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  • Nottingham Road Cemetery, Mansfield.
Person Details
Montreal, Canada
Widow: Mary An Connolly of 48 Bradder Street, Mansfield. Nee Williamson and married 8/2/1886. Children: John; 1889, Ethel; 1892, Alex; 1895, James; 1898 and Henry born 25/01/1901. Alexander had been born in Canada during the 1860's and had returned to England by 1886 when he married Mary in Leigh, Lancs.
Labourer
15 Jan 1918
63
2750038 - CWGC Website
116663
42 Union Street, Mansfield
Sapper
Royal Engineers
Attested 20/08/1915 aged 46 years 11 months (Alexander lied about his age, knocked at least 10 years off his age). In France from 28/8/1915. Medically discharged as physically unfit for war service on 9/6/1916. Cataract right eye, sees fingers only and senility. Not the result of active service.
Buried at Nottingham Road Cemetery, Mansfield. This man is commemorated in a book of remembrance held by Mansfield District Council.
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    A Connolly - Nottingham Road Cemetery, Mansfield.