Frederick Lindsay McLernon was the son of Francis and Martha McLernon. He was born on 4th November 1912. He had a twin sister, Frances. They were the youngest of the family. His father had a grocerís shop in Magherafelt. Frederick attended the Rainey School. He was the husband of Jean McLernon. They had a son. Frederick McLernon served with the Royal Ulster Rifles in World War Two. Lance Corporal Frederick McLernon was attached to the 2nd Battalion of the London Irish Rifles when he died on 12th December 1944 in Italy.
Santerno Valley War Cemetery is about 32 kilometres south-west of Imola and a little south of the main road (SP610) from Imola to Firenzuola. Imola is a town on the SS9 halfway between Bologna and Forli.