10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
19/12/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Christopher Boyd was born in Glasgow, Scotland about 1897. By 1901 he was living with his grandparents, Christy and Sarah Jane Boyd, in Carricknakielt, Maghera. He went to school there and was a member of Knockloughrim Presbyterian congregation. Christy Boyd enlisted in Coleraine. Private Christy Boyd served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Private Christy Boyd died of wounds in Manchester General Hospital a week before Christmas on 19th December 1917. He was 21 years old. Private Christy Boyd is buried in Mullagh Old Graveyard just outside Maghera.