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Private John Francis McConnell

Male 1893 - 1917  (23 years)


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  • Name John Francis McConnell 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 18 Sep 1893  Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Private, 111th Battalion 
    Residence Garafraxa Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-349921 
    Died 29 Apr 1917  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Cause: Killed in Action 
    Buried Aubigny Communal Cemetery, Arras, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I349921  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father John McConnell,   b. CALC 22 Jul 1843, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1925, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Susanah Dingman,   b. 1 Dec 1855, Erin Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1943, Palmerston Cemetery, Palmerston, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1883  Drayton, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F251171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:John Francis Mcconnell Birth Date:18 Sep 1893 Birth Location:Fargno Wellington Co Residence:Preston Relative:Alice Mcconnell Relationship:Wife Regiment Number:730599

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    3. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    4. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      John McConnell/ Died Mar. 7, 1925/ In His 82nd Year/ Susanah/ Dingman/ His Wife/ 1855 - 1943/ John F. Son/ Died In France/ Apr. 29, 1917/ In His 23rd Year./ [Union Jack]

    5. [S2465] Burial.
      Name:John Francis McConnell
      Death Date:29 Apr 1917
      Rank:Private
      Unit:4th Battalion
      Service number:730599
      Cemetery:Aubigny Communal Cemetery
      Cemetery Location:2 Miles East of Berles, 9 Miles North West of Arras, France
      Burial Place:Arras, France

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Susanna Dingman Age:27 Birth Date:abt 1856 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:26 Dec 1883 Marriage County or District:Wellington Father:Isaac Dingman Mother:Jane Dingman Spouse:John McConnell Spouse's Age:27 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1856 Spouse Birth Place:Canada Spouse Father:William McConnell Spouse Mother:Margaret McConnell

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Sep 1893 - Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Garafraxa Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Killed in Action - 29 Apr 1917 - , France Link to Google Earth
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