6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
08/05/1943 (Died by accident)
Francis McAleer was the eldest son of Frank and Elizabeth McAleer. He was born on 19th June 1911. He was the eldest of at least three children, all born in the Dungannon area. Frank McAleer was the husband of Grace McAleer. Sergeant Frank McAleer was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). Sergeant Francis McAleer D.C.M. was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died on 8th May 1943, age 31. It is believed he was killed by a truck in an accident.