CEF Soldier Detail

Private Frederick Leo McAnally
Died: June 27, 1918

Regimental Number:
526674
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship)
Company:
Place of Birth:
Barry, Vermont
Country:
U.S.A.
Next of Kin:
Mary McAnnally, Mother, 3655a Esplanade, Montreal, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
3655a Esplanade, Montreal, Quebec
Date of Birth:
August 13, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Electrician
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Montreal, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
April 10, 1916
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
33 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86
Date of Death:
June 27, 1918
Age at Death:
30
Buried at:
Halifax Memorial, Nova Scotia
Plot:
Panel 2.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6569 - 51
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Army Medical Corps Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship)
Private Canadian Army Medical Corps No. 5 Field Ambulance
Son of Frederick C. and Mary Kavanagh (formerly McAnally), of 612 Champagneur Avenue, Outremont, Montreal, Quebec.
The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.