7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
16/03/1917 (Died of Illness)
Daniel Blann was born about 1881 in Kilrea. The 1911 census lists Daniel as age 30 boarding at house 23 in Coleraine Street, Kilrea, County Londonderry with Mrs Mary Walker. He was working as a general labourer. He enlisted in June 1915. Private Daniel Blann was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he Blann contracted measles and pneumonia and died of illness in hospital in France on Friday 16th March 1917.
Puchevillers is a village on the D11 about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The British Cemetery is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village.