11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Samuel John McElfatrick was the son of Mary McElfatrick. Samuel was born about 1881 in Tamlaght, near Kilrea. Samuel was a farm labourer who lived in Movenis, Bovagh, County Londonderry. He married Hessie Doherty in 1902. They had five children. Private Samuel McElfatrick was serving with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.