Patrick McQuaide was the second son of John and Mary Ann McQuaide. He was born on 9th October 1907 in the Kilrea area. The family later moved to Garvagh. His father was a labourer. Patrick was the husband of Rose McQuaide. They lived in Kilrea. Patrick McQuaide served with the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in World War Two. Lance Corporal Patrick McQuaide died on 1st August 1940. He was buried in Drumagarner Roman Catholic Churchyard, between Upperlands and Kilrea.