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Henry McLERNON

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Surname: McLERNON

Forename(s): Henry

Place of Birth: Parkhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Service No: S/1743

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany’s)

Battalion / Unit: 7th (Service) Battalion

Division: 9th (Scottish) Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1918-01-07

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. F. 9.

CWGC Cemetery: FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

Henry McLernon was the son of Matthew? and Caroline McLernon, later Shields.

In the 1911 Langcliffe, Yorkshire Census, a John McLernon, aged 22 years, born Parkhead, Glasgow, who was probably Henry's brother, was boarding at Ellwood Cottages with Harry and Sarah Ann Farrow.

The wreath laid when the Settle Market Cross was converted to a temporary shrine read: In loving remembrance of my dear brother, Private Henry McLernon, Seaforth Highlanders. ('Craven Herald' 15 August 1919).

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Henry McLernon, S/1743, Sea. Highs. Theatre of War first served in: 1 [France]. Date of entry therein: 10.5.15. K. in A. Address: Next-of-Kin Mrs. McLernon, c/o Thomas McLeary, 45, Carleston Street, Springburn, Glasgow.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Henry McLernon, S/1743, 7/Bn Seaforth Highlanders.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Henry McLernon, S/1743, 7 Seaforth Hdrs. Date and Place of Death: 7.1.18 in action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Caroline £13 16s. 8d.; brother - Matthew £1 19s. 7d.; brother - William £1 19s. 7d.; brother - John £1 19s. 7d.; sister - Caroline Shennan £1 19s. 6d.; sister - Jane £1 19s. 6d.; sister - Agnes £1 19s. 6d.; sister - Mary Ilwrath £1 19s. 7d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Henry.

Data Source: Craven Herald Article

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany’s)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany’s)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 9th (Scottish) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 9th (Scottish) Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: McLERNON

Forename(s): Henry

Born: Parkhead, Lanarkshire

Residence:

Enlisted: Baillieston, Lanarkshire

Number: S/1743

Rank: Private

Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's)

Battalion: 7th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 07/01/18

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: McLERNON

Forename(s): H

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: S/1743

Rank: Private

Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders

Unit: 7th Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 07/01/1918

Additional Information:

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The Shrine at Settle

The Shrine at Settle

Settle Market Cross converted into a temporary shrine (9 August 1919)

Courtesy of John Pearcy, Hellifield

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