2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
16/10/1918 (Died of Wounds)
George Usher was the youngest son of James and Margaret Usher. He was born on 22nd April 1899 in Cookstown. George’s father died on 15th May 1909 in Cookstown. He was 37 years old. He left behind a wife and six children, the eldest being just 13 years old. George went on to work at Gunning’s Factory in Millburn. He enlisted in Omagh. Private George Usher was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when died of wounds on 16th October 1918. He was 19 years of age.
The Cemetery is located on the Diksmuidseweg, N369 road, in the direction of Boezinge. From Ieper station turn left into M.Fochlaan and go to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left and drive to the next roundabout, where you should turn right into Oude Veurnestraat. Take the second turning on the left which is the Diksmuidseweg. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road just past the first turning on the right.