William John McFadden was the son of Charles and Kathleen McFadden. He was born about 1915. William later became the husband of Ethel M McFadden. Fusilier William McFadden was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers when he died on 3rd July 1944 in Burma. He lived in Upperlands.
Taukkyan War Cemetery adjoins the village of Taukkyan which is about 35 kilometres north of Yangon (formerly Rangoon). It is on PY1 road (formerly Prome road), about 15 kilometres from the airport and can be easily seen from the road.