We remember William Mckenna

We remember William Mckenna

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Timeline

1882
sibling Elizabeth Mckenna Source:9595908 1882
1884
sibling Margaret Mckenna Source:9595908 1884
1887
birth Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9595897 Source:9595471 1887
1889
sibling Jane M B Mckenna Source:9595897 1889
1891
location 9 Dick Street, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address Source:9595897 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 4 Source:9595897 5th April 1891
1901
dates Age 14 Source:9595908 31st March 1901
1901
location 298 North Woodside Rd, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address Source:9595908 31st March 1901
1915
service British Army Private 201428 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 5/6th Battalion Source:9595852 October 1915 - 23rd October 1918
1915
enlistment Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9595471 October 1915
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9595471 23rd October 1918
1918
dates Age 31 Source:9595744 23rd October 1918
service British Army Private 9980 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 5th Battalion Source:9595823
marriage Caroline Ada McKenna Source:9595852
events War Gratuity Pensions and Gratuities The war gratuity for this soldier was paid for 36 months qualifying service and indicates enlistment in the month from 24 October 1915. (calculation thanks to //wargratuity.uk) Source:9595852
1918
death Killed in Action Buried at Ovillers Communal Cemetery, Commune: SOLESMES, France. British Army Trench Map ref. 57b.E24.c.45.30. This is close to where the battalion was in action on 22/23 October 1918. Ovillers, Solesmes France Source:9595471 Source:9595744 23rd October 1918
burial St. Souplet British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial St. Souplet Ovillers Communal Cemetery, Commune: SOLESMES, France. British Army Trench Map ref. 57b.E24.c.45.30. This is close to where the battalion was in action on 22/23 October 1918. France I.E.11 Source:9595744
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:9595802

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Mckenna,
Source 9595802
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
298 North Woodside Rd, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
9 Dick Street, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 9980 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 5th Battalion Private
British Army 201428 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 5/6th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MM British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret McKenna mother
Thomas McKenna father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane M B McKenna sister 1889
Elizabeth McKenna sister 1882
Margaret McKenna sister 1884
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Caroline Ada McKenna wife

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Joanna64499
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Joanna64499

External Evidence

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Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards Joanna64499
UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 Joanna64499
UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 Joanna64499
The Edinburgh Gazette Joanna64499
1891 Scotland Census Joanna64499
1901 Scotland Census Joanna64499
War Diary 5/6 Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 1918 Oct. - 1919 Oct. Joanna64499
The Scottish National War Memorial Joanna64499

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