|1. Memorial:||Toronto Cemetery, Demuin||A. 10.|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.130|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||24B GQS|
Awards & Titles:
|Military Medal |
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 14/Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)|
|Action : The Battle of Amiens and associated actions|
8 August - 17 August 1918. This was the battle that turned the tide of the German advance and started the Allied advances that were to culminate in the Armistice three months later. The impact of the defeat at Amiens on German morale cannot be overstated ? they had done all they could yet still the allies, particularly with US troops starting to be deployed to effect, had absorbed everything and were still capable of attacking and beating them.
His Probate provides a middle name: NEILSON Frank Kenny of 7 Balgray-road Downfield Dundee lieutenant 14th Canadian battalion died 8 August 1918 in France Confirmation of James Neilson. Sealed London 25 April.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Castle No. 1436 E.C.||East Kent|
11th September 1916
11th December 1916
8th January 1917
Frank was a 32 year old Farrier? Quarter-master Sergeant, based at Shorncliffe Camp at the time of initiation in 1916. His contribution record goes on to show that he was "Killed 8th Aug/18."
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley