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Private Frederick Leo McAnally

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1887-08-13
Place of birth: Barry, Vermont, U.S.A.
Next of kin: Mary McAnnally, Mother, 3655a Esplanade, Montreal, Quebec
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Electrician
Occupation (normalized): Electrician, General
Address: 3655a Esplanade, Montreal, Quebec
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 526674
Rank detail
  1. Private, H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship), Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
  2. Private, No. 5 Canadian Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
Degree of service: Great Britain
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 143833
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B6569-S051
Uploader's Notes: 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.
Uploader's Research notes: 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.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2013-07-20