PrivateRAFTER, J

Service Number 5580

Died 15/04/1917

Aged 47

1st Garrison Bn.
Royal Irish Regiment

Son of John Rafter; husband of Mary McCarty (formerly Rafter), of Moore St., Rathdownby, Queen's Co.

Inscription

HE GAVE HIS LIFE SO THAT HIS FAMILY COULD LIVE IN PEACE AND HONOUR

Buried at SYRA NEW BRITISH CEMETERY

Location: Greece
Number of casualties: 67

Cemetery/memorial reference: II. D. 9.

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Cemetery details

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.