Sergeant IRL WILLIAM ROBERT 'Bobbie' SHANNON (photo added)

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Rank Sergeant
Forenames IRL WILLIAM ROBERT 'Bobbie'
Surname SHANNON (photo added)
Initials I W R
Place of Birth OGEMA, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Saturday, 26 August 1944
Age 23
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From OGEMA, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA
Service Number L/74230
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Canadian Engineers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 7 Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XVIII. E. 12.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF WILLIAM HENRY AND GRACE SHANNON; HUSBAND OF RACHAEL WYLIE SHANNON, OF GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM.

Additional Information

 

 

IRL WILLIAM ROBERT SHANNON was born in Ogema, Saskatchewan, Canada and was named after his uncle Irl McKnight.

 

 

Sergeant Irl William Robert Shannon, undated.1

 

 

Obituary, unknown newspaper, undated.

 

 

References
1. Photograph and newspaper clipping kindly provided by Donna Shannon, niece of Sergeant IRL WILLIAM ROBERT 'Bobbie' SHANNON.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Donna Shannon, niece of Sergeant IRL WILLIAM ROBERT 'Bobbie' SHANNON.
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto   
Additional information provided by: Donna Shannon, niece of Sergeant IRL WILLIAM ROBERT 'Bobbie' SHANNON.

 

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