Thomas Mennain was the son of James and Jane Meenan. He was born in Kilrea. The spelling of the surname is almost always Mennain except with the CWGC, who spelt it Meenan. Thomas Mennain enlisted in Paisley, Renfrew, Scotland. Thomas was a Private with the Connaught Rangers (No 6982) for a time. Private Thomas Meenan was serving with 2nd Battalion of Leinster Regiment when he was killed in action in France on Thursday 22nd August 1918.
La Kreule is a small hamlet 2 kilometres north of Hazebrouck, on the road to St Sylvestre-Cappel and Steenvoorde. Leave Hazebrouck on the D916 heading north. The Cemetery is visible from the roundabout where the D916 crosses the Hazebrouck by-pass. The access road to the cemetery is 100 metres off the roundabout, on the left hand side.