine children, all born in the Ballygawley area. Private Robert Rainey was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of pneumonia in France on 22 November 1915. Robert was 22 years old. Private Rainey was one of three soldier sons. Robert and William George Rainey were killed and the third was discharged on account of wounds.
Beauval is a village on the main road (N25) between Amiens and Doullens, about 24 kilometres north of Amiens and 6 kilometres south of Doullens. Beauval Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the village at the end of a by-road leading off the main road - Rue de l'Eglise.