3rd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
02/07/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Charles Heron was the son of Samuel and Mary Heron. He was born on 29th October 1894 in Clonfeacle, County Tyrone. The 1901 census shows Charles as 6 years old, living with the family at Gorestown, Moy. His father Samuel was a farmer. The 1911 census shows Charles, now 16, working on his fatherís farm in Gorestown. Charles Heron enlisted in Omagh. Lance Corporal Charles Heron was serving with the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds at Gallipoli on 2nd July 1915, age 20.
Follow the road to Helles opposite the Kabatepe Museum. At 14.2kms take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 21.6 kms. you will find the cemetery on your right.