1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Lewis Meenagh was the son of Robert and Isabella Meenagh. He was born in Drumglass, Dungannon on 8th August 1882. By 1901 both parents had died. Lewis worked as a linen lapper. By 1911, he was a postman, married and living in Beragh, County Tyrone. They went on to have five children. Private Lewis Meenagh was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme on 1st July 1916.
Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre Les Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre Les Puisieux, 3 kilometres further along the D919, turn left following the signs for Auchonvillers. At the crossroads in the village centre, follow the signs for 'Newfoundland Park, Beaumont Hamel'. "Y" Ravine Cemetery is located within the Park.