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30/12/2015 John McKenna enlisted in Edinburgh.
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private J McKenna was the son of Frank McKenna, Killarney, Clogher, County Tyrone. The CWGC also record him as the husband of Alice McKenna, of 50 Rosebery Gardens, Harringay, London.
30/12/2015 The War Memorial in Clogher lists a Private John McKenna, Scots Guards of Killaley. If it is assumed the townland is Killaney, we can extract the census result.
30/12/2015 Private John McKenna (6260) was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Scots Guards when he was killed in action on Wednesday 5th Apr 1916. He was 26 years old.
30/12/2015 Family: Francis McKenna, Annie McKenna, Patrick McKenna (born about 1880), John McKenna (born about 1890), Ellen McKenna (born about 1890), Thomas McKenna (born about 18893).
30/12/2015 The 1911 census does not list John as living with the family at house 2 in Killaney Lower, Kilfaddy, County Tyrone. They were a family of farm labourers.
30/12/2015 John McKenna was the son of Francis and Annie McKenna. John was born in Clogher, County Tyrone about 1890.
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