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Bernard Collins Connelly

In memory of:

Sergeant Bernard Collins Connelly

September 3, 1920

Military Service


Service Number:

113009

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Mounted Rifles

Division:

8th

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to the London Gazette dated 21 December 1916. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 28, 1890
England

Enlistment:

December 20, 1914
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of George Collins and Maria (nee Collins) Connelly of Ottawa, Ontario. Husband of Jessie Connelly of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 548 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot 29. Lot 14.35.

Location:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Bernard Connelly– February 16, 1909
  • Attestation Papers– Source Library and Archives Canada.
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)

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