Joseph O誰eill was born in Derry. Joseph O誰eill lived for a time in Maghera. Joseph enlisted at Belfast. Rifleman Joseph O誰eill was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles, when he died in France on Thursday 15th April 1915. Joseph痴 wife and child lived at 47 Trafalgar Street, Belfast, There is also another address listed in Belfast, 11 Wansbeck Street. Joseph O誰eill痴 sister lived at 23 Jamaica Street, Belfast. The 1911 census lists a Joseph O'Neill as age 33 living with his sister Margaret and parents at house 20 in Jamaica Street, Clifton, Belfast.
Sailly-Sur-La-Lys is a village on the main road between Merville and Armentieres, 5 kilometres south-west of Armentieres. The church is 100 metres from the centre of this small town. The Commonwealth War Graves are in the far right hand corner of the Churchyard.