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Forename(s): John Harold Anthony
Place of Birth: Bramley (Leeds), Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Lancers, 9th (Queen’s Royal)
Battalion / Unit: ---
Division: division unknown
Date of Death: 1921-03-23
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: In North-West corner
CWGC Cemetery: SPOFFORTH (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CONISTONE-WITH-KILNSEY, YORKSHIRE
John Harold Anthony Tennant (born 2 February 1900) was the son of Frederick William and Agnes Fraser Tennant, née Nickols. Frederick was born at Scarcroft and Agnes at Bramley, Yorkshire. John was the cousin of T/Captain Robert Edward Tennant (q.v.) and Captain Arthur Noel Edwards (q.v.).
1901 Leeds, Yorkshire Census: Rosegarth - John H.A. Tennant, age 1 year, born Bramley, Yorkshire, son of Fred W. and Agnes F. Tennant.
1911 Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire Census: Lockers Park - John H.A. Tennant, aged 11 years, born Moortown, Yorkshire. [John was a pupil of this preparatory school. The future 1st Earl of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, was also a pupil there at the same time.]
John was killed in an I.R.A. ambush at Scramogue, Co. Roscommon, during the Irish War of Independence.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Lieut J.H.A. Tennant, 9th Lancers. Date and Place of Death: 23.3.21. Wounds. Ireland. To whom issued: Father - Frederick William Tennant Esq. £6 2s. 11d.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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