William John McConnell Image

Name

Private William John McConnell

Born

1890-11-02

From

Occupation

Barber

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1916-09-11

Killed

Killed in action in the "Great 73rd Gas Attack"

Cemetery

Monument




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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

126605

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

73rd Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada)

Enlisted

St. Marys, ON

Enlistment Date

1915-09-17



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

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Sources & Links

a) McLeod, Norman. “The History of the County of Bruce 1907-1968”, vol 2, Bruce County Historical Society, 1969. Print.
b) Royal Canadian Legion, Ontario Command. “Military service recognition book, volume III.” Fenety Marketing, 2016. Print.
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial

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