William Maunsell Scanlan Image

Name

Lieutenant William Maunsell Scanlan

Born

1886-07-08

From

Bluevale, ON

Occupation

Journalist

Religion

Church of England

Death

1917-04-10

Where Died

Vimy, France

Killed

Killed in Action

Cemetery

Awards

Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal






Service Record 1


Regimental Number

21887

Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Valcartier, QC

Enlistment Date

1914-09-23



Notes

Resided in Port Elgin, ON at one time. Son of Reverend Richard William and Nina Scanlan of Toronto, Ontario. Known by his middle name, Maunsell, or nickname 'Scan'.







News Clippings


Port Elgin Times, July 28, 1915, p. 1
Port Elgin Times, July 28, 1915, p. 1
Port Elgin Times, April 19, 1916, p. 1
Port Elgin Times, April 19, 1916, p. 1
Port Elgin Times, July 25, 1917, p. 1
Port Elgin Times, July 25, 1917, p. 1
Walkerton Telescope, April 19, 1917.
Walkerton Telescope, April 19, 1917.