Cranney (McCann), John (William) –

NOTE:- Also known as William McCANN. Husband of Mary Ann McCann (nee Dolan), of 7, Gurth Street, Tonge Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire.

Personal details

  • Surname: Cranney (McCann)
  • Forename: John (William)
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Kilmallock, County Limerick, Ireland
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 21st, 1914
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 8802
  • Regiment: Not known
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Conflict: Not known


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 05/02/1915 06/08/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: S2b-d* S1j*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 03/04/1915

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