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5870   Bombardier John McKenna
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 128th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (British Army)
Died: 25/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 40
Summary      
John McKenna was the son of Bernard and Bridget McKenna. John was born about 1878 in Glasgow. John McKenna enlisted in Dungannon. Bombardier John McKenna (5870) was serving with the 128th Heavy Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery when he was killed in action in France on the 25th March 1918. He was 40 years old. The CWGC record Bombardier John McKenna as the son of Bernard and Bridget McKenna, of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. The CWGC also records Bombardier John McKenna as the husband of Jane McKenna.
Further Information
John McKenna was the son of Bernard and Bridget McKenna. John was born about 1878 in Glasgow.
John McKenna enlisted in Dungannon.
Bombardier John McKenna (5870) was serving with the 128th Heavy Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery when he was killed in action in France on the 25th March 1918. He was 40 years old.
Bombardier McKenna is commemorated on panel 10 on Pozieres Memorial, in France.
The CWGC record Bombardier John McKenna as the son of Bernard and Bridget McKenna, of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone.
The CWGC also records Bombardier John McKenna as the husband of Jane McKenna.
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1 1901 Census lists McKenna family Does not list John as living with the family at house 4 in Fallaghearn, Foremass, Tyrone
2 1901 Census lists McKenna family Does not list John as living with the family at house 12 in Garvagh, Trinamadan, Tyrone
3 1901 Census lists McKenna family Does not list John as living with the family at house 1 in Shamble Lane, Dungannon
4 1901 Census lists McKenna family Does not list John as living with the family at house 6 in Shanco, Clogher, Tyrone
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