7th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
09/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Francis McParland was the son of Michael and Ellen McParland. Francis was born on the Armagh side of Benburb about 1895. Tthe family lived in Milltown Village, County Armagh. Francis was a linen weaver. Francis McParland enlisted in Armagh. He was recorded as living in Benburb, County Tyrone at the time. Corporal Francis McParland was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) when he was killed in action on death in France and Flanders on Saturday 9th September 1916. He was 21 years old.