Private HUGHIE MICHAEL McKEON (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames HUGHIE MICHAEL
Surname McKEON (photo added)
Initials H M
Place of Birth ALEXANDRIA, ONTARIO, CANADA
Date of Birth Thursday, 22 November 1917
Date of Death Tuesday, 15 August 1944
Age 27
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From CORNWALL, ONTARIO, CANADA
Service Number C/77977
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Unknown
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XVI. E. 15.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph A SAD BUT SWEET REMEMBRANCE, FOND AND TRUE. A TOKEN OF LOVE, DEAR HUGHIE, FOR YOU
Family Details SON OF EDWARD J. AND MARY ANN MCKEON; HUSBAND OF EUNICE M. MCKEON, OF CARDINAL, ONTARIO.

Additional Information

HUGHIE MICHAEL McKEON and his bride Eunice,
on their wedding day.

 

 

Memorial collage by family.

 

 

References
1. Collage kindly provided by Patricia L. McKeon-Wooton, niece of Private HUGHIE MICHAEL McKEON.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Patricia L. McKeon-Wooton, niece of Private HUGHIE MICHAEL McKEON.
Additional photographs provided by: Patricia L. McKeon-Wooton, niece of Private HUGHIE MICHAEL McKEON.
Additional information provided by: Patricia L. McKeon-Wooton, niece of Private HUGHIE MICHAEL McKEON.

 

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What other people have said

USA

Betty Albright

Sadly we lost this young man in his prime. How sad that his bride was left alone. We thank our lucky stars that he fought for freedom, and for all of us.

On Saturday, February 1, 2014
Brampton, Ontario, Canada

margaret Rose Gaunt

Rest in peace Hughie ... you are not forgotten.

On Friday, January 17, 2014